Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Grant County until 8:00 p.m.

Indiana DNR finds rare armadillo in Perry County

PERRY COUNTY, Ind. – Conservation officers in southern Indiana encountered an unusual animal in Gatchel, Indiana yesterday.

ICO Howerton picked up an armadillo after receiving a call from a concerned citizen.

Armadillos are not native to Indiana, but reports of sightings and road kills have become more frequent in southern and western Indiana over the last few years.