I just saw an armadillo.....

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by Redlined, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Redlined

    Redlined 12 pointer

    Sep 23, 2005
    In The Tree Next To Ya
    On the side of the road at the beginning of the eastbound lanes of the Cumberland Pkwy, south of Park City. He's squashed and quite dead, so it's not going anywhere. I knew they were in the western part of the state, but that's getting pretty central when you figure right outside of Glasgow......
  2. WaterDog88

    WaterDog88 10 pointer

    Jul 28, 2008
    I have heard they are moving progressively east. Don't know why...
  3. EC

    EC 12 pointer

    Jul 13, 2003
    Louisville, KY.
    Used to see these as a kid in western Kentucky...long time ago. They weren't abundant. But you would see them sometimes. Mainly squashed on the side of the road.
  4. KYhunter

    KYhunter Cyber-Hunter

    Dec 9, 2001
    Buddy of mine saw one on Taylorsville WMA a couple years ago.
  5. WildmanWilson

    WildmanWilson 12 pointer

    Dec 26, 2004
    Western Ky.
    A friend of mine saw one a few weeks ago in his yard in Union Co. Another friend found one 2 years ago dead in Union Co. at H&H WMA.
  6. manning774x4

    manning774x4 Fawn

    Nov 28, 2011
    summer shade ky
    Saw one run over in metcalfe co,i turned around and got out to look at it, just to make sure I wasn't crazy.
  7. JDMiller

    JDMiller 12 pointer

    Jun 12, 2005
    " Between the Rivers "
    I saw 2 belly up on the way to church yesterday.... pretty much common place anymore around home..... and the Purchase area in general.

    Which at first several years ago... I admit they were a novelty of sorts.... rare sight. But populations are booming around here the last few years.... pretty much as common as a possum or skunk road kill. Getting where everyone is not paying near the attention to them.
  8. RackedUP

    RackedUP 8 pointer

    Oct 30, 2013
    I've seen them a few times in Bullitt co as early as 6 years ago
  9. Jman

    Jman 8 pointer

    Feb 14, 2003
    Is it against the law to shoot one in Kentucky? I know in other states they are considered as a nuisance (similar to groundhog here) and can be eliminated year around.
  10. 1wildcatfan

    1wildcatfan 12 pointer

    Jan 2, 2009
    raised n Bullitt Co.
    saw 4-5 between Aurora and Hardin a couple of weeks ago.
  11. ghost22-250

    ghost22-250 Fawn

    Oct 18, 2015
    Saw one dead on the mountain parkway in Stanton last year. Don't know if someone brought it to mess with people or it made it here by itself.
  12. JDMiller

    JDMiller 12 pointer

    Jun 12, 2005
    " Between the Rivers "
    We're freakin eat up with the things. Which I'm about 10 minutes south of Hardin ..roughly 5 miles north of Murray.

    I don't think I've traveled a single time down hwy 80 between Murray & Aurora without seeing a couple splattered this summer.

    Dang yotes won't even drag the carcasses off the road... lol.
  13. Docwaters

    Docwaters 6 pointer

    Sep 27, 2013
    Possum on the half shell
  14. wademup

    wademup 12 pointer

    Feb 5, 2004
    benton, ky, USA.
    I can't believe I haven't got one on a camera yet , I saw one smashed recently 1/4 mile from where I hunt near Gilbertsville
  15. JDMiller

    JDMiller 12 pointer

    Jun 12, 2005
    " Between the Rivers "
    Heck .. I expect anytime now to find one in the garage feeding at the cats bowl... lol.

    Which on that note I'm pulling my cams at the farm tomorrow. Done tagged a buck and not interested in seeing what I can't shoot now. But may set one up here at the house on the garden which is sowed in turnips now. As no doubt I'll get some deer pics but just "might" get an armadillo.

    Be nice to actually see one alive vs. splattered.
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