The names are funny and interesting- they love the HP references, and beautiful illustrations. The adjective "screaming" derives from its habit of squealing when handled. Workman Publishing Company; Illustrated edition (September 15, 2020), Reviewed in the United States on October 15, 2020. You are not eligible for this coupon. That's just wrong.). Its name comes from the noise this armadillo makes when handled or threatened, and it also goes by several names, including the screaming armadillo, the dwarf screaming armadillo (due to its small size), the crying armadillo, and the small hairy armadillo. They have fine hair that helps them keep a stable temperature. Be the first! However, they do not come highly recommended to people who have no experience keeping exotic animals. But not all are photographed all because some of the animals reside 2,000 to 4,000 feet deep in the water off the coast of Australia. The Screaming Hairy Armadillo and 76 Other Animals with Weird, Wild Names, Paperback – Illustrated, September 15, 2020. Armadillos are also known for their leathery shells that cover most of the top of the animal, though the shell of the pink fairy armadillo is notably softer and more flexible. This is a parade of creatures notable for their bizarre, baffling, and just-plain-funny names. I got one for each of them. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Most are miserable and/or dangerous in captivity. You sound well-educated on armadillos, & don't sound like you'd sell one to someone not versed in caring for them, I hope. 6 Banded Armadillo. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. The length of its tail is from 90 to 175 millimetres. All four young ones develop from the same egg and share the same placenta till they are born. This has prompted numerous rumors about the shell actually being metallic. Something went wrong. The writing is accessible, funny, and scientific but never excessively silly. "The Screaming Hairy Armadillo and 76 Other Animals with Weird, Wild Names" by Matthew Murrie and Steve Murrie, illustrated by Julie Benbassat Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on September 20, 2020. They are perfect when it comes to digging. Armadillos are placental mammals meaning that they give birth to live young ones. Please stop selling these "exotic" animals! Screaming Hairy Armadillo (Chaetophractus vellerosus) – found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Paraguay. Adopt an armadillo today! Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Nine-banded armadillos will always give birth to four babies who are always identical because they have developed from the same egg. Very few people know exactly what is needed and on top of that the state laws of some places restrict keeping one as a pet. Comments. : Mind-Blowing Science Questions Answered, The Never Girls Collection #1 (Disney: The Never Girls): Books 1-4, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, Dog Man: Grime and Punishment: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #9) (9). Be that as it may, armadillos also love water for swimming. You should make a point of taking the animal to a wildlife rehabilitation center that is licensed. The nursing armadillos obviously do not eat the same thing as the adults. There are three-banded and six-banded armadillos. There was a problem loading your book clubs. It's not worth the money, doing this. A great book for getting a first grader to enjoy reading! My Kids love reading this and remember so many facts! 2 years old. For adult armadillos moist canned food is the way to go. (I can't believe there's not an armadillo emoji. 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