A nine-banded armadillo photographed near Santa Clara, Texas. Taken quite close to the Rio Grande.
The nine-banded armadillo is the only armadillo native to the United States. Contrary to popular belief, it cannot roll up into a sphere to protect itself (though some other armadillo species can).
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Nine Banded Armadillo in South Texas was last modified: June 27th, 2020 by