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Old 06-10-2012, 10:34 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - What an Animal!

Sunday Special - What an Animal !


Do not think in terms of "extinct" animals in the below questions.

1. What is the world's tallest animal?
2. What is the world's fastest animal?
3. What is the world's fastest two-legged animal?
4. What is the world's largest animal?
5. What animal, on average, lives the longest?
6. What animal is at the very bottom of the food chain?
7. What sort of animal comes in a "mudpuppy" and "hellbender" variety?
8. What is the collective name for the class of animal that includes clams, mussels and
oysters?
9. Name the only fresh-water crustacean.
10. Name the sea creature that has three hearts.
11. Name the animal with the largest eye.
12. Name North America's only marsupial.
13. What is the more common name for a cone gastropod?
14. What sort of critter comes in a "bluepoint" variety?
15. What animal is the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund?
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1.GIRAFFE
2. CHEETAH
3. OSTRICH
4. BLUE WHALE
5. GIANT TORTOISE
6. PLANKTON
7. SALAMANDER
8. BIVALVES
9. CRAYFISH
10. OCTOPUS
11. GIANT SQUID
12. OPOSSUM
13. SNAIL
14. OYSTER
15. GIANT PANDA

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Old 06-10-2012, 11:17 PM   #2
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I had to think hard on #12 and at the last second I wrote down Opossum...I aced it! Correct in red! Probably helps I've been a member of the WWF for the last 6 years...

1.GIRAFFE
2. CHEETAH
3. OSTRICH
4. BLUE WHALE
5. GIANT TORTOISE
6. PLANKTON
7. SALAMANDER
8. BIVALVES
9. CRAYFISH
10. OCTOPUS
11. GIANT SQUID
12. OPOSSUM
13. SNAIL
14. OYSTER
15. GIANT PANDA
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Old 06-11-2012, 12:40 AM   #3
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I didn't do nearly as well as our dear PF, but I did ok. I got the ones in red:

1.GIRAFFE
2. CHEETAH
3. OSTRICH
4. BLUE WHALE
5. GIANT TORTOISE
6. PLANKTON

7. SALAMANDER
8. BIVALVES
9. CRAYFISH
10. OCTOPUS

11. GIANT SQUID -- Rats, I do remember hearing this, but I forgot.
12. OPOSSUM
13. SNAIL

14. OYSTER -- I said Siamese Cat, which is also correct, since this wasn't limited to sea creatures. Blue Point Siamese Cats
15. GIANT PANDA
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Old 06-11-2012, 01:14 AM   #4
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Oh, I always want to think I'm smart, but you guys get me every time. I only got 9! Time to study up!
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Old 06-11-2012, 09:15 AM   #5
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Oh, I always want to think I'm smart, but you guys get me every time. I only got 9! Time to study up!
Like I told Babara yesterday, one of these days our brains are going to explode from all the useless bits of trivia we having floating around. Useless for me, because I would never be a good Jeopardy contestant, I get too rattled.
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