Armadillo and other names....

armadillo (Photo credit: Ainhoa_SS)
Cerro Apante, Matagalpa
Cerro Apante, Matagalpa (Photo credit: svengaarn)

In Nicaragua, the armadillo is commonly hunted and prepared in a sumptuous dish, mostly in the rural areas of the country.  In my travels, I have heard this animal referred to as cusuco, pitero, canchuncho, armado and, of course, armadillo.  I ate canchuncho once...tastes like a cross between chicken and pork, IMHO.

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