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Armadillo

Armadillo, World Cup Mascot, Threatened With Extinction

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, June 12 (Reuters) - The armadillo, mascot of the FIFA World Cup, is threatened with e...

This Is Way Funnier Than It Should Be

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy

People always told me be careful of what you do And don't go around gathering young armadillos' leaves The armadillo came and stood right by me T...

WATCH: An Amadillo Is Basically A Tiny Gladiator

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Perhaps the ancestors of the armadillo spit fire, and could teleport, but at least now these guys can eat fire ants, right? All jokes aside, you ca...

Cara Santa Maria

People Still Get Leprosy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.23.2012 | Science

I've got to be honest: when I think of leprosy, I think of Jesus. Often regarded as a vestige from a bygone era, I was surprised to learn (from a read...

Ross Matthews and the Screaming Hairy Armadillo

David Mizejewski | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green
David Mizejewski

I recently made my debut appearance on Chelsea Lately on E!, so this week's Animal Oddity is about fun television segments.

Conviction of the Week: The Animals of Texas

Randall | Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy
Randall

Texas is home to some fabulous animals. But the craziest animal of Texas was convicted last week. An evil, nasty, racist, demonic animal named "Warren Jeffs."

Spreading Leprosy In The U.S. South?

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 06.28.2011 | Home

Up to 20 percent of U.S. armadillos are infected with leprosy -- and now a new study has found that these quirky little creatures may be transmitting ...

War as Reality TV in Danish Documentary Armadillo

Erica Abeel | Posted 06.17.2011 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Director/writer Janus Metz, embedded with a platoon of Danish soldiers in Afghanistan's Helmand Province for six months, exposes the bestial impulses war unleashes in otherwise decent, well-intentioned people.

PHOTOS: The Week's Best in Animals -- Baby Wallaby, Piglets, Baby Penguin & More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sure, we've got your predictably adorable baby penguins and pigs in this week's batch of photos. But we've also got some more unusual baby pics, inclu...