Aside from humans, armadillos are the only other natural hosts of leprosy in the world. In some parts of the South, more than 20% of armadillos have the infection. (JIM WATSON, AFP/Getty Images / April 28, 2011)
Mystery illness at Playboy Mansion linked to bacterium that causes Legionnaires disease
By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times
They’re cute. They’re often roadkill. Some gourmands say they’re tasty, whether baked or barbecued.
Now Louisiana researchers have learned something else about nine-banded armadillos.
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