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Darwin and Giant Armadillos

“In the course of his geologic studies, Darwin came across many fossils of extinct mammals.  Among the most interesting to him were those of giant armadillos. 152 more words


The Far Side

I miss The Far Side, a surreal, single-panel cartoon series by the incomparable Gary Larson.

The cartoon pictured isn’t among his absolute best, but it has armadillos in it, which, for me, makes it a keeper. 167 more words


A Bolivian Legend

There was once an armadillo that loved music more than anything else. Every night, no matter how tired, the armadillo would trundle to the frog-pond to delight in the symphony of the frogs as they sang back and forth: their husky echoes serenaded the moon, and each other. 610 more words

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The Pill Bug's Hat

The image below is from one of my daughter’s (Brynne’s) imagination (at least I hope it’s from her imagination…). She’s always been artistic, and is currently attending the… 48 more words


Louis Vuitton Armadillo

Artist Billie Achilleo has created a series of animal sculptures for the launch of Louis Vuitton’s Mon Monogram line. I particularly like the Armadillo pictured below:

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“The sun lay on the grass and warmed it, and in the shade under the grass the insects moved, ants and ant lions to set traps for them, grasshoppers to jump into the air and flick their yellow wings for a second, sow bugs like little armadillos, plodding restlessly on many tender feet.” 16 more words


Armadillo Shoe

They’re not a shoe that I’d ever wear, but they look seriously awesome.

You can find them on the MINK Shoes Site

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