He shot an armadillo, but karma played its role!


What happened to this man is something unimaginable; Karma gave her answer immediately when a man inMarietta area of East Texasdecided to kill an armadillo. An unidentified man saw an armadillo in his yard at 3 AM on Thursday, so he brought his gun, and he decided to kill the armadillo, he stood in the yard and shot the armadillo, but he forgot about its hard shell. One of the three bullets was deflected back at the man’s jaw.

The rescue came immediately and took the man to the hospital, but the armadillo’s situation is unknown, the policeman said that they didn’t find the armadillo around the house. It’s unknown what happened to him, is he injured or safe? We don’t know.


The news went viral, the comedian and animal rights supporter Ricky Gervais called the accident as the Karmadillo.But it seems that this accident have been happing in the last few months. It’s not the first armadillo bullet deflection, it happened on last April in Georgia where a man shot an armadillo which deflected back to his mother-in-law, it hit it in the back. Surprisingly, after the investigation they found that the bullet deflected back in three levels, it hit a fence, went through the back door of his mother-in-law’s mobile home, to a recliner she was sitting in, and into her back.


There is not much information known about the armadillo so we will share some with you. They are very well known with their strong shell, as you noticed, it’s strong enough to deflect bullets. Its lifespan is 12 to 15 years. Its mass is about 2 to 6 kilograms with a heightof 15 to 25 cm, and length about 64 to 110 cm.

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