One of an ever-diminishing number of Brazilian three-banded armadillos stands next to a football at Rio de Janeiro zoo. Photo: AFP
One of an ever-diminishing number of Brazilian three-banded armadillos stands next to a football at Rio de Janeiro zoo. Photo: AFP

Brazil's World Cup armadillo facing extinction, says nature watchdog

Population of scaly animal continues to dwindle, says watchdog's report on endangered species

One of an ever-diminishing number of Brazilian three-banded armadillos stands next to a football at Rio de Janeiro zoo. Photo: AFP
One of an ever-diminishing number of Brazilian three-banded armadillos stands next to a football at Rio de Janeiro zoo. Photo: AFP
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