Meade wrote: DALLAS (Reuters) - An East Texas man was wounded after he fired a gun at an armadillo in his yard and the bullet ricocheted back to hit him in his face, the county sheriff said on Friday. He went outside and took his .38 revolver and shot three times at the armadillo, Rowe
Muzzle velocity at point of entry is greater from a .22 than from a .38. .38 projectile presents a wider surface area with less forward speed, although a greater projectile weight, it's ability to penetrate is less. Armadillo have survived almost as long as sharks in the great scheme of things..