By Alana Theron

Armadillo Collects Leaf Litter For Its Nest

By Alana Theron

Armadillos are renowned for their distinctive armored shells.

Their name, derived from Spanish, means “little armored ones.”

These natural suits are made of bony plates covered with tough scales, offering protection against predators.

Armadillos come in various sizes, from the tiny Pink Fairy Armadillo to the larger Giant Armadillo, showcasing different hues and patterns on their shells.

These intriguing creatures inhabit various environments, from forests to grasslands and even deserts.

They construct burrows or dens where they live and seek refuge

Armadillos are skilled diggers, using their strong claws to excavate complex underground homes, crucial for survival and raising offspring.

Intriguingly, armadillos exhibit remarkable nesting behaviors.

They collect leaf litter, grass, and other vegetation to create cozy nests within their burrows.

This behavior is brilliantly captured in a heartwarming video where an armadillo, showcasing its instinctual nature, diligently gathers leaves and twigs for its nest.

When the woman arrived home, she found the cookie on her window sill, and upon checking the security footage, she saw that it was a gift from the squirrel.

In the video, one can witness the industrious nature of the armadillo as it scurries around, meticulously collecting the necessary materials to construct a snug abode for itself and potential offspring.

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