we're going to fill you in on real activist movements, we
should tell you a bit about real armadillos as well.
are animals native to south America. Their primary
defense mechanism is a hard outer shell which is segmented
so that they can roll up into a ball - thus protecting their
softer extremities (ie. head, tail, feet, etc.) They
live in burrows and are nocturnal.
Armadillos hear well and have an excellent sense of smell,
but are nearly blind and can't see color at all. (How we
know that... I have no clue) Their are several types of
armadillos ranging from six inches to about 5 feet...
armadillos eat bugs... mostly ants, but some eat beetles.
Some, large, varieties also eat snakes, and some are
vegetarians! But they don't have incisors or canines
(the sharp teeth just past our front teeth which are used
for tearing and puncturing...) They do have sharp
is a Spanish word that means "little armored thing"... which
makes sense, because that is exactly what they are...
an added bonus: an armadillo link! Everything you never
wanted to know about our little friends.
*Information for this section (little as it is) was obtained
from... my random knowledge from things I've heard over the
span of my life, and the above site.