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Saturday, April 17, 2010

In 2004, a lab at a university in Texas received a $6 million federal grant to breed radioactive armadillos for possible use in warfare.

See also:
- Texas Parks and Wildlife

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  • Ooooh! you're in real trouble now. That's still classified.

    By Blogger Xetheare, at November 17, 2008 1:34 PM  

  • WTF???????

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at February 10, 2009 10:04 PM  

  • exactly what we need radioactive roadkill

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at May 08, 2009 2:46 AM  

  • I'd be very interested to know exactly how radioactive armadillos would be of any use on the modern battlefield, except to potentially make their handlers ill from radiation exposure. Oh, let me guess...that's why the program was terminated, right? Sheesh.

    By Anonymous Teenage Mutant Ninja 'Dillo, at June 04, 2009 7:10 PM  

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