Here are some armadillo fun facts (source The Encyclopedia of Trivia
The armadillo is the only other animal other than us humans that can contract leprosy.
While digging, an Armadillo can hold its breath for up to six minutes.
An armadillo can walk under water.
Armadillos feed on insects, snakes, fruit, and rotting flesh of dead animals.
Armadillos nearly always give birth to quadruplets of the same sex.
The Glyptodont, an ice age relative of the armadillo, was the size of a small car.