A stuffed armadillo is the skin of a dead armadillo that has been preserved, mounted and stuffed using the art of taxidermy to simulate a live armadillo. Alternatively, the phrase "stuffed armadillo" can be used to refer to a plush stuffed toy created to resemble an armadillo.Know More
Only one species of armadillo lives in the United States, the nine-banded armadillo. There are 19 other species of armadillo that live in Central and South America. Armadillos are closely related to sloths and anteaters. Armadillos are the only mammals that form a shell out of bony plates.
Willie Nelson, country singer, has a famous stuffed taxidermy mount armadillo that he uses as a mascot. It has been stolen and returned twice, as of August 2014.Learn more about Rodents
Apples are a food that squirrels enjoy. Squirrels eat nuts, seeds, lichens, buds, mushrooms, roots, pine cones, leaves, twigs, bark, black walnuts, oranges, avocados and apricots as well. Dried corn on the cob is a favorite food despite the fact that it can harbor mold that can harm them.Full Answer >
Two subspecies of the northern flying squirrel are considered threatened in the Appalachians, and the Virginia and North Carolina populations are considered endangered. Conservation efforts have placed nest boxes in western and southwestern Virginia to encourage breeding.Full Answer >
Guinea pigs are natural swimmers but may not appreciate being put into the water. They will swim if forced by being placed in water but often find it distressing.Full Answer >
Guinea pigs are native to South America and were first put into use by human society in what is now Boliva and Peru near the mountain range known as the Andes. Guinea pigs have historically been used as a source of food, as aides in religious ceremonies meant to detect and extract illnesses and as pets kept in the household.Full Answer >