Armadillos on post-Christmas workout regime after piling on the pounds

Could it be... the holiday armadillo? 👀

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1/23/2022 4:00:00 PM

Could it be... the holiday armadillo? 👀

Too many lie-ins and not enough moving around during the colder months have caused them to get a bit out of shape

InYourAreaBy Michael Drummond, PA South East CorrespondentOverindulgence in chocolates, cheese and other festive treats often see people cutting back in January – and the same is apparently true for a pair of armadillos.Plump pair Patsy and Eddie have been put on an exercise regime by zoo trainers after piling on 2kg between them.

The two friendly yellow armadillos, who arrived at Drusillas Park in East Sussex last July, are known to enjoy treats, snuffling shoes and clambering on laps.But it seems too many lie-ins and not enough moving around during the colder months have caused them to get a bit out of shape.

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