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Newspaper release on Dr. Klemm and his book:
http://media.www.thebatt.com/media/storage/paper657/news/2007/08/28/News/Veterinary.Professor.Shows.Armadillos.Love-2939275.shtml

General news about armadillos:
http://www.dilloscape.com/dilloinfo.html

On-line stores for armadillo items:
https://www.msu.edu/~nixonjos/armadillo/items.html

http://www.cafepress.com/dillostore

Lead hazard in Mexican armadillo curios. The U.S. Consumer Protection Agency has recalled 5000 carved wooden armadillos imported from Mexico because they contain excess levels of lead in the paint.
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml94/94067.html

Summaries of armadillo trivia, from an Austin, Tx site:
http://austin.about.com/od/armadillos/Armadillos_in_Austin.htm

Tips on controlling armadillos that disturb gardens and flower beds:
http://www.wildlife.pro/orlando-armadillo.html

Armadillo control/removal:

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/armadillos.htm

Biological information on all twenty recognized species of armadillo. There are pictures for many species, and a small number of video clips.
http://www.msu.edu/~nixonjos/armadillo/

Review of different species of armadillos, with pictures, see: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Dasypodidae.html

Scientific paper on food habits of four species:
http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache:bRTDtfFWde8J:zoolstud.sinica.edu.tw/Journals/46.4/529.pdf+armadillo+biology&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=7&gl=us&client=firefox-a

Scientific paper on evolution of armadillos. Provocative new theory
http://www.macroevolution.net/pangolins.html

Charango: a mandolin-type of instrument, popular in South America, made from armadillo shell. A German who has spent many years in Bolivia ells me he thinks armadillos are nearly extinct in Bolivia. He has never seen one there. Despite recent government bans, natives continue to kill armadillos to make their native musical instrument. They may also hunt them for food.

Here are some links on the instrument:

Charango – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The charango is a small South American stringed instrument of the lute family, about 66 cm long, traditionally made with the shell of the back of an 
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charango

Charangos – The South American Super Ukulele!

Charangos – The South American Super Ukulele!: chords, strumming and picking, stringed instruments, rhythm playing.
www.bobbrozman.com/charangos.html

The Charango: Small South American Lute

History and Tuning of the Charango, a small lute from South America.
www.ancient-future.com/guitar/charango.html

Charango

Charango – The small lute of the Andes.  The charango is a small Andean lute that was traditionally made from the body of an armadillo. 
www.asza.com/icharango.shtml

Weird new instrument – The Charango guitar – The Something Awful 

Sabino, the luthier, showed me an armadillo carapace that he used to build charangos with. However, it’s no more legal to killarmadillos for charangos
forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=2878524 – 38k

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