Watch out for armadillos on the roads this weekend

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - I don't know if you've seen them, but I have seen them on the side of the road lately.  More and more armadillos are making their way into our area.  Apparently they are adapting to colder climates.

I've never hit one, but I'm told their self defense mechanism is to jump up when they're scared.  Some drivers freak out when that happens.

So don't be surprised if something jumps up while you're driving the highways this holiday weekend.  You've been warned, so there's no need to panic.

I'm JB and that's The Way it Oughta Be.