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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:20 am

Good Q, Rose, and well done on the digging, Heksie. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:50 pm

Why does the honey badger have only a few natural predators?
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Sheenaugh-Lee » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:02 pm

Ummm cos hes a feisty little bugger and fights back so I believe other animals are wary of a badger because of it
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Carol g » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:30 pm

Has extremely tough skin and is very aggressive, hard for an animal to get hold of. :hmz:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sat Mar 23, 2013 1:47 pm

Their ferocity and thick, loose skin makes it difficult to grip or suffocate them. :hmz:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Carol g » Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:36 pm

Now what has happened to Heksie, gone AWOL again :D
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Sun Mar 24, 2013 9:49 am

You all are correct so whoever posts first are it! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:03 am

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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:49 pm

:roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Carol g » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:56 pm

Do you thing someone should go and call her? :hmz:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby RosemaryH » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:42 pm

Heksie wrote:You all are correct so whoever posts first are it! :thumbs_up:


So who is it going to be? :whistle: :whistle:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:31 am

I will give it a try...

What is the smallest mammal in the world?
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby RosemaryH » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:32 am

Thanks Trrp-trrrrrrrr :D
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Rooies » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:47 am

Bumblebee bat?
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:09 am

Kitti's Hog-nosed Bat is tailless or bumblebee bat is the smallest species of bat. It is also one of the world's smallest mammals, weighing in at 2 g and measuring 29 - 30 mm. It is arguably, the world's smallest wild land mammal.
Its closest competitor for the title is probably the Etruscan shrew, which may be slightly lighter at 1.2 - 2.7 g, but is much longer at 36 - 53 mm (not including its tail). So, depending upon how we define smallest, either of these mammals might fit the description.


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