Some animal names just don't really describe the animals. In other words, misleading
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2Guinea PigThe guinea pig, also called the cavy or domestic guinea pig, is a species of rodent belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia.
Well done, thank you! This South American rodent is properly called a "cavy". They have cavy shows, often in conjunction with rabbit shows. - Crwth
Haha, yeah, so misleading. This list is funny yet informative. I like it. - Metal_Treasure
3Red PandaThe red panda (Ailurus fulgens), or also known as the red bear-cat or the red cat-bear, is a mammal native to the Eastern Himalayas and Southwestern China. Despite having the word "panda" in its name, it's not a panda. It's closely related to raccoons
It's not panda. It's not related to pandas either. It's related to raccoons - BlueFrostOfThunderClan
It's not a duck (nor is it a cross between Geodude and Psyduck). It's a type of clam - BlueFrostOfThunderClan
It's actually a brown colored snake. It's labeled 'black' because the inside of it's mouth is inky black.
7Killer WhaleThe killer whale or orca is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member.
Same thing like starfish, it's not a fish - BlueFrostOfThunderClan
10Prairie DogDespite the name, they are not canines. Prairie dogs (genus Cynomys) are herbivorous burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. The five species are: black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison's, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground squirrel, found in the United States, ...read more.
It's a rodent - Metal_Treasure
11CuttlefishCuttlefish are marine animals belonging to the class Cephalopoda, which also includes squids, octopuses, and nautiluses. Despite their name, cuttlefish are not fish but mollusks. ...read more.
12Great White SharkThe great white shark, also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
It's not a toad nor is it a frog. It's a lizard. It got its "toad" name because it looks like one - BlueFrostOfThunderClan
It's not a bug, it's a beetle (similar things, but actually different) - BlueFrostOfThunderClan
21Mantis ShrimpThe mantis shrimp, or stomatopod, is a type of marine crustacean of the order Stomatopoda. Most species can grow to around 10 centimetres in length, though a few species reach up to 38 cm.
22Sea PigScotoplanes, commonly known as the sea pig, is a genus of deep-sea holothurian echinoderm of the family Elpidiidae, order Elasipodida.
23SeahorseSeahorse is the name given to 54 species of small marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus. "Hippocampus" comes from the Ancient Greek word hippos meaning "horse" and kampos meaning "sea monster".
24King CobraThe king cobra is an elapid found predominantly in forests from India through Southeast Asia. ...read more.