I used to work at the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, RI with a great guy named Dan. He knew how every animal in the zoo would kill me. It made me a real kill-joy when I go to zoos with my wife. I was explaining this character flaw to some friends this weekend, when I was describing why I stay away from wild animals now. This lead to a conversation on wild animal brought into veterinary clinics. Nobody would believe me that Armadillos carry leprosy, so I had to do some research:
You can read all about why you should stay away from random animals found on the side of the road!