Armadillos are on their way to Chicago

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Armadillos, with their shells and long snouts, are often found waddling through the Texas desert.

But over the past decade, the animals have started to migrate into Illinois — and now they’re overwhelming the southern part of the state and showing up as far north as Peoria and Springfield. Experts say the shift is partly because of wetter summers and milder winters.

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