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    12 Ridiculously Cute Pictures Of Edinburgh's First Baby Armadillo

    More than makes up for that panda no longer being pregnant.

    1. Edinburgh Zoo has final had some good news in the shape of Rica – a newborn three-banded armadillo.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    2. She's in there, promise.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    3. Rica is the first armadillo to be born at the zoo and her birth follows the sad news that Edinburgh's giant panda Tian Tian is no longer pregnant.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    4. So let's all take the time to look at Rica's few first days in Scotland.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    5. Sleeping was clearly the first order of business.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    6. Lots of it.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    7. According to the zoo when she was first born Rica was the size of a golf ball.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    8. CUTE!

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    9. But she has grown rapidly in recent days...

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    10.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    11. Rica who was born to mum Rio and dad Rodar on 24 August.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    12. While dad is back out for the public to see, mum and Rica will remain off-show for the foreseeable future, a statement from the zoo said.

    Royal Zoological Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Zoo

    So for now these cute pics will just have to do.

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