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Animal with natural armor


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ARMADILLO shells are bulletproof.

ATexas man was hospitalized when a bullet he shot at an armadillo ricocheted off the animal and hit him in the jaw.

According to Live Science, armadillos are barrel-shaped animals covered with natural armor. In fact, its name in Spanish means “little armored one.”

The armadillo’s armor works well against predators.

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The word armadillo means “little armoured one” in Spanish.

All species are native to the America, where they inhabit different environments, says Wikipedia.

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TRIVIA PA MORE (Various Sources): Peanuts aren’t technically nuts.

They’re legumes. According to Merriam-Webster, a nut is only a nut if it’s “a hard-shelled dry fruit or seed with a separable rind or shell and interior kernel.”

That means walnuts, almonds, cashews, and pistachios aren’t nuts either. They’re seeds.

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The Philippine Flying Lemur is known as kagwang or colugo. This type of lemur is endemic to southern and eastern areas of the Philippines.

Their face resembles a dog while its body looks like that of a flying squirrel.

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Could dogs really have descended from wolves?

It is believed that dogs that are wild and ferocious came down from ancestors who once lived in the wilderness and hunted for food. That golden retriever could be one of them.

Researchers agree that dogs are a descendant of ancient wolves and that humans actively bred them to become what they are now.

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