Joe the Armadillo is a muppet character from Kermit's Swamp Years. Though he did not appear in the actual film, he did appear in the behind the scenes section on the Kermit's Swamp Years DVD. Joe the Armadillo is a hand and rod puppet. Usually it only takes one or two puppeteers. His arms and hands are performed with arm rods and his face would be performed by the puppeteer which is Joesph Mazzarino. Joe the Armadillo also appeared on Jim Henson's Animal Show and Puppet Up!.