Interesting facts about armadillos

Armadillos always give birth to four cubs of the same sex.

Armadillos have a well-developed sense of smell and hearing, but poor eyesight. They are color blind

Battleships sleep an average of 18.5 hours a day.

Armadillos, along with chimpanzees, bonobos and humans, are mammals that mate in a "missionary position."

Armadillos can walk underwater. They have a very low oxygen demand and can hold their breath for 6 minutes, keeping air in the trachea and bronchi.

Armadillos are the only animals with leprosy.

After death, the genitals of the armadillo remain active for some time.

When an armadillo is frightened, it curls up into a ball.

Armadillos love to climb into apartments.

The battleship is depicted on the coat of arms of Grenada.

An interesting fact, the armadillo has a body temperature of about 32 ° C. Because of this, they do not survive in areas with low temperatures.

A female armadillo can freeze pregnancy for several years due to stress.