Why Roly Polys Are Actually Secret Mini Ninja Armadillos

Roly Poly’s are actually secret ninja armadillos. Here is how.


All coiled up they can be…


Strange how they can both coil up in such a way…

(London Permaculture/Flickr)


Just watch how it walks… (observe the tiny feet verses the huge shell)


This is how a roly poly walks (skip to 1:12)


This cat wants to play with an armadillo…


Similar to how this praying mantis wants to play with this roly poly (WARNING: graphic scenes)


Roly polys are definitely mini ninja armadillos.

*Image of “Armadillo” via Shutterstock