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Alternative Names: Animals

Also known as the wisent Click to show or hide the answer
More correct name for the American buffalo Click to show or hide the answer
North American name for the elk Click to show or hide the answer
More correct name (originating in the Cree language) for the deer that's commonly known in North America as the elk; there are also subspecies native to China, Mongolia and southern Siberia Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer

Whales

Q: Which creature (or whale) is sometimes known as the … ? A:
Orca (and was formerly known as the grampus) Click to show or hide the answer
Cachalot Click to show or hide the answer
Beluga or sea canary Click to show or hide the answer

Other

Q: Which (animal) is sometimes known as the … ? A:
Emmet (is an archaic and dialectical name for the) Click to show or hide the answer
Ship rat, roof rat, house rat, Alexandrine rat, Old English rat Click to show or hide the answer
Sibbald's rorqual (after the Scottish physician who first described it scientifically) Click to show or hide the answer
Bummalo (a fish native to the tropical areas of the Indo–Pacific) Click to show or hide the answer
Common rat, sewer rat, Hanover rat, Norway rat, Norwegian rat, wharf rat Click to show or hide the answer
Galago (nocturnal tree–dwelling primate) Click to show or hide the answer
Mourning Cloak (butterfly) – US name for Click to show or hide the answer
Changthangi or pashmina (originating in Ladakh, Kashmir) Click to show or hide the answer
Hunting leopard Click to show or hide the answer
May bug, doodlebug, spang beetle or Billy witch Click to show or hide the answer
Prairie wolf Click to show or hide the answer
Nutria (also used for its fur) Click to show or hide the answer
Fennec Click to show or hide the answer
Devil's darning needle Click to show or hide the answer
Sea cow Click to show or hide the answer
Flying fox Click to show or hide the answer
Desert rat Click to show or hide the answer
Camelopard (obsolete) Click to show or hide the answer
Silvertip bear Click to show or hide the answer
Woodchuck or whistle pig Click to show or hide the answer
Domestic cavy Click to show or hide the answer
Urchin: country dialect (and heraldic) word for a Click to show or hide the answer
River horse Click to show or hide the answer
Desert rat Click to show or hide the answer
Hamadryad (after a type of wood nymph in Greek mythology) Click to show or hide the answer
Honey bear (not a bear – related to the raccoon. Native to Central and South America) Click to show or hide the answer
Cranefly larva Click to show or hide the answer
Alternative name for a jellyfish – originating in classical mythology Click to show or hide the answer
Suricate (Latin name Suricata suricatta) Click to show or hide the answer
Angel shark or angelfish Click to show or hide the answer
Barking deer Click to show or hide the answer
Painted leopard or McNenney's wildcat Click to show or hide the answer
River wolf Click to show or hide the answer
Nanook is the Inuit name for the Click to show or hide the answer
Foulmart, foul marten, fitch, fitcher or fitchet Click to show or hide the answer
Quill pig Click to show or hide the answer
Pit viper Click to show or hide the answer
Caribou (is the North American name for the) Click to show or hide the answer
Smilodon (prehistoric animal – scientific name) Click to show or hide the answer
Pangolin Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Sewin (Wales), finnock (Scotland), peal (West Country), and mort (North West England) are regional names for the Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Aristotle's lantern Click to show or hide the answer
Burying beetle (stores dead insects in the ground as food by digging underneath them) Click to show or hide the answer
Ounce Click to show or hide the answer
Echidna Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Thylacine (thought to have become extinct during the 20th century) Click to show or hide the answer
Doctor fish (according to folklore, its slippery skin can heal other fishes) Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
White ant Click to show or hide the answer
Water rat (it's not a rat, it's a ...) Click to show or hide the answer
Gnu Click to show or hide the answer
Glutton or carcajou Click to show or hide the answer

Q: What is the (more) common name for the … ? A:
Crane fly Click to show or hide the answer
Japanese Macaque Click to show or hide the answer
Sea crayfish or sea crawfish Click to show or hide the answer

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