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armadillo


Westy armadillo syndrome
see epidermal dysplasia.
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Covington occasionally wanders away from his topic, as in the case of the story of his childhood venture into armadillo sales, which he writes in a funny, self-mocking style, but even the diversions add to his brightly painted picture of life on the Redneck Riviera.
I then read aloud Digging Armadillos, by Judith Jango-Cohen, a short non-fiction book that uses simple text and beautiful color photographs to explain the nine-banded armadillo, the only variety that lives in the United States.
Increasing incidence of leprosy and transmission from armadillos in central Florida: a case series.
Screaming hairy armadillos get their names from the squealing noise they make when they feel threatened 6 as well as their abundant hair, which is not found on most other armadillo species.
Our objectives were to evaluate the presence, relative abundance, and temporal activity patterns of giant armadillos across five locations that vary in the extent of human disturbance and in degree of protection in the central semiarid Argentine Chaco.
He thought the extinct animal, later dubbed a glyptodont, must have looked like a supersized armadillo.
The largest population was derived from armadillos that crossed the Rio Grande into Texas in the 19th century and have been expanding since, to north and east.
Giant armadillos inhabit the tropical forests of Amazonia, open savannas of the Cerrado and the Gran Chaco, the low lands of the Pantanal, and the Atlantic forest (Cabrera & Yepes 1940, Silveira et al.
I don't think I'd like crickets and mealworms for lunch, but the armadillos sure did.
Like all armadillos, it is covered with a chainmail-like shell of hardened skin.
WE'RE used to seeing toucans, zebras and pelicans on our streets - but now prepare to meet rows of armadillos.