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This strange-looking animal could not possibly be another Missouri mammal. It has no fuzzy skin and only a little amount of hair inside the rigid plates of skin that nearly completely surround the frame. The use of nine smaller, moveable "bands" or "girdles" allows for the surrounding of large plates. The head, tail, and short legs all have plates. Strong claws are located on the feet. The general coloration ranges from a dark brown to a yellowish white.
An armadillo uses its tough shell, which is essentially a modified version of its skin, to defend itself. An armadillo would frequently run far away from a danger, dig, or press its body into the ground to prevent you from being flipped over.
The finest armadillo to roll into a ball for protection is the three-banded kind; this species' teardrop-shaped skull plate covers the hole to make sure the armour is impenetrable.
Home dogs, wild cats, raptors, and humans are among the dangers to armadillos. They will immediately curl up into a ball if they feel threatened. With bare fingers, they are almost impossible to open since they resemble a ball of scales. An armadillo was shot at by a few people, but it only reacted by bouncing back.
Although armadillos can swim well, their heavy shell makes it necessary for them to breathe in order to give off buoyancy. They occasionally have the ability to hold their breath for up to six minutes while walking through the shallows of a river or lake. Armadillos can be kept away from your home by removing areas that are overgrown with brush and garbage. Songbirds and other species do, however, frequently find cherished habitats in brushy areas.
In order for their armor to protect them and keep predators away from pursuing them, armadillos frequently escape into their burrows or into thorny bushes when they sense danger. Some species, when frightened, will leap three to four feet into the air. Because armadillos eat insects that live on the ground, delaying their food source will frequently result in their looking for food elsewhere. The local flora and other living creatures may suffer if all insects, worms, and grubs are completely eliminated from the soil and vegetation.
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