Shawn Hargreaves Blog
This is an experiment to see which is smarter: phone a friend or ask the audience?
The challenge: name an animal, the name of which consists of two words, each of which is themselves an animal, but neither of which refers to the animal itself.
For instance, Tiger Moth does not count, because it is itself a moth.
Dragonfly, although not technically a fly, is disqualified because dragons are mythological.
For some reasons my siblings and I have been obsessed with this challenge for several years, before a friend recently came up with a valid answer. We were sure there must be at least one such animal, but couldn't think what it was.
So now I am curious: can the collective wisdom of the Internet solve this in less time than it took my real world family and friends?
The gread tit.
ask the audience first and if you get into troble phone a friend
then your find well tell his frind about the problem
plus the audience allso now about your problem
then you dont have a problem any more
but for cats it is not a problem , becourse the cat can not share the problem with you
some times it will hide , and somtimes it is just glued to the chair you sit in
and the most instresting stuff is that when you sit down to wacth a movie on you television
the cat keep moving in front of the tv , so you can not see the dam movie
so the the cat is musch viser that humans
allway bugging you
> The gread tit.
But that's a kind of Tit...
Fail, I admit it. Thought it to be the other way around.
In German, the Giant Anteater is called "Ameisenbär" which translates to "Ant Bear" in English. And since it is neither an ant (obviously) nor a bear (zoologically), it would qualify.
Snakefly... most definitely not a snake, and not a fly either.
Zebra mussel - is neither a zebra nor (in fact) a mussel: en.wikipedia.org/.../Zebra_mussel
Raccoon Dog - I think it's vaguely related to a dog, but might be enough apart to not be considered a dog
Antlion (the larva of which is also known as "doodlebug"),
I love this thread .. keep them coming ..
Mosquito hawk, aka Crane fly (which is kind of there itself).
"The elephant shrews are unrelated to the shrews"
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Bah, never know for sure if a comment will need HTML or if it will detect links:
What about the fruit bat. It is neither a fruit nor a wooden stick used to hit baseballs...