Armadillos Are Being Jerks Right Now

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Asuncion, PARAGUAY: A giant armadillo (tatou), a species in danger of extinction is seen in the zoo of Asuncion, 15 September 2006. The four year-old male, rescued from the Paraguayan Chaco, is one meter and a half long and weighs 60kg. This armadillo is one of the ancient mammals of South America. AFP PHOTO / Norberto Duarte (Photo credit should read NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: NORBERTO DUARTE/AFP/Getty Images

When was the last time you've thought of an armadillo? A long time ago, most likely. You may have even forgotten that they exist. But they're definitely still out there. And they're giving everyone leprosy. [MSNBC]