March of the Armadillo: Why You're Seeing More Armadillos in MO

Armadillo

By now most Missourians are familiar with armadillos, Spanish for "the little armored one." It's a cute name for a pesky creature, one that we see much more often flattened on the side of the road than animated and waddling along. As they continue their northward expansion from Texas, states as far north as Wisconsin are now home to these little creatures. So how and why are they migrating to Missouri and beyond? Read more from the Missouri Department of Conservation, and this interesting article from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

December 19, 2018 - 12:57pm
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