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The armadillo bear is a chimerical hybrid of an armadillo and a bear.[1]

History

An armadillo bear was considered a "monster" by a Fire Nation village after two children returned from the forest claiming to have seen something huge and furry moving behind the bushes. Sokka set out to defeat the beast, thinking it was only Appa, in order to earn money. Sokka attempted to put on a show for the villagers, pointedly asking the beast to do the same. The armadillo bear turned to roar at Sokka, who quickly realized his mistake. Appa arrived to confront the armadillo bear and headbutted it. The armadillo bear curled up into a defensive ball, before being knocked away by Appa's tail.[2]

Anatomy

The armadillo bear is an enormous animal, its size rivaling that of a sky bison. It has the body and general appearance of a bear, but its tail, head, and back are covered with a protective shell like an armadillo.

Behavior

Armadillo bears are known to be extremely bad tempered and are easily provoked. Upon being challenged, armadillo bears will stand their ground and attempt to beat their opponent. However, once they realize they are outmatched, they will curl up into a protective ball.[2]

Connection

The armadillo bear is a combination of an armadillo and a bear.

Trivia

  • When the armadillo bear curls up into its protective shell, it appears to shrink in size considerably.
  • The armadillo bear was mentioned by Team Avatar as they were discussing what type of bear Earth King Kuei might have.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hedrick, Tim (writer) & MacMullan, Lauren (director). (September 22, 2006). "City of Walls and Secrets". Avatar: The Last Airbender. Season 2. Episode 14. Nickelodeon.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Torres, J. (writer), Sasaki of Gurihiru (penciling, inking), Kawano of Gurihiru (colorist), Comicraft (letterer). "Monster Slayer" (July 5, 2011 [Dark Horse Comics edition]), Nickelodeon.

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