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Animal Varieties Quiz #3

Guess the types of animals that come in these different varieties.
This quiz uses common definitions, not scientific ones
Quiz by Quizmaster
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Last updated: December 5, 2019
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First submittedNovember 27, 2014
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Average score65.0%
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Varieties
Animal
Grizzly, Polar, Black
Bear
Monarch, Owl, Swallowtail
Butterfly
Three-toed, Two-toed
Sloth
African Forest, African Bush, Asian
Elephant
Dung, Japanese, Bombardier
Beetle
Whooping, Sandhill, Grey Crowned
Crane
Homing, Passenger, Fancy
Pigeon
California, Andean
Condor
Box, Lion's Mane, Irukandji
Jellyfish
Cottontail, Angora, European
Rabbit
Varieties
Animal
Mountain, Fainting, Cashmere
Goat
Beluga, Pilot, Killer
Whale
Horse, Fruit, Tsetse
Fly
Red, Arctic, Fennec
Fox
Monitor, Horned, Basilisk
Lizard
Canada, Snow, Grey
Goose
Bighorn, Argali, Domestic
Sheep
Pistol, Mantis, Brine
Shrimp
Pileated, Ivory-Billed, Hairy
Woodpecker
Sting, Manta, Eagle
Ray
30 Comments
+2
Level 85
Mar 16, 2015
Quizmaster might want to change the Ivory-Billed example for the woodpecker question, since they're probably extinct. While there have been a couple "possible" sightings in the last 15 years, the most recent undisputed sightings date to the early to mid 20th century.
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Level 60
Mar 30, 2015
So's the passenger pigeon. Doesn't stop it from being a clue.
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Level 72
Oct 12, 2021
And now it has been officially declared extinct.
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Level 46
Oct 12, 2021
RIP
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Level 85
Oct 15, 2021
Alas. Although, being declared extinct doesn't necessarily mean that it is - it just means that biological science has given up hope in finding a living example. But it the case of the Ivory Billed Woodpecker, my guess is that they made the right call.
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Level 65
Jul 6, 2023
Does it really matter? The description doesn't clarify that the answer can't contain an extinct species.
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Level 77
Sep 4, 2017
I missed goose and jellyfish, but got everything else.
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Level 14
Sep 5, 2017
Very fun and 100%! Please make another!
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Level 50
Nov 15, 2018
You should accept Jellies as an answer for Jellyfish since they aren't actually fish. Otherwise great quiz.
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Level 83
Nov 28, 2018
They aren't jelly either. Guinea pig is not a pig and hundreds of other examples don't disqualify the name.
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Level 71
Apr 19, 2021
These cnidarians are commonly called both jellyfish and jellies, so both should be accepted.
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Level 70
Oct 12, 2021
That might be so, but YurisRevenges argument makes no sense
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Level 73
Apr 2, 2020
I've never heard of a fainting goat, but I just looked up some videos of them and they are really funny.
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Level 30
Nov 24, 2020
Got everything but Woodpecker. Would never have guessed it! Great quiz😊
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Level 79
Jan 30, 2021
I just figured out jellyfish at the last second but didn't have time to type it in!!
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Level 74
Mar 15, 2021
Isn't a Killer Whale a type of dolphin?
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Level 69
Oct 12, 2021
You can't be serious
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Level 59
Oct 12, 2021
Yes it is in the same family as dolphins, despite being called a killer "whale". It is considered an oceanic dolphin.
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Level 75
Oct 12, 2021
I wondered about this as well. Killer whales / orcas are most definitely dolphins, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're not also whales.

- Wikipedia page for 'whale':

"They are an informal grouping within the infraorder Cetacea, which usually excludes dolphins and porpoises."

- Wikipedia page for 'orca':

"The killer whale or orca is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family."

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Level 39
Mar 18, 2021
fun quiz, please make another
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Level 52
May 18, 2021
Passenger pigeon . . . . :(
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Level 60
Jul 14, 2021
Asian? I know it as Indian…
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Level 66
Jul 14, 2021
Indian elephants are a subspecies of Asian elephants, along with Sri Lankan elephants and another one that I can't remember.
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Level 60
Jul 14, 2021
Also, beetles aren’t a type of animal, like dolphins and bears are
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Level 82
Oct 12, 2021
Are they a type of vegetable?
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Level 69
Oct 12, 2021
bruh
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Level 64
Sep 3, 2021
I hope nobody ever tells a hairy woodpecker it's meant to have feathers. The poor wee soul would be soooo embarrassed 🤭
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Level 67
Jun 10, 2024
They do indeed have feathers, just in case anyone thinks they might be bald.
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Level 73
Oct 13, 2021
Can you accept bunny in addition to rabbit? I know it's easy to just type rabbit after but I like the word bunny
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Level 66
Jan 7, 2023
According to Wikipedia, a "Pistol Shrimp" is more commonly known as the Snapping Shrimp. Never heard of any of the prawn/shrimp clues so something to consider?

I've heard of a snapping shrimp but wouldn't have got this clue anyway...