20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Armored Warrior

His body covered in heavy armor, a nine-banded Armadillo scours the forest floor for any tasty morsels beneath the decaying leaf litter, twigs, and root systems that make up his daily wandering routine.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America
Copyright: © Dennis Stewart