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Animals that Start with D

Name these animals that start with the letter D.
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Last updated: January 12, 2015
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First submittedDecember 18, 2012
Times taken71,457
Average score68.8%
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Clue
Animal
Animal that quacks
Duck
Male of the above
Drake
Sea cow
Dugong
Camel with just one hump
Dromedary
Stubborn pack animal
Donkey
Australian wild dog
Dingo
Pigeon
Dove
Ruled the Earth until about
65 million years ago
Dinosaur
Clue
Animal
Man's best friend
Dog
If you eat it, it's venison
Deer
Female of the above
Doe
Breed of dog found at a fire station
Dalmatian
Flightless bird that went extinct in the 1600s
Dodo
Playful and intelligent sea creature
Dolphin
Large, fast, insect that hunts mosquitos
Dragonfly
Small African antelope,
named for the sound it makes
Dik-dik
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Level 20
Dec 16, 2012
I was always told a sea cow was a manatee. Never heard of a dugong.
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Level 48
Apr 26, 2014
You need to watch more Futurama.
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Level 21
Nov 13, 2016
dugong was exist in my country________?? guess what country?
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Level 14
Jan 28, 2019
Dugongs and Manatees are NOT the same. The most obvious physical difference between the two is the tail. Manatee's have a flat, disk shaped tail whilst dugongs have a fluked tail that looks like a dolphin tail.
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Level 69
Dec 16, 2012
I thought a Manatee was a sea cow.
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Level 17
Dec 16, 2012
Me too.
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Level 20
Dec 16, 2012
same
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Level 29
Dec 16, 2012
same here
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Level ∞
Dec 17, 2012
Manatees and dugongs are both sea cows.
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Level 46
Dec 16, 2012
I kept missing dugong because I spelled it dewgong. Then I realized that Dewgong is the Pokemon.
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Level 77
May 13, 2013
LMAO! Me too. I look at me screen like "what gives?" Whoops!
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Level 44
Nov 18, 2022
XD
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Level 28
Dec 16, 2012
A camel with only one hump...disabled?
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Level 23
Dec 17, 2012
Hehe, I only knew the term for camel with one hump as I had a science assignment on it. I never knew that male duck actually had a term.
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Level 92
Dec 17, 2012
Yeh, I only knew the camel from playing zoo tycoon... when I should have been doing homework...
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Level 45
Aug 23, 2014
But mom, it's research! For JetPunk!... Yeah, I can see how that would go over.
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Level 35
Jul 4, 2015
Who cares how it would go over?
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Level 35
Dec 17, 2012
ah only missed the spider!
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Level 35
Nov 24, 2018
What spider? I missed that one too.
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Level 8
Feb 13, 2014
isn't a male duck caled a malard or is i=that a specific type of duck
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Level 35
Nov 24, 2018
mallard and drake are both correct.
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Level 80
Nov 11, 2019
Mallard is not correct. It's a specific species, both male and female... and it doesn't start with 'd'.
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Level 33
Jul 11, 2014
You need to change the dinosaur description. The world is only about 10, 000 years old, not 65 million or 300 million.
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Level 84
Mar 2, 2015
Nice troll attempt.
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Level 85
Mar 16, 2017
But those who believe it also believe there was never any such thing as a dinosaur. So the question would have to be removed entirely.
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Level 35
Jul 4, 2015
I'm with you, man. Keep believing.
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Level 33
Sep 28, 2014
Never heard of a Doe, Drake, Dromedary, or Dik-Dik.
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Level 32
Dec 28, 2014
You must be, like, 3 to not know what a doe is. Do, a deer, a female deer, re, a drop of golden sun....
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Level 74
Sep 17, 2016
I was singing that in my head as I was typing it in!
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Level 82
Jul 7, 2017
The movie is older than 3 years :)
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Level 66
Nov 1, 2017
Pretty sure nuclearcorndog (awesome name btw) was saying that anyone over the age of 3 should recognize that song, not that it's 3 years old.
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Level 66
Sep 17, 2018
@williamsw21. that's insulting.
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Level 43
Nov 16, 2014
HELLO ALL.

I think the reason why many you know a sea-cow to be a manatee is because that is an Atlantic/Caribbean creature, whereas the dugong is and Indo-Pacific creature.

Where I live I've only known dugongs and was excited to see this in the quiz.

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Level 35
Nov 24, 2018
We have sea elephants here.
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Level 57
Dec 27, 2014
Hard
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Level 62
Jan 13, 2015
love those animal quizzes! Finished off D's with 2:17 left.
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Level 75
Feb 1, 2015
Had over three minutes left when I got to the last clue...no idea what a dik-dik is and had to give up.
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Level 22
Jun 26, 2015
Got 'em all with 0:41 left.
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Level 82
Jun 29, 2015
The Southern Giant Darner (starts with D) is the fastest type of dragonfly.
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Level 82
Jan 1, 2019
I tried "darner" again this time for "dragonfly." Darners are the largest and fastest kind of dragonfly.
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Level 42
Jun 27, 2016
Wow, never knew dragonflies hunted mosquitoes. No wonder I couldn't get that one xP
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Level 86
Apr 14, 2022
They hunt pretty much anything their own size or below that moves. They're often even cannibalistic!
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Level 80
Aug 19, 2016
I have never seen a dog (of any breed) in a fire station. Is it a US thing?
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Level 64
Apr 25, 2021
I guess, but historically, Dalmatians helped calm the Fire Horses down since they were used to horses. Also, dogs can sniff out people in the fire.
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Level 69
Jul 22, 2021
I've also never connected dogs of any sort with fire stations, and I'm a volunteer firefighter. I just guessed away at dog breeds that start with D, but I still didn't get it.
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Level 63
Nov 1, 2017
wtf is a dugong??? also, since when are donkeys "pack animals??" strange quiz.
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Level 82
Nov 1, 2017
Since they were used by people to carry packs, about 4800 years ago.
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Level 81
Nov 1, 2017
He was thinking of Donkey Kong.
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Level 82
Jan 1, 2019
I'm sure he was probably thinking of animals that hunt or move in packs, like wolves, but that's not what kind of a pack animal donkeys are.
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Level 60
Aug 16, 2023
I was thinking about pack dogs.
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Level 55
Jun 6, 2023
it takes 2 seconds to search what a dugong is, it's not that difficult. Just because you haven't heard of it in your country doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
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Level 68
Jul 10, 2019
Although you were clearly looking for dragonfly, glad that damselfly is an acceptable type-in.
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Level 52
Jun 24, 2020
You need to give a better explanation for donkey, and I don't think "drake" was very appropriate since there must of been many more choices.
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Level 68
Jul 16, 2020
Tried Donald for a male duck ;-)
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Level 67
Aug 24, 2020
Didn't actually know they ate mosquitos
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Level 67
Aug 24, 2020
Just learned the difference between dragonflies and damselflies this week
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Level 52
Jun 9, 2021
a male duck is actually called a duck, fun fact
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Level 60
Aug 16, 2023
It's also called an animal.
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Level 85
Jul 1, 2022
Dog should be omitted from the text of the clues if it is also going to be an answer.
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Level 68
Aug 27, 2022
I thought "pack animal" meant an animal that is part of a pack - such as wolf. It's too ambiguous. You mean a beast of burden.
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Level 60
Aug 16, 2023
I don't know if I would consider it ambiguous, but I made the same mistake.
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Level 79
Nov 10, 2022
Doe is also a female rabbit, kangaroo and probably some others in addition to deer.