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Re: now armadillo


HA HA...very funny Rich. You'd never expect a critter like an armadillo to CHASE you...and I mean it was aggressive. Ickkkk. That's all I have to say about that. Nasty little varmints.


Jesse Rene' Bell
Claremore, OK
Zone 6





From: "Richard T. Apking" <richa@midlands.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Subject: Re: [CHAT] was: Theresa's pics, now armadillo
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 15:43:15 -0800

Jim--Now that I'd like to see a picture of, and of course, the armadillo
chasing Jesse. What a hoot!! Rich, hiding from the armadillos in Z-5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Island Jim" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, February 23, 2003 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] was: Theresa's pics, now armadillo


> when the short one sneaked up behind one in our driveway and hit in the
> butt with a broom, she reported that it squealed and jumped straight up in
> the air. i wasn't there, but i don't think she made it up.
>
>
>
> At 12:33 PM 2/23/03 -0600, you wrote:
> >I understand (not that we have any in my neck of the woods) that an
> >armadillo behavior that contributes to their tendency to become roadkill
> >is - when in a road, and seeing an approaching car, instead of freezing,
> >they leap straight into the air. Does anyone with greater familiarity
with
> >the habits of the armadillo know if this is true...or urban myth?
> >Cathy, west central IL, z5b
> >On Saturday, February 22, 2003, at 08:42 PM, Zemuly@aol.com wrote:
> >
> >>In a message dated 02/22/2003 6:26:39 PM Central Standard Time,
> >>gardenqueen@gbronline.com writes:
> >>
> >>
> >>>Armadillos? In Tennessee?? Wow.
> >>>
> >>
> >>I must admit one hardly ever sees any live ones. They must do their
digging
> >>at night, then burrow during the day. They seem to be the favorite road
kill,
> >>though. <LOL> The word is they all walked over the I-10 bridge at New
> >>Orleans.
> >>
> >>zem
> >>zone 7
> >>West TN
> >>
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