Clues for: Animals

Question Answer Value Airdate
Generally batting leadoff alphabetically, this "earth pig" has a foot-long tongue an aardvark 200 July 5, 2021
Wisconsin's state mammal, this weasel family member stores up body fat in summer & fall for long winter sleeps a badger 400 July 5, 2021
The Indian gray is a type of this mammal that has no problem going after cobras a mongoose 600 July 5, 2021
Sure, this Aussie mammal lays eggs like a bird, has a bill like a bird & dives under-water for 40 seconds, but flying? Nope! a platypus 800 July 5, 2021
The adorable pygmy this monkey lives up to its name; it can be less than a foot long & weight just 10 ounces marmoset 1000 July 5, 2021
Coat patterns like the one seen here from this animal can be as unique as fingerprints a giraffe 200 March 31, 2021
Not quite as ferocious as in legend, this South American river dweller has a name from Tupi for "tooth fish" a piranha 400 March 31, 2021
Fish fear the paws of these big brown bears grizzly bears 600 March 31, 2021
Honeybees use their mandibles to make their honeycomb cells, each of which ends up in this shape a hexagon 800 March 31, 2021
From Greek words for "joint" & "foot", this phylum including insects & spiders contains the vast majority of animals arthropods 1000 March 31, 2021
A protein called draculin in the saliva of these animals prevents blood from clotting as they feed vampire bats 200 March 22, 2021
The sea wasp, a box type of this sea creature, can have tentacles 10 feet long jellyfish 400 March 22, 2021
An example of this imitative process is when nontoxic butterflies evade predators by resembling toxic varieties mimicry 600 March 22, 2021
If you see a cotton-ball-colored flash moving at 40 miles per hour, you may have scared this deer named for an appendage white tail 800 March 22, 2021
A digging carnivore, the ratel is also known by this sweet name a honey badger 1000 March 22, 2021
Those look like snake heads, but they are really the wing tips of the atlas this four-letter insect moth 200 October 15, 2020
In Canada & elsewhere, this fowl is often called a "honker" a goose 400 October 15, 2020
This animal of the weasel family, Neovison vison, has rich, dark fur once popular for coats mink 600 October 15, 2020
This South American river predator is fearsome, thanks to its sharp teeth, seen here a piranha 800 October 15, 2020
If hornets' nests seem paper-like, it's because they are made of saliva & fibers of this wood 1000 October 15, 2020
A spotted pattern on the whale shark seems to act as this, but how do you hide when you're 40 feet long? camouflage 200 September 23, 2016
If the 2-toed type of this mammal falls off its tree, thick skin protects it, but it will be mostly helpless until returned a sloth 400 September 23, 2016
Pinnipeds, meaning "flipper-footed", include sea lions, seals & these, of the family Odobenus walruses 600 September 23, 2016
This was the first dog breed to collect admissible evidence for American courts of law a bloodhound 800 September 23, 2016
This term for animals like cows & sheep means they chew their cud a ruminant 1000 September 23, 2016
One in every 6 known bird species makes its home in this rainforest the Amazon 200 December 31, 2007
Sputniks 5, 6, 9 & 10 also carried these animals into space, & most were recovered alive dogs 400 December 31, 2007
Got one of these odorous animals also known as a polecat as a pet? Call your humane society to make sure it's legal a skunk 600 December 31, 2007
Critters of the Pleistocene epoch include the mammoth & this "breast tooth" relative mastodon 800 December 31, 2007
"Dachs", as in "Dachshund", is German for this burrowing animal the badger 1000 December 31, 2007
Muskrats & woodrats belong to this order of mammals rodents 200 December 13, 2007
The Venus's flower basket is one of the most attractive of these porous aquatic creatures a sponge 400 December 13, 2007
This feisty Thai fish blows sticky bubbles to make a nest, then puts the eggs in its mouth & blows them in the nest fighting fish 600 December 13, 2007
Australians call this animal a jumbuck or a monkey sheep 800 December 13, 2007
Fruit & lizards (yum!) are favorite foods of the coati, also known by this longer name coatimundi 1000 December 13, 2007
It's the only Asian great ape the orangutan 200 May 1, 2007
It's what an archerfish shoots to bring down insects water 400 May 1, 2007
This predator that comes in gray and red types is a bit camera-shy, but its tracks are seen here the wolf 600 May 1, 2007
A traditional sign of spring in England is a letter to the Times saying, I heard this "crazy" bird's call a cuckoo 800 May 1, 2007
(Sarah of the Clue Crew appears from the USC Wrigley Institute on Catalina Island, CA.) Though thriving now, Catalina Island foxes were threatened in the '90s by the infectious disease marked by fever & catarrh known as canine this distemper 1000 May 1, 2007
This bird's whooping call is said to carry 2 miles, & its courtship displays include a leaping dance whooping crane 200 December 14, 2006
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew poses next to a cow at Old World, Wisconsin.) This is the name of a cow that is less than 3 years old that hasn't given birth; Zeus turned Io into a white one a heifer 400 December 14, 2006
We'd like to see David Blaine vs. this flightless bird in a breath-holding contest (some can go 22 min. underwater) penguin 600 December 14, 2006
This "demonic" marsupial is extinct from the Aussie mainland but still lives close by Tasmanian devil 800 December 14, 2006
It's the amused African mammal heard here hyena 1000 December 14, 2006
On the squirrel monkey of South America, this may be 16 inches long the tail 200 May 29, 2006
Animal that was the main staple of the Plains Indians economy buffalo 400 May 29, 2006
The bulls of this tusked aquatic mammal also known as the morse may weigh over 3,000 pounds the walrus 600 May 29, 2006
While on safari in Africa, your guide may point out a dik-dik, a small one of these animals an antelope 800 May 29, 2006
This handsome imperiled type of owl seen here has Northern, Californian & Mexican subspecies the spotted owl 1000 May 29, 2006
Its legs are 6 feet long & its neck can be even longer a giraffe 200 October 18, 2004
Bactrian & dromedary are the 2 main types of this desert creature a camel 400 October 18, 2004
The percheron & the palomino are types of this a horse 600 October 18, 2004
The rabbit seen here has this name after one of its features cottontail 800 October 18, 2004
Pythons are oviparous, meaning they do this lay eggs October 18, 2004
Ants of the subfamily ponerinae are so socially primitive that this ant has to forage for itself instead of being attended to the queen 200 February 17, 2004
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue from Alaska.) This sense is said to be keener in raptors, such as hawks, than in any other creature eyesight 400 February 17, 2004
The Asian parrot named for this mammal sleeps hanging upside-down a bat 600 February 17, 2004
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents the clue from a fishing boat in Portland, Maine.) Lobsters are called bugs, or spiders, because they belong to this phylum along with insects and arachnids arthropods 800 February 17, 2004
With only 4 species, these African carrion eaters make up the smallest carnivore family hyenas 1000 February 17, 2004
In a children's tale, Jack traded one of these barnyard animals for some magic beans cow 200 January 7, 2004
Yipes Stripes! The Grevy species of this was named for a president of France zebra 400 January 7, 2004
In an aardvark these are diiferent from yours; they have no enamel teeth 600 January 7, 2004
"The Encyclopedia of Mammals" calls it the most heavily armored mammal alive today armadillo 800 January 7, 2004
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in Alaska) The name of this raptor comes from a word meaning "to grasp" hawk 1000 January 7, 2004
The fact that this lizard's name is from the Greek for "ground lion" never changes chameleon 100 October 2, 2001
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the San Diego Zoo.) A giraffe's tail, which is about 3 feet long, is used to swat this bloodsucking fly that causes sleeping sickness tsetse fly 200 October 2, 2001
The suni, a small one of these graceful African mammals, is barely 15 inches high antelope 300 October 2, 2001
The common type of this marsupial has coarse, thick fur while that of the hairy-nosed is short & silky wombat 400 October 2, 2001
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the L.A. County Natural History Museum.) This sea mammal, whose skull is seen here, has a spiral tusk that keeps growing & growing & growing... & growing & growing the narwhal 500 October 2, 2001
It's the common term for the young of a whale as well as a cow Calf 100 June 27, 2001
Of a wild dog, a rabbit or a bird, what a jackdaw is Bird 200 June 27, 2001
This civet relative not only kills cobras but mice, rats & poultry as well Mongoose 300 June 27, 2001
These mollusks, not oysters, are the most common source for freshwater pearls Mussels 400 June 27, 2001
"Euell" be glad to know these small apes are the only ones to habitually walk erect Gibbons 500 June 27, 2001
All but one of the domesticated breeds of this animal are derived from the mallard Duck 100 May 17, 2000
The screech type of this creature may make its nest in a Saguaro cactus Owl 200 May 17, 2000
The Weddell species of this animal can stay underwater for over an hour Seal 300 May 17, 2000
Similar to a wattle, it's the throat flap of Zebu cattle or the mole anole lizard Dewlap 400 May 17, 2000
Dingoes go after these burrowing marsupials that come in a common & a hairy-nosed type Wombats 500 May 17, 2000
The beak of this flightless bird of Antarctica can be black, red, orange or bright purple penguin 100 May 2, 2000
Buckskin was originally made from the mule & white-tailed species of this ungulate deer 200 May 2, 2000
A species of this insect, Apidae Bombus, ranges from above the Arctic Circle to as far south as Tierra del Fuego bumblebee 300 May 2, 2000
In a boon to lab research, in 1956 it was found that this "golden" rodent could be infected with the common cold hamster 400 May 2, 2000
This flightless South American bird often associates with guanacos, forming mixed herds rhea 500 May 2, 2000
The monkey-eating species of this bird lives in the Philippines; the bald species lives in the U.S. the eagle 100 June 1, 1998
These birds range in size from the 1-foot blue to the 4-foot emperor the penguin 200 June 1, 1998
Group of mammals seen here: meerkats 300 June 1, 1998
It has webbed, padded toes & can drink over 20 gallons of water in a single drink the camel 400 June 1, 1998
This land animal can weigh more than 8,000 pounds & can open its immense jaws 150 degrees the hippopotamus 500 June 1, 1998
This Arctic bear may travel 40 miles a day on ice floes Polar bear 100 May 18, 1998
In the mountain "mist" of central & w. Africa you can still find a few of these endangered mammals Gorillas 200 May 18, 1998
It's the nearly extinct tiger seen here in its natural habitat: Siberian tiger 300 May 18, 1998
In 1961 a federal law banned the importation of this South American fish into the U.S. Piranha 400 May 18, 1998
The Western Hemisphere's largest snake, it's also called a water boa Anaconda 500 May 18, 1998
Among bears, this is the best swimmer Polar bear 100 January 2, 1998
The jackrabbit isn't really a rabbit but one of these relatives Hare 200 January 2, 1998
Like this similarly named mammal, the aardwolf eats mainly termites Aardvark 300 January 2, 1998
The Viceroy type of this insect is protected by its resemblance to the bad-tasting Monarch Butterfly 400 January 2, 1998
There are 3 species of bluebird but over 20 of these birds, including grackles Blackbirds 500 January 2, 1998
On a turtle, it's made up of a carapace & plastron Shell 100 December 19, 1997
Only gorillas & these other primates walk on their knuckles Chimpanzees 200 December 19, 1997
Sapsuckers are a type of these birds that extract insects from trees by strokes of their bills Woodpeckers 300 December 19, 1997
Biologist Johannes Schmidt located the Sargasso Sea breeding area of this "elongated" freshwater fish Eel 400 December 19, 1997
These small, slender mammals often kept as pets were domesticated from the European polecat Ferrets 500 December 19, 1997
In a matter of minutes, a school of these South American fish can reduce a large mammal to a skeleton Piranha 100 December 4, 1997
A popular performer at aquariums, this dolphin is named for the shape of its snout Bottlenose dolphin 200 December 4, 1997
These swift felines of Africa & Asia are also known as "hunting leopards" Cheetahs 300 December 4, 1997
The name of this graceful antelope may remind you of a classic Chevy Impala 400 December 4, 1997
These Arctic rodents famous for their mass migrations are a favorite food of the snowy owl Lemmings 500 December 4, 1997
When threatened, the crested one of these erects & rattles its quills Porcupine 100 November 3, 1997
Some Arabs believe the eggshells of these tallest birds are magical & use them to repel lightning Ostriches 200 November 3, 1997
The honey possum, a tiny marsupial, feeds on this sweet liquid, a favorite of hummingbirds Nectar 300 November 3, 1997
The pocket gopher uses this almost hairless appendage as a sense organ to feel its way in the dark Tail 400 November 3, 1997
As its name implies, the Geochelone elephantopus of the Galapagos is a really big one of these a tortoise 500 November 3, 1997
Most of the quills on the thin-spined species of this rodent are on its head the porcupine 100 September 19, 1997
1 of only 2 species of eagle to breed in the U.S. & Canada the golden eagle (or the bald eagle) 200 September 19, 1997
The ornate chorus species of these tailless amphibians are less than 2" in length frogs 300 September 19, 1997
The siamang of Sumatra & Malaysia is the largest type of this smallest ape a gibbon 400 September 19, 1997
This largest toothed whale is also called a cachalot the sperm whale 500 September 19, 1997
In 1956 it was discovered that hamsters could be infected with this "common" human malady the common cold 100 July 11, 1997
Many American breeds of this animal, like the rambouillet, are raised more for their fleece than for meat sheep 200 July 11, 1997
This crab's habit of waving its big claw gave it a musical name the fiddler crab 300 July 11, 1997
In 1996 158 of these endangered marine mammals died in a red tide of toxic algae in Florida manatees 400 July 11, 1997
The Canadian government has blamed the decline of this Atlantic food fish partly on the harp seal the cod 500 July 11, 1997
Unlike other species of this polar bird, the emperor breeds in the winter months of May & June Penguin 100 May 27, 1997
The "rainbow" on this fish is a band of red on each of its sides Trout 200 May 27, 1997
This pigeon relative is named for its sad cooing sound Mourning dove 300 May 27, 1997
The "black" species of this large horned mammal can grasp twigs with its upper lip Rhinoceros 400 May 27, 1997
This colorful eagle is unpopular with U.S. sheep ranchers because it preys on rams Golden eagle 500 May 27, 1997
Sadly, this "giant" bearlike mammal of China is on the endangered list Giant panda 100 May 13, 1997
Among the largest flying birds are the California & Andean species of these Condor 200 May 13, 1997
This domesticated pack animal & its relative the alpaca were referred to as Peruvian sheep by the Spanish Llama 300 May 13, 1997
The AKC classifies the miniature schnauzer as a breed within this dog group Terrier 400 May 13, 1997
Related to corals, this sea creature has been described as "the best known of the so-called flower animals" Sea anemone 500 May 13, 1997
The Tiger Swallowtail & Zebra Swallowtail are species of this insect Butterfly 100 April 3, 1997
These medicinal worms were once used to treat headaches & mental illnesses Leeches 200 April 3, 1997
This rodent in the genus Neotoma is named for its habit of hoarding small objects Pack rat 300 April 3, 1997
Also called a warrigal, this wild dog is one of the few nonmarsupial mammals of Australia Dingo 400 April 3, 1997
This catlike carnivore of Africa is valued for its musk Civet 500 April 3, 1997
The African rain forests are the natural habitat of these largest apes Gorillas 100 February 6, 1997
The red kangaroo is among the largest of these pouched mammals marsupials 200 February 6, 1997
One of these mammals that inhabits the East Indies has a wingspan of over 5 1/2 feet Bat 300 February 6, 1997
This spiny relative of the starfish is sometimes referred to as a sea hedgehog Sea Urchin 400 February 6, 1997
This largest wild cat of the Americas looks similar to a leopard Jaguar 500 February 6, 1997
World Book says this type of bear has been seen on ice chunks as far south as the Gulf of St. Lawrence Polar Bear 100 January 31, 1997
The largest freshwater species of this reptile in the U.S. is the alligator snapper Turtle 200 January 31, 1997
The largest species of this American marsupial is the common or Virginia species Possum 300 January 31, 1997
This ground squirrel is distinguished from others by its striped face Chipmunk 400 January 31, 1997
The largest & heaviest New World monkey, its characteristic roar can be heard for about 2 miles Howler Monkey 500 January 31, 1997
Asia's only lions live in Gir Forest, about 200 miles northwest of Bombay in this country India 100 January 3, 1997
The sting family of this fish has sharp poisonous dorsal spines near the tail the ray 200 January 3, 1997
Australia has over 300 species of these animals, including skinks, geckos & giant goannas lizards 300 January 3, 1997
This dark fluid is secreted by cuttlefish & other cephalopods ink 400 January 3, 1997
Named for the texture of its shells, it's the largest living turtle a leatherback 500 January 3, 1997
The silky & Yorkshire are toy breeds of this dog Terrier 100 December 23, 1996
Perhaps referring to its erratic behavior, the gnu is also called this Wildebeest 200 December 23, 1996
The 2 popular breeds of dairy cattle named for Britain's 2 largest Channel Islands Jersey & Guernsey 300 December 23, 1996
Up to 50 feet in length, the whale species of this fish is the largest in the sea Shark 400 December 23, 1996
In summer, when its coat is brown, the ermine is referred to by this name Stoat/Weasel December 23, 1996
The largest of the seals is named for this largest land animal elephant 100 November 19, 1996
1 of 2 egg-laying mammals of Australia duck-billed platypus or echidna 200 November 19, 1996
The hide of this wild Tibetan ox is used for leather & its flesh is used for food a yak 300 November 19, 1996
With its single-twisted horn, it's known as "the unicorn of the whale family" Narwhal 400 November 19, 1996
This fish, named for its ability to breathe out of water, can drown if held underwater the lungfish 500 November 19, 1996
Lizards & these creatures, like pythons & cobras, make up the largest group of reptiles Snakes 100 July 18, 1996
Acacia leaves are the favorite food of this tallest mammal Giraffe 200 July 18, 1996
Found chiefly in Australia, the wallaby is a smaller type of this marsupial Kangaroo 300 July 18, 1996
A white whale & a large white sturgeon prized for its caviar share this name Beluga 400 July 18, 1996
These performing horses trained at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna are bred elsewhere for farmwork Lipizzaner Stallions 500 July 18, 1996
The record for the longest tusk, 11' 5 1/2", belongs to an African species of this mammal elephant 100 July 2, 1996
The 4 major kinds of apes are chimpanzee, orangutan, gibbon & this largest one gorilla 200 July 2, 1996
One of the largest types of this mammal in North America is the hoary species with a wingspan of about 16" bat 300 July 2, 1996
Native to the Galapagos Islands, the marine species of this animal is the only lizard found in the sea iguana 400 July 2, 1996
The Surinam species of this amphibian has no tongue or teeth toad 500 July 2, 1996
The cockatiel is closely related to these other parrots with a similar name a cockatoo 100 May 6, 1996
There are 3 living species of this marsupial, all members of the family Vombatidae wombat 200 May 6, 1996
Though classified as a carnivore, this "giant" Chinese mammal feeds primarily on bamboo a panda 300 May 6, 1996
These omnivores with masklike facial markings & bushy ringed tails can weight over 30 pounds raccoon 400 May 6, 1996
The deer species of this parasite transmits Lyme disease to humans a tick 500 May 6, 1996
This continent is home to both pacas & alpacas South America 100 March 21, 1996
One of these chilopoda arthropods has as many as 177 pairs of legs; most have 15 to 23 pairs Centipede 200 March 21, 1996
A female one of the gypsy species of this insect can lay over 1,000 eggs at one time Moth 300 March 21, 1996
To count a pair of these carnivorous sea snails, say "A-one-an-a-two" Whelks 400 March 21, 1996
The domestic one of these evolved from the mouflon & urial Sheep 500 March 21, 1996
Rattlesnakes belong to the pit group of this snake family vipers 100 January 29, 1996
The silvery blue, the spring azure & the common oakblue are blue-winged types of this beautiful insect butterfly 200 January 29, 1996
This tall bird whose scientific name is Struthio camelus is nicknamed the camel bird ostrich 300 January 29, 1996
The Patagonian cavy, which resembles a hare, belongs to this order of mammals rodents 400 January 29, 1996
Found in Africa, the colobus type of this mammal often has distinctive black & white fur monkey 500 January 29, 1996
The robber species of this crustacean will drown in water a crab 100 January 4, 1996
The condor is a bird & the conger is one of these an eel 200 January 4, 1996
This very slo-o-o-w creature can turn its head 270", likes to hang upside down & is three-toed a sloth 300 January 4, 1996
A shrimp has 2 pairs of these, with one pair as long as its body an antenna 400 January 4, 1996
The blue whale is this type of toothless whale that strains its food baleen 500 January 4, 1996
The hermit type of this crustacean often makes its home in an empty snail shell a crab 100 December 28, 1995
While bearing little, if any, resemblance, the okapi is the only living relative of this tallest mammal a giraffe 200 December 28, 1995
While they're unable to fly, these tall Australian birds can swim when necessary an emu 300 December 28, 1995
The nubian is the most popular milk-producing breed of this animal in the U.S. a goat 400 December 28, 1995
Mandrills, the males of which are noted for their striking coloration, are a species of this large monkey a baboon 500 December 28, 1995
Of living reptiles, these shelled ones have existed the longest tortoises (turtles) 100 November 2, 1995
Unlike other marine mammals, the sea otter lacks this insulating layer of fat beneath its skin blubber 200 November 2, 1995
A cat described as Maltese is usually this color (bluish) gray 300 November 2, 1995
These tall pink birds are among the few birds that feed their young a milk-like substance flamingo 400 November 2, 1995
The young of these reddish apes of Asia have white rings around their eyes orangutans 500 November 2, 1995
The most obvious difference between African & Asian elephants is the size of these their ears 100 October 3, 1995
The baleen type of this mammal has 2 nostrils, while the toothed has a single blowhole the whale 200 October 3, 1995
It is thought English sailors corrupted the name of the alcatraz, a large seabird, into this word albatross 300 October 3, 1995
This egg-laying Australian animal is one of a very few venomous mammals the duck-billed platypus 400 October 3, 1995
The "clouded" variety of this big cat hunts almost entirely in the trees & eats monkeys a leopard 500 October 3, 1995
Popular food types of this mollusk include jacknife & steamer clam 100 June 19, 1995
The African species of this is the largest animal in the order Proboscidea elephant 200 June 19, 1995
This animal native to China serves as the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund giant panda 300 June 19, 1995
The family of Pongidae, or great apes, includes the bonobo, gorilla, orangutan & this ape chimpanzee 400 June 19, 1995
In the 1970s the long-haired Somali cat was recognized as a distinct breed, not a version of this one Abyssinian 500 June 19, 1995
These amphibians are distinguished from frogs by their warty skin toads 100 May 10, 1995
The male of this African mammal may be 17 feet tall with a 17-inch-long tongue a giraffe 200 May 10, 1995
The male of this largest living bird digs a nest in which 3-5 hens lay their eggs an ostrich 300 May 10, 1995
Some large parrots can take 2 months to go through this feather replacement process molting 400 May 10, 1995
Both sexes of this pinniped have tusks a walrus 500 May 10, 1995
The longest tusks ever measured for this modern mammal are over 11 feet the elephant 100 February 10, 1995
The scientific name of this bear is sometimes given as Ursus horribilis the grizzly bear 200 February 10, 1995
The springbok & steenbok are types of this mammal antelope 300 February 10, 1995
The Grevy's species of this mammal has narrower stripes than others & its belly is white a zebra 400 February 10, 1995
The birds known as Darwin's finches are found mainly in this South American island group the Galapagos 500 February 10, 1995
LIke other male bovines, adult male yaks are called these Bulls 100 November 25, 1994
A hinny has an ass for a mother & one of these animals for a father Horse 200 November 25, 1994
To escape predators, many lizards break off this body part; it later regenerates Tail 300 November 25, 1994
These stinging arachnids give birth to live young which cling to their mother's backs for several days Scorpions 400 November 25, 1994
This bear-like carnivore, a large member of the weasel family, is also known as the glutton Wolverine 500 November 25, 1994
This "masked" North American mammal is related to the giant & lesser pandas of Asia raccoon 100 October 7, 1994
This African river mammal's tusks were once used for false teeth because they didn't yellow hippopotami (hippo) 200 October 7, 1994
Fallow, marsh & white-tailed are species of this mammal deer 300 October 7, 1994
This Australian dog rarely barks, but howls like a coyote dingo 400 October 7, 1994
The Adelie species of this bird was named for the wife of French explorer Dumont d'Urville penguin 500 October 7, 1994
The beefalo, a hybrid domestic animal, is five-eighths beef cow & three-eighths this buffalo (bison) 100 July 14, 1994
The fish called tilapia incubate their offspring in this body part where the young later may hide from danger their mouth 200 July 14, 1994
These lagomorphs differ from rabbits in that they don't build nests & are born open-eyed & fully furred a hare 300 July 14, 1994
An animal adapted to feed on both animals & plants is called this an omnivore 400 July 14, 1994
Certain aquatic turtles, including the diamondback, are called this, from an Algonquian word a terrapin 500 July 14, 1994
Found in Australia, the largest of all marsupials is the great gray species of this a kangaroo 100 May 10, 1994
The pichiciago, a small one of these armored mammals, lives underground an armadillo 200 May 10, 1994
A popular in Mexico, it's the largest lizard in the new world an iguana 300 May 10, 1994
The macaw is a long-tailed parrot & the macaque is a large, powerful one of these a monkey 400 May 10, 1994
Known by its descriptive name, it's the most common wild rabbit found in North America the cottontail 500 May 10, 1994
The mehari is a special breed of this humped mammal trained for warfare & racing a camel 100 February 17, 1994
It's the most carnivorous of the bears, feeding especially on seals & walrus the polar bear 200 February 17, 1994
A young male horse is called a colt, & a young female is called this a filly 300 February 17, 1994
Named for a region of Russia, it's the largest of all wild cats the Siberian tiger 400 February 17, 1994
The only 2 species of eagles found in the U.S. are the bald & this colorful variety the golden eagle 500 February 17, 1994
Among bears this far northern species is the best swimmer polar bear 100 January 7, 1994
Native to the Russian far east, this tiger now numbers fewer than 300 Siberian 200 January 7, 1994
Named for a small Indonesian island, this huge lizard also lives on neighboring Flores Island Komodo dragon 300 January 7, 1994
Female Nile crocodiles transport their newborns to water in this way in their mouths 400 January 7, 1994
The spotted species of this mammal is known in the southern U.S. as the "Hydrophobia Cat" skunk 500 January 7, 1994
In the marsupial mole, hearing & this sense are poorly developed Sight 100 November 17, 1993
In the mistaken belief that it washes its food, it was given the scientific name lotor, meaning "washer" Raccoon 200 November 17, 1993
The Indian species of this cobra killer can be tamed when young Mongoose 300 November 17, 1993
In this type of crab, the male has a large claw & waves it like a violinist's bow Fiddler crab 400 November 17, 1993
Extinct for hundreds of years, the elephant bird weighed 1,000 pounds & lived on this east African island Madagascar 500 November 17, 1993
The red widow & the brown widow are close relatives of this dangerous spider black widow 100 November 12, 1993
A liger is the offspring of these 2 animals lion and tiger 200 November 12, 1993
The males of these striped animals are called stallions zebra 300 November 12, 1993
The humpback type of this cetacean is sometimes 50 feet long whale 400 November 12, 1993
Britanica says the Jamaican fruit type of this flying mammal smells like perfumed soap bat 500 November 12, 1993
An orb weaver, which is this kind of animal, is known for spinning beautiful, intricate webs a spider 100 July 19, 1993
Of a boomslang, a banded krait or a boa constrictor, the snake that's non-venomous a boa constrictor 200 July 19, 1993
The Sumatran subspecies of this striped feline is almost extinct the tiger 300 July 19, 1993
This state bird of North Carolina is also called the redbird a cardinal 400 July 19, 1993
There are about 60 species of this long-legged wading bird, including egrets a heron 500 July 19, 1993
Unlike most other mammals, these "ships of the desert" have oval red blood corpuscles camels 100 December 7, 1992
Marlin & sailfish closely resemble this fish with a weapon in its name a swordfish 200 December 7, 1992
The chocolate point, a type of this Asian cat, should have points the color of milk chocolate a Siamese 300 December 7, 1992
You can recognize a cassowary by the horny casque on top of this part of its body its head 400 December 7, 1992
The coachwhip, which is one of these, jerks or whips its head when it bites, which can cause lacerations a snake 500 December 7, 1992
Like its giant relative, the lesser variety of this is also a bamboo eater the panda 100 November 12, 1992
The Macropus rufus, it can lean back on its tail to free its hind feet for use as weapons the kangaroo 200 November 12, 1992
A few of these large bovines still exist in the wild in Tibet at elevations over 14,000 feet yaks 300 November 12, 1992
An elephant has 5 toes on a front foot & a camel has this many 2 400 November 12, 1992
They're the tallest North American birds the whooping crane 500 November 12, 1992
The crab-eating one of these masked animals eats fish, fruit & frogs, too raccoons 100 October 28, 1992
Found in this state's Keys, the Key Deer is only about 2 1/2 feet tall Florida 200 October 28, 1992
Mason, miner & killer are 3 types of these insects bees 300 October 28, 1992
The adjective feliform describes anything that resembles one of these animals cat 400 October 28, 1992
Koalas & kangaroos belong to this order of mammals known for poorly developed young marsupials 500 October 28, 1992
This dog's name is derived from what the French called it: grand Danois, literally "big Danish" a Great Dane 100 October 7, 1992
The pirate type of this animal raids the webs of others of its kind, killing & eating the builders the spider 200 October 7, 1992
The Adelie penguin was named for this continent's Adelie Coast Antarctica 300 October 7, 1992
The helmets of Queen Elizabeth"S household cavalry are adorned with this Himalayan animal's hair the yak 400 October 7, 1992
The gavial has a narrower snout than this swamp-dwelling reptile it resembles an alligator (crocodile) 500 October 7, 1992
The emperor is the only one of these birds that breeds during the dark polar winter the penguin 100 September 21, 1992
Prairie dogs & woodchucks are considered "ground" species of this rodent squirrels 200 September 21, 1992
Popularly used as fish food, this shrimp is named for the salty waters it inhabits brine 300 September 21, 1992
A warren refers to a colony of these or an area where they live & breed rabbits 400 September 21, 1992
Also called a Persian greyhound, it's believed to be the oldest purebred dog in the world the Saluki 500 September 21, 1992
These members of the squirrel family live in "towns", which may consist of thousands of them prairie dogs 100 July 15, 1992
This breed of rabbit is raised for its long, white fur which is spun into yarn angora 200 July 15, 1992
The mehari, a special breed of this desert mammal, is noted for its swiftness a camel 300 July 15, 1992
It's been speculated that the Aztecs bred ancestors of this small dog breed the Chihuahua 400 July 15, 1992
The name of this large deer of the North American tundra is of French-Canadian derivation caribou July 15, 1992
Famed for its odor, this animal can be spotted, hog-nosed or, of course, striped a skunk 100 May 14, 1992
It's the female, not the male, in a pride of these cats who does most of the hunting a lion 200 May 14, 1992
Ospreys prefer to dine on this type of animal; they dive for them & grasp them with their feet fish 300 May 14, 1992
The brindled one of these wildebeests usually has a black tail the gnu 400 May 14, 1992
Lemmings, which are known for their tendency to drown accidentally, belong to this order of mammals a rodent 500 May 14, 1992
The spectacled or Andean bear is native to this continent South America 100 January 14, 1992
Distinguished from its seal relatives by its tusks, it's the largest of the fin-footed mammals a walrus 200 January 14, 1992
The scientific name of this largest deer is from a Greek word meaning "elk" a moose 300 January 14, 1992
This marsupial has 50 teeth, more than any other North American mammal a possum 400 January 14, 1992
The name of this Tibetan dog is Chinese for "lion dog" Shih Tzu 500 January 14, 1992
The robber crab is known for climbing palms to feed on these Coconuts 100 November 15, 1991
The part of the male lyrebird that's shaped like a lyre Tail 200 November 15, 1991
The flying fox isn't a type of fox, but a type of this Bat 300 November 15, 1991
In 1921 Banting & Best controlled diabetes in these animals with insulin; man came later Dogs 400 November 15, 1991
Some people in India wear masks on the back of their heads to deter these big cats from attacking tigers 100 September 23, 1991
Most U.S. Customs Service drug detection dogs are adopted from these places animal shelters (or pounds) 200 September 23, 1991
"Rocky" name of the world's most poisonous fish the stonefish 300 September 23, 1991
Squamata, rhynchocephalia, crocdilia & chelonia are the 4 living orders of these animals reptiles 400 September 23, 1991
Despite their names, the black & white species of this large African animal are similar in color rhinoceros 500 September 23, 1991
A flamingo does this with its bill upside down in the water; it's tongue acts like a piston drink (eat) 100 June 4, 1991
The harbor & elephant types of these sea animals have small ear openings but no external ears seals 200 June 4, 1991
Rattlesnakes belong to this snake group characterized by pits in front of each eye pit vipers 300 June 4, 1991
Chinchillas are native to this continent where they almost became extinct until protected by law South America 400 June 4, 1991
The Korat, a short-haired one of these pets, originated in Thailand where it's believed to bring good luck cat 500 June 4, 1991
These 60 lb. rodents are known for their broad flat tails & their engineering feats beavers 100 May 22, 1991
Wolverines are members of this animal family, Pop weasels 200 May 22, 1991
Bull snakes have a small flap in front of the opening of the windpipe that lets them make this sound hissing 300 May 22, 1991
The only member of this order native to the New World is the opossum marsupials 400 May 22, 1991
As a tom is a male turkey, this is a male duck drake 500 May 22, 1991
As a warning before striking, these snakes will generally raise their hoods cobra 100 March 28, 1991
While it can mean any small horse, it's usually one under 58 inches tall pony 200 March 28, 1991
This Tibetan dog breed may have developed from the Pekingese & the Lhasa Apso shih tzu 300 March 28, 1991
An ibis is a bird & an ibex is a wild one of these goat 400 March 28, 1991
This rodent's name is derived from the Latin for "sleep" dormouse March 28, 1991
These short dogs are known as Pekes for short Pekingese 100 February 22, 1991
Baby beavers are sometimes known by this feline term, & we're not being catty kittens (kits) 200 February 22, 1991
For a warthog, it's only 12 to 15 years the lifespan 300 February 22, 1991
The collared type of this mammal known for feeding on insects is also called the tamandua the anteater 400 February 22, 1991
Some of the largest & most beautiful of these insects belong to the swallowtail family butterflies 500 February 22, 1991
While it feeds on many small animals, rats, mice, etc.; the mongoose is famous for killing these the cobra 100 September 19, 1990
After 3-6 months in its mother's pouch a baby koala comes out and clings here until it's a year old its back 200 September 19, 1990
The hind legs of a bee come equipped with baskets for carrying loads of this pollen 300 September 19, 1990
A warm-blooded animal pants or sweats to lower its temperature and does this to quickly raise it shiver 400 September 19, 1990
Eisenglass, a very pure gelatin, comes from the swim bladder of this fish found in the Caspian Sea the sturgeon 500 September 19, 1990
Most of the mammals native to this continent are marsupials Australia 100 May 30, 1990
Also known as "bee milk", it's a thick white substance that's fed to bee larvae royal jelly 200 May 30, 1990
All peacocks are males; the females of the species are called this peahens 300 May 30, 1990
One of the world's finest wools comes from the Merino breed of sheep which originated in this country Spain 400 May 30, 1990
One of these monkeys was the first animal to be rocketed into the stratosphere rhesus monkey 500 May 30, 1990
Called the "King of the Terriers", its original home was the valley of the river Aire an Airedale 100 May 22, 1990
Like a lot of birds, the monarch butterfly does this in the winter migrate 200 May 22, 1990
A camel's hump doesn't contain water, as once was thought, but this, for energy when food is scarce fat 300 May 22, 1990
The only female deer with antlers, it uses them to dig in the snow for food a reindeer 400 May 22, 1990
Marine creature whose zoological name is Hippocampus a seahorse 500 May 22, 1990
In the Middle Ages this insect was dedicated to the Virgin & called "The Beetle of Our Lady" ladybug/ladybird beetle 100 April 6, 1990
Smaller forms of these birds are usually called doves pigeons 200 April 6, 1990
The largest members of this phylum are the giant squids & the smallest are snails mollusks 300 April 6, 1990
These arachnids differ from true spiders by the extreme length & thinness of their legs Daddy Longlegs 400 April 6, 1990
Surprisingly, the white, or beluga, species of this mammal can be found in the St. Lawrence River whale 500 April 6, 1990
Males of this Australian marsupial are called boomers kangaroo 100 February 8, 1990
2 of 3 continents on which no wild bears live (2 of) Africa & Australia (or Antarctica) 200 February 8, 1990
A male sheep is a ram; a female is this ewe 300 February 8, 1990
The U.S. Navy has trained these whales, Orcinus orca, to recover objects from great depths killer whales 400 February 8, 1990
Skins of this goat antelope are prized for polishing, but most cloths sold under its name are sheepskin chamois 500 February 8, 1990
The upper part of this turtle feature is called the carapace Shell 100 November 27, 1989
A drone bee's only purpose in life is to do this with the queen & they do it in flight Mate 200 November 27, 1989
The bulldog is a symbol of this country where it was developed England 300 November 27, 1989
Of sight, hearing, or smell, the sense that is best developed in most seals Sight 400 November 27, 1989
The 2 species of camel are the Arabian, also called the dromedary & this Bactrian (2-Humped) 500 November 27, 1989
It's the plural of "mongoose" mongooses 100 November 22, 1989
Experts call all reptiles with shells "turtles" & use this term for most terrestrial turtles tortoises 200 November 22, 1989
With the keenest sense of smell of all breeds, this dog's "testimony" can be used as evidence in court a bloodhound 300 November 22, 1989
The 2 animals named for the Afrikaans words for "earth pig" & "earth wolf" aardvark & aardwolf 400 November 22, 1989
This prehistoric animal, whose name means "dawn horse", was the progenitor of modern horses Eohippus 500 November 22, 1989
A bat's hands serve as these Wings 100 November 6, 1989
On a true sole both of these are on the right side of the head Eyes 200 November 6, 1989
Lizard that's noted for its ability to walk on ceilings Gecko 300 November 6, 1989
The South African rhebok is not an athletic shoe but a species of this Antelope 400 November 6, 1989
With ancestors as big as elephants, these slow beasts now just hang upside down in trees Sloths 500 November 6, 1989
Scientists are not certain what causes this characteristic of contented cats a purr 100 October 2, 1989
This animal is the zebra's main enemy the lion 200 October 2, 1989
At the tip of the Mississippi flyway, Louisiana attracts pintail, teal & mallard types of this bird ducks 300 October 2, 1989
Though a blight is killing these animals in the Mediterranean, Caribbean types are soaking up the profits sponges 400 October 2, 1989
The only wild European simians are the Barbary macaque monkeys that live in this British possession Gibraltar 500 October 2, 1989
Pet owners often buy their dogs & cats a special collar to protect them from fleas & these arachnids ticks 100 July 19, 1989
Adult penguins commonly regurgitate to do this to feed their young 200 July 19, 1989
Hookworms & pinworms are classed as these, from the Greek "nema", meaning thread nematodes 300 July 19, 1989
When they're adolescents, these salamanders are called efts newts 400 July 19, 1989
The horned toad isn't really a toad, it's one of these a lizard 500 July 19, 1989
The Bush species of this is the largest land mammal in the world an elephant 100 May 8, 1989
In the names of cat breeds, this color follows "British" & "Russian" blue 200 May 8, 1989
Of teeth, nails or beaks, the ones turtles don't have teeth 300 May 8, 1989
A 7-letter word for a dog of mixed or indeterminate ancestry a mongrel 400 May 8, 1989
2 species of these snakes native to India are the Indian & the King a cobra 500 May 8, 1989
Probably the 1st birds tamed, they weren't used as messengers but as meals pigeons 100 January 3, 1989
If Michael Jackson can't make a personal appearance, he may send Bubbles, one of these a chimpanzee 200 January 3, 1989
The albatross' ritual for this includes preening & dancing; dinner & a movie wasn't listed a mating ritual 300 January 3, 1989
The Dandie Dinmont, a dog in this group, was named after a farmer who raised them in "Guy Mannering" the terriers 500 January 3, 1989
Of the creatures on Earth that have legs, most of them have this many 6 January 3, 1989
Unlike other mammals, these dam rodents continue to grow throughout their lives beavers 100 December 27, 1988
Boas & pythons kill their prey by this means constricting 200 December 27, 1988
Lemurs, the world's smallest primates, are native to this island off Africa Madagascar 400 December 27, 1988
The Information Please Almanac describes them as "insects of the grasshopper family, but much more powerful" locusts 500 December 27, 1988
Animal in the title of the following 1972 No. 1 hit:"On the first part of the journey..." a horse December 27, 1988
Contrary to popular belief, diamondbacks don't always do this before striking rattle 100 November 1, 1988
Often bright green & squawky, true "lovebirds" belong to this bird family parrot 200 November 1, 1988
It's the largest member of the camel family that's native to South America llama 300 November 1, 1988
This big monkey has blue cheeks, a red nose & a red & blue rump mandrill 400 November 1, 1988
This tightly curled fur comes from newborn Karakul sheep Astrakhan (Persian lamb) 500 November 1, 1988
The ratel is a badger that loves this sweet substance; its coat protects it from stings honey 100 September 26, 1988
A type of finch in the Galapagos Islands is named after this naturalist who studied it there Darwin 200 September 26, 1988
Skin secretions of the South American treefrog, genus Dendrobates, are used by Indians as this poison 300 September 26, 1988
While other iguanas are other colors, the common iguana is this color green 400 September 26, 1988
A spider's eggs are laid & stored in one of these a cocoon 500 September 26, 1988
Part of its body where you'll find a warthog's warts its face 100 June 28, 1988
Owls are among the few birds to have these on the front of their heads their eyes 200 June 28, 1988
Most lampreys live by attaching themselves to these other fish 300 June 28, 1988
When grasshoppers or other Orthoptera are stridulating, they're producing this a song (or a sound) 400 June 28, 1988
Varieties of these insects include bee, soldier, flower, blow & fruit flies 500 June 28, 1988
This part of a rabbit is considered lucky, but not for the rabbit who's missing his foot 100 June 23, 1988
This type of snake comes in pygmy, prairie & horned varieties rattlesnake 200 June 23, 1988
While an aviary houses birds, an apiary houses these bees 300 June 23, 1988
Though a common name for civets puts them in this animal family, they really aren't members cats 400 June 23, 1988
A skulk is a group of these skulking animals foxes 500 June 23, 1988
The Bismarck flying fox, this type of mammal, has a 5 1/2 foot wingspan bat 100 June 1, 1988
Of king, queen or soldier, type of termite that has been known to live 50 years queen 200 June 1, 1988
Every year Arctic terns fly over 11,000 miles south to winter on this continent Antarctica 300 June 1, 1988
Blue, lilac & seal are 3 of the official color points of this cat breed Siamese 400 June 1, 1988
The male of this Arctic aquatic mammal has a single spiral tusk narwhal 500 June 1, 1988
The order Struthioniformes contains only one living species, this really big bird ostrich 100 May 11, 1988
These animals know "dam" well they live in a place called a lodge beavers 200 May 11, 1988
While a Kodak is a camera, a Kodiak is one of these (big) bear 300 May 11, 1988
This animal's name came from the fact it frequents shrubbery & has a piglike nose hedgehog 500 May 11, 1988
Males & females of this kind of animal can be called harts & hinds (red) deer May 11, 1988
The tongue of a hummingbird, like that of a snake, takes this shape at the end forked 100 February 16, 1988
Tropical countries value guppies because they eat the larvae of these malaria spreaders mosquitoes 200 February 16, 1988
A moose's might grow to a width of 6' & weigh 50 pounds antlers (the rack) 300 February 16, 1988
The entry "duckbill" in the Funk & Wagnalls just tells you to see this platypus 400 February 16, 1988
Order of mammals whose name means "gnawing" rodents 500 February 16, 1988
A mosquito's hum is actually the sound made by these its wings 100 November 13, 1987
Though its name means "Flemish cowherd", a bouvier des flandres is a breed of this dog 200 November 13, 1987
The only African bird of prey with terrestrial habits; it can't type or take dictation the secretarybird 300 November 13, 1987
The number of toes on the foot of a hippopotamus; especially the ones in Disney's "Fantasia" four 400 November 13, 1987
Types of this aquatic creature include chimney, sheep's wool, and common bath the sponge 500 November 13, 1987
The migration of these whales from Baja California to the Arctic is the longest of any mammal gray whales 100 November 5, 1987
While female ducks are just called ducks male ducks are called this drake 200 November 5, 1987
The 1st Britons to see this Australian oddity thought a duck's beak had been sewn to a mammal body platypus 300 November 5, 1987
Burrowing marsupials like the wombat have pouches that open toward this direction to keep dirt out downward (underneath, toward the bottom) 400 November 5, 1987
Measuring up to 5 ft. across, this "royal" arthropod is a prime Alaska catch Alaskan king crab 500 November 5, 1987
It's believed white pelicans are the only birds that fly in a straight line & move these in unison wings 100 July 16, 1987
Eradicating this African fly will save thousands of cattle but threaten Africa's wildlife balance a tsetse fly 200 July 16, 1987
On sea lions, these sense organs are external, while on true seals, they're indented ears 300 July 16, 1987
Proper answer if someone asked you, "What's a gnu, pardon my asking, what's a gnu?" wildebeest 400 July 16, 1987
Since he gets a "buzz" from the stuff, the sloth bear is often called this the honey bear 500 July 16, 1987
A 700-pound bull moose made the news in 1986 when he fell in love with this farm animal a cow 100 June 18, 1987
Using sonar, the search resumed for this creature October 12, 1986 the Loch Ness Monster 200 June 18, 1987
Number of mammals mentioned in the poem "Hey, Diddle, Diddle" 3 (the cat, the cow & the dog) 300 June 18, 1987
The sharp front teeth of a cat that are used to tear flesh are of this type canine teeth or eye teeth 400 June 18, 1987
In the December 1986 Playboy, this animal answered "20 Questions" Koko the gorilla 500 June 18, 1987
Skunks develop this ability before they're one month old, so watch out! spraying foul-smelling stuff 100 May 25, 1987
The most recent member of the "ursus", or bear, line is this species which headed north polar bear 200 May 25, 1987
Of the higher primates, the pygmy marmoset is smallest in size & this is the largest gorilla 300 May 25, 1987
Of the civet, otter, & badger, the mammal that's considered aquatic otter 400 May 25, 1987
Lemurs live chiefly on The Comoros & this other island country off Africa's southeast coast Madagascar 500 May 25, 1987
An insect related to the housefly, but wingless, is the largest land animal native to this continent Antarctica 100 April 24, 1987
In buildings, Norway variety of this animal tends to live on lower floors while black kind lives upstairs rats 200 April 24, 1987
Used in medical research which established Rh factor, their export is now banned by India rhesus monkeys 300 April 24, 1987
The gavial looks very much like a crocodile except for this bodily feature the nose or snout 400 April 24, 1987
With an estimated weight of over 2 tons, the largest nest on record was built by these birds bald eagles 500 April 24, 1987
It gets its name because it looks like it's praying when it's actually preying praying mantis 100 February 9, 1987
Unlike most animals, most mules can't have these offspring 200 February 9, 1987
Desert "trader" renowned for habit of often leaving something "in exchange" for what it takes pack rat 300 February 9, 1987
A peacock's lady peahen 400 February 9, 1987
The only meat-eating mammal that can overtake an antelope or gazelle cheetah 500 February 9, 1987
Traveling during this part of day protects many migratory birds from birds of prey during the night 100 December 8, 1986
When oxygen in water gets too low, the African bircher fish surfaces to use these, not its gills lungs 200 December 8, 1986
Though the pay is peanuts, capuchin & rhesus monkeys often "work" for these musicans organ grinders 300 December 8, 1986
Of a kangaroo, two-toed sloth, or pygmy marmoset, the one most closely related to a human pygmy marmoset 400 December 8, 1986
Of African killer bees or common honeybees, the ones who've killed more people in the U.S. common honeybees 100 November 4, 1986
The bedbug hunter is called "The Kissing Bug" because it bites its victims here on the lips (or around the mouth) 200 November 4, 1986
Australia's maned goose operates under an alias; it's really one of these "daffy" creatures a duck 300 November 4, 1986
Legend says a canis latrans, one of these raised Pecos Bill & taught him how to howl at the moon a coyote 400 November 4, 1986
New Zealanders used to raise red deer for these, which were ground & used as aphrodisiacs their horns (or antlers) 500 November 4, 1986
Reason you should run when a spotted skunk does a handstand so you don\'t get sprayed 100 October 15, 1986
It's said you can hear lions do this from 10 miles away roar 200 October 15, 1986
Gray & brown in the summer, a ptarmigan's plumage changes to this color in the winter white 300 October 15, 1986
A full-blooded beefalo is 1/4 Hereford, 3/8 Charolais, & 3/8 this buffalo (bison) 400 October 15, 1986
At this U.S. city's zoo you can visit Beaver Valley & giant pandas Washington, D.C. 500 October 15, 1986
Don't kick an adult male of these duck-billed creatures in the ankle; he's got a poisoned spur duck-billed platypus 100 September 8, 1986
"Odobenus rosmarus", Latin name for this Arctic tusked mammal, means "one who walks with his teeth" walrus 200 September 8, 1986
The Bible states it was upon this color of ass that great personages preferred to ride white 300 September 8, 1986
Part of the witches' brew recipe in "Macbeth" was a pinch of this amphibian's eye eye of newt 400 September 8, 1986
Shellfish are not fish, but members of 2 invertebrate classifications, of which this is 1 mollusks or crustaceans 500 September 8, 1986
Corn, coral & cottonmouth, for example snakes 100 April 14, 1986
When charging, an elephant spreads these, not its credit cards, to intimidate its enemy its ears 200 April 14, 1986
When cut up, pieces of these multi-armed sea creatures can grow into full, new animals starfish 300 April 14, 1986
The macaw, lovebird, & cockatoo are all members of this bird family the parrots 400 April 14, 1986
Experts disagree as to exact age & species, but agree this animal holds vertebrate life-span record the giant tortoise 500 April 14, 1986
European spider named after the city of Taranto, Italy tarantula 100 March 10, 1986
Taking up less space in the helicopter, Ger. shepherds have replaced these Alpine rescue dogs a St. Bernard 200 March 10, 1986
Of the male fiddler crab's pair, one is very much larger than the other the claw 300 March 10, 1986
Fanned out, they act as an air brake for landing birds tail feathers 400 March 10, 1986
Better known name of the bay lynx the bobcat 500 March 10, 1986
If you let them, these insects "wood" eat your house termites 100 January 7, 1986
The double-crested basilisk, this type of reptile, can run across water a lizard 200 January 7, 1986
Animal that's a spiny "ocean waif" a (sea) urchin 300 January 7, 1986
Appropriate name for bird species that sews leaves together to make a nest tailorbirds 400 January 7, 1986
Synonymous with tiny, some of these smallest arachnids live in the air tubes of honey bees' bodies mites 500 January 7, 1986
Even in the wild, this largest of apes takes a midday nap gorilla 100 October 2, 1985
Name for both Chinese gooseberry & people of New Zealand comes from this bird kiwi 200 October 2, 1985
The only 2 venomous species of lizards, Gila monsters & beaded lizard, are native to this continent North America 300 October 2, 1985
Cat-like animal raised for the secretions it produces which are used to make perfumes civet 400 October 2, 1985
According to New York's Bronx Zoo, it's "the most dangerous animal in the world" man 500 October 2, 1985
Weasels, otters, badgers as well as skunks share this offensive weapon a smell (bad odor) 100 January 23, 1985
Type of animal a kingfisher is a bird 200 January 23, 1985
Type of sapsucker whose name is synonymous with "spineless jellyfish" yellow-bellied 300 January 23, 1985
Animal that spends half the year and most tea parties in hibernation a dormouse 400 January 23, 1985
Holstein, Guernsey & Jersey cow 100 December 18, 1984
Specifically, the only cat with a mane a male lion 200 December 18, 1984
Adding a C to the front of this animal turns it into a melon antelope 300 December 18, 1984
3-letter wildebeest of which only 2 are pronounced gnu 400 December 18, 1984
What most distinguishes a basenji from other dogs cannot bark (the inability to bark) 500 December 18, 1984
"Sly" creature sought by sportsmen riding to hounds a fox 100 December 11, 1984
The "ship of the desert" a camel 200 December 11, 1984
The children are poults, the mothers, hens & the fathers,toms turkeys 300 December 11, 1984
Name of the sport of hunting birds with other birds falconry 400 December 11, 1984
Floating sea creature named by sailors for the Iberian fighting ship it resembles the Portuguese man-of-war 500 December 11, 1984
Scooby-Doo, Goofy & Pluto are cartoon versions dogs 100 September 12, 1984
"Eager" animal that symbolizes Canada the beaver 200 September 12, 1984
They include killers, humpbacks & sperms whales 300 September 12, 1984
Tibetan ox used to carry travelers and mail a yak 500 September 12, 1984
These rodents first got to America by stowing away on ships rats 100 September 10, 1984
There are about 40,000 muscles & tendons in this part of an elephant's body the trunk 200 September 10, 1984
When husbands "pop" for an ermine coat, they're actually buying this fur a weasel 300 September 10, 1984
Close relative of the pig, though its name means "river horse" a hippopotamus 400 September 10, 1984
If this species of hybrid's parents were reversed, you'd get a hinny mule 500 September 10, 1984