Animals with misleading names

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 23 21:59:41 UTC 2013

Tweet from: Maria Popova @brainpicker
Date: 10:02 AM - 23 Mar 13
Tweet: Animals with misleading names – an illustrated confusion-buster

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Peacock Mantis Shrimp
Not a peacock.
Not a mantis.
Also, not a shrimp.

King Cobra
Not a cobra. Also, snakes are typically self-governing.

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