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Armadillo sightings are up in Kansas and Missouri; warmer winters may be the reason

Kansas City Star - May 22, 2017
It seems warmer weather has invited a new creature to roam our neck of the woods — or rather prairie, since we're talking Kansas and Missouri. The Prairie Park Nature Center in Lawrence is reporting that the armadillo, a foraging, armor-plated mammal ...

Oh, how Rollie the armadillo loves this pink toy

Mother Nature Network - May 18, 2017
This is Rollie, a southern three-banded armadillo, and Rollie loves his little rubber pink teddy bear. The tiny armadillo pounces — as much as an armadillo can actually pounce — on the toy and squirms around on the ground with it. Rollie even seems ...

Hands-on with Google's new Fuchsia OS and the 'Armadillo' UI [Video]

9to5Google - May 10, 2017
Since the build we're running is just an early preview, there are still a lot of missing features, broken links, and placeholders, but enough of the core functions work to get an early feel for Fuchsia's Armadillo UI. The home screen is a vertically ...

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Armadillo books

Armadillo World Headquarters: A Memoir

by: Eddie Wilson

“Eddie’s story is by turns hilarious, informative, and the living spirit of its age. . . . [He] piles the most unlikely anecdotes on top of one another, creating a land of enchantment and an order of chemically altered consciousness that rescues an era I’d thought not so much lost as forgotten. Not only am I thrilled I’ve read this story and wish I was in it, I wish I’d written it.”
—Dave Marsh, from the foreword

“The Armadillo World Headquarters . . . was one of the most exciting, and remained one of the most exciting, places in the United States for the years that it was in operation.
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Knit Your Own Zoo: Easy-to-Follow Patterns for 24 Animals

by: Sally Muir, Joanna Osborne

From the authors of the beloved and best-selling Knit Your Own Dog, Knit Your Own Cat, and Knit Your Own Dog: The Second Litter comes Knit Your Own Zoo! With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for 24 animals, it's an irresistible guide to knitting a single exotic pet or an entire stuffed menagerie.

What could be better than a cuddly koala or a long-necked giraffe to call your own? Knit Your Own Zoo includes patterns for both, as well as a tiger, crocodile, penguin, meerkat, elephant, armadillo, panda, a kangaroo and her joey, and 14 other delightful creatures.
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Horned Armadillos and Rafting Monkeys: The Fascinating Fossil Mammals of South America

by: Darin A. Croft

South America is home to some of the most distinctive mammals on Earth―giant armadillos, tiny anteaters, the world’s largest rodent, and its smallest deer. But the continent once supported a variety of other equally intriguing mammals that have no close living relatives: armored mammals with tail clubs, saber-toothed marsupials, and even a swimming sloth. We know of the existence of these peculiar species thanks to South America’s rich fossil record, which provides many glimpses of prehistoric mammals and the ecosystems in which they lived.
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Ape & Armadillo Take Over The World: TOON Level 3

Armadillo is trying to come up with a plan for global domination...but with every new idea, being a bad guy seems a little less fun—especially if ruling the world means losing your best friend. Readers will delight in star cartoonist James Sturm's tender and just depiction of a friendship in peril.

James Sturm is the author of several books for kids, including the Adventures in Cartooning series and the forthcoming Ape and Armadillo Take Over the World. Sturm also helped start a college for cartoonists, the Center for Cartoon Studies, in the small railroad village of White River Junction, Vermont.
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Amazing Armadillo

Jeff the Nature Guy introduces a new resident of ZooMontana, a three-banded armadillo!

Tatu virando bola, Armadillo rolls into a ball - In the wild Brazil

The Brazilian three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes tricinctus) is an armadillo species endemic to Brazil, where it is known as tatu-bola It is one of only two species ...

Orphaned baby armadillo discovered in backyard

This little guy has made a backyard his home for the past 3 days. Now named Dilly, his mother is no where to be seen. Dilly is usually left to himself so that he ...

Armadillo Playing Is The Cutest

Armadillos are not very high on the cute animal list. But that's all about to change thanks to this precious video by Animal Moments. Rollie is a southern ...

three-banded armadillo

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