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#184341 - 04/17/09 08:05 AM from woodlouse to charango
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
When I was trying to find the English word for "pissebed": woodlouse
I saw on the wiki page that there exist those in the genus of
which made me think of the real fancy South American animal "armadillo" who does not belong in the genus Armadillidium.
I looked up armadillo
Then I dug up a string instrument my husband once brought home from South America. It is made out of the back of an armadillo with a guitarlike front and doubled strings. charango
The wiki page shows the instrument on the up front side to avoid waking the animal activists.
This link gives it on all sides:
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