South American Animals By Clue Quiz

Can you guess these animals by the clues given?
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Last updated: March 5, 2021
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Famous for living in the Andes Mountains, used to transport stuff and known for spitting
Llama
Similar to the one above, but smaller
Alpaca
Looks like the two above, but without the thick wool coat, and is related to camels
Vicuña
Largest cat on the continent
Jaguar
Smaller cat found all the way from Canada to southern Chile/Argentina
Cougar/Puma
The world's largest rodent
Capybara
similar to an alligator and crocodile, but smaller
Caiman
A sleepy animal that hangs in trees
Sloth
This one loves to eat a small insect that lives in huge colonies
Anteater
These fish lives in the rivers of the Amazon, and although not true, these are known for being fierce, dangerous carnivors
Piranha
The only bear native to the continent
Spectacled Bear
Heaviest snake in the world
Anaconda
Native to the Amazon, this primate is named after an 8-legged arachnid
Spider Monkey
This small cute mammal has armor on it's back
Armadillo
These primate are known for being loud, (also how they got their name)
Howler Monkey
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These small rodents are common pets and share part of their name with some countries in Africa/Oceania
Guinea Pig
The most well-known marsupial from the continent. Cute, white face with a sharp snout
Opossum
This snake is a common pet, lives in trees and is named after a green gemstone
Emerald Tree Boa
Native to islands owned by a South-American country, these reptiles helped Darwin to discover his evolution theory
Galapagos Tortoise
These birds are famous for their big, colorful beaks
Toucan
Arguably, these red birds are one of the most iconic parrots in the world
Scarlet Macaw
These blue birds gained recognition in a 2011 animated movie, now extinct in the wild
Spix's Macaw
Largest bird on the continent, similar looking to an Emu or Ostrich
Rhea
Although not native, this mammal was brought to Colombia by a drug lord and is now living freely in the wild
Hippo
This small feline looks like answer 4, but is smaller
Ocelot
This animal has a body similar to a pig, but nose similar to an elephant
Tapir
This unique looking animal is the biggest canine on the continent. Has a mane similar to a lion
Maned wolf
This mammal is related to raccoons and has a sharp snout. Mainly found in the Amazon
Coati
The world smallest birds, flap their wings really fast and can stand still in the air
Hummingbird
Largest raptor in the world, found in the Andes mountains
Andean Condor
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Level 77
Mar 4, 2021
I think it's an opossum.