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bijou
10-05-2011, 02:51 PM
Armadillos in D.C.? It may sound absurd, but new reports show that the leathery, armored mammal from Texas is on the move and could soon take up residence in the Washington area.

Climate change is the culprit, reports the Daily Climate Web site, citing biologists’ claims that the armadillo’s northward expansion can be attributed to a warming atmosphere.

The Museum of Life and Science in North Carolina adds that the armadillo’s lack of natural predators and Americans’ reluctance to hunt and eat them are also contributing factors. ...Attack of the killer armadillos (http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-buzz/post/roving-armadillos-could-be-heading-for-the-washington-area-biologists-say/2011/10/05/gIQAJMU8ML_blog.html?wprss=the-buzz)

djones520
10-05-2011, 03:18 PM
I say it's time we get all John Marsten on their ass. :mg:

lacarnut
10-05-2011, 05:02 PM
Possum on the half shell. Good eating I have heard.Cajun stew with coon, possum, tree rat, armadillo has gotta be yummy. Speaking of rats; we have plenty of two legged ones i n DC.

fettpett
10-05-2011, 05:45 PM
watch out for the lepers!!! :eek: