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April 2000

 

A Little Bit of Trivia Questions
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The Rhodesian Ridgeback What breed of hound was originally bred in South Africa to hunt lions?

By spitting venomHow does a black-necked cobra first incapacitate its victims?

The Viceroy What butterfly that has a strong color resemblance to Monarchs is unpalatable to insectivorous animals?

Swordfish What is the common name of the acanthopterygian fish that has a protrusion from its upper jaw that can be one-third of the total body length?

The Russian Blue What breed of cat that was a favorite of Queen Victoria is rumored to be a descendant of the royal cat of the Russian czars?

The Alligator Snapping Turtle Other than sea turtles that nest on ocean beaches, what is the largest living turtle in North America?

The Wolverine What ferocious member of the weasel family has the Latin name of gulo gulo?

Doe What is the term for a female hare?

The Okapi Besides the giraffe, what is the only other member of the family giraffidae?

Catfish What fish that make up the order siluriformes get their name from the barbels that extend from each side of the jaw?



A Little Bit Of Support

Below, you will find just a few websites dedicated to animals. Please support your local humane society, and as Bob Barker would say, have your pet spayed or neutered.

AKC - American Kennel Club for Purebred Dogs

ASPCA

The Cat Fanciers' Association (CFA)

The Fund for Animals

The Fund for Animals' Black Beauty Ranch

The Official Site of The Humane Society of Canada

Humane Society of the United States

PetSmart.com

Welcome To Purina!



Other Bits.....

Myths, Hoaxes, and Urban Legends

We all get them - those e-mails warning us of dire happenings to our computers, our credit cards, or even our physical well-being. Which ones are true and which are fake? Before clogging someone's mail with a warning, check it out to be absolutely sure it isn't just another rumor.

Computer Virus Myths home page

CIAC Internet Hoaxes

Urban Legends and Folklore - Home Page

Korova Multimedia Hoax du Jour

If you're a member of AOL, there's a great site at KEYWORD: URBAN LEGENDS.