Armadillo migration north in US possible sign of climate change

It may be one of the stranger signs of climate change: the nine-banded armadillo, which is native to Latin America and more recently Texas. Scientists say warmer winters have lured the mammals northwards, bringing with them parasites and diseases.

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    It may be one of the stranger signs of climate change: the nine-banded armadillo, which is native to Latin America and more recently Texas.

    Scientists say warmer winters have lured the mammals northwards, bringing with them parasites and diseases.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Carbondale, Illinois, a city that has become a relatively new haven for armadillos.


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