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Animal Tautonyms

A tautonym is a scientific name for an animal in which the same word is used for both genus and species. Can you guess the common animal name for the tautonyms listed?
Although the tautonyms refer to specific species, the quiz accepts the general name
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Last updated: January 23, 2024
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First submittedJanuary 23, 2024
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Alces alces
Eurasian elk, moose
Boops boops
Bogue, sea bream
Bufo bufo
Common toad
Buteo buteo
Common buzzard
Capreolus capreolus
European roe deer
Crocuta crocuta
Spotted hyena
Cygnus cygnus
Whooper swan
Lemmus lemmus
Norwegian lemming
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Lutra lutra
European otter
Meles meles
European badger
Mephitis mephitis
Striped skunk
Pica pica
Eurasian magpie
Rattus rattus
Black rat
Tinca tinca
Tench
Troglodytes troglodytes
Eurasian wren
Vulpes vulpes
Red fox
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