Armadillos are insectivores who enjoy a diet of invertebrates and insects, and they primarily eat grubs, insects, spiders, lizards, scorpions and worms. Armadillos may also eat carrion, eggs and fruit.Know More
The armadillo uses its super sensitive nose to sniff out its food, and if food is underground — such as burrowing bugs — the armadillo will use its long claws to uproot it — a behavior that has led to the armadillo being considered a pest by many homeowners, gardeners and farmers.
The armadillo has a broad range that stretches from South and Central America through Mexico and the Southern U.S. It generally prefers wetlands, savannas and prairies.Learn more about Mammals
Minks eat crayfish, frogs, ducks, mice, rabbits, fish, shrews and other small mammals. Their diet varies depending on the time of year and will change to fit the needs of the season.Full Answer >
Armadillos do not lay eggs because they are mammals who give birth to live young. These baby armadillos develop from the same fertilized egg, use the same placenta and number from one to three. This is true except in the case of the genus Dasypus.Full Answer >
Hedgehogs in the wild prefer diets of small animals, worms, snails, fruits, vegetables and insects. Commercially produced foods for domestic hedgehogs typically contain chitin, which is made from insect exoskeletons.Full Answer >
Hippos, scientifically known as hippopotamus amphibius, are herbivores, meaning they do not eat meat. They live on various species of the grasses that grow alongside their watery habitat.Full Answer >