The World Cup is a chance to save Brazil’s ‘football’ armadillos

What lives in Brazil and looks like a football? Brazil’s official World Cup mascot. The three-banded armadillo is a mammal native to Brazil’s dry tropical forests, and rolls into a ball when threatened. But nearly half of the armadillos’ habitat has been cleared.

via The World Cup is a chance to save Brazil’s ‘football’ armadillos.

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2 comments on “The World Cup is a chance to save Brazil’s ‘football’ armadillos

  1. It’s so sad that the increasing world population is disenfranchising our precious animal habitats.

  2. susanai says:

    I agree absolutely Ian.

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