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Un Día En Español 2: My Pet Armadillos

In this episode of our podcast for Spanish beginners, Julio tells us about the childhood pets that wreaked havoc on his household.
Un Día En Español 2: My Pet Armadillos

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Episode 2: My Pet Armadillos

Julio and his family live in a part of Mexico with lush rainforests and incredible wildlife. His dad rescues animals from the dangers of the highway, including two armadillos, Chato and Chebo. On this day, these two troublemakers brought total chaos to Julio’s household.

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Key Vocabulary

hermoso/a  beautiful 
el jardín  the garden 
la mascota the pet 
el loro  the parrot
el mapache  the raccoon 
la tortuga the tortoise 
el cocodrilo  the crocodile 
la madriguera  the burrow 
res  beef 
enojado/a  angry 
volver loco a alguien  to drive someone crazy 
por eso that‘s why 
llover  to rain
almorzar  to have lunch 
el salón  the living room 
el grito  the scream 
la escoba  the broom 
tener miedo  to be scared 
estar harto/a to be sick and tired 
por supuesto  of course 
el refugio de animales  the animal shelter 

Dynamic Transcript

Show Notes

Un día en español is produced by the language experts at Babbel. The show is hosted by Sebastian Escobar. Editing and sound design by Iván Simonovis Pertiñez. Our producers are Elin Asklöv, Carmela López, Dylan Lyons, Andy Nielsen and Madeleine Townsend-Clark. Our executive producers are Jen Jordan and Daniel Meehan. Special thanks to Julio Ferrer for sharing his story on this episode.

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Dylan Lyons
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and has an MBA from NYU. Before joining Babbel, Dylan managed social media for CBS News. His interests include reading, writing, politics, and anything sweet. Dylan lives in New York City.
Dylan is a senior content producer, overseeing video and podcast projects for the U.S. team. He studied journalism at Ithaca College and has an MBA from NYU. Before joining Babbel, Dylan managed social media for CBS News. His interests include reading, writing, politics, and anything sweet. Dylan lives in New York City.

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