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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:28 am

With you WFG. The mosquito aka malaria kills the most people but again an insect not a mammal...
Phokojwe you have us with this one :hmz:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Rooies » Tue Jul 30, 2013 12:31 pm

Because statistics in Africa are so unreliable, it is difficult to pinpoint a specific animal. Some say it is the leopard, others finger the elephant and even the buffalo. The croc may also be in contention here, although not a mammal. Many deaths go unreported, so the true figures may never be known.

To pinpoint a specific animal is purely a guess.
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:14 am

:hmz: Any one else?. This question came from resources dated back a long time (1300's), but some people now try to proof it wrong. :?
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:45 am

Rats?
I know they spread diseases way back when...
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:29 am

Heksie wrote:Rats?
I know they spread diseases way back when...


Heksie :thumbs_up: Go for it. :thumbs_up: That is according to resources. They killed more people than anything else. ("Disease-carrying rats may have killed more people than all wars combined. Bubonic plague, for instance, which is carried by rats, has killed millions of people".)
People in 2011 tried to prove they were not the cause. Anyone else to comment on that, you are welcome.
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:55 am

I thought of the black death-saw a doc about that...
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:29 am

Black Death stemmed from the combination of Bubonic and Pneumonic plague.
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:40 am

Now I know as well :w:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:51 am

:w: Now go for it. :w:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:21 pm

What animal is called camelopardalis in greek and why?
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:56 pm

Giraffe, it means camel like leopard. The leopard (pardalis) refers to the colouration/spots which is similar to that of a leopard and the giraffe walks like a Camel. With the 2 left legs moving together followed by the 2 right.
Interestingly... it also said that the Afrikaans name Kameelperd refers to the way the giraffe walks like a Camel and gallops like a horse... Fact or Myth? :whistle: (but that's another thread... :lol:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:48 am

:) Phokojwe, i can only agree with you.
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:43 am

Phokojwe you are right :D
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Phokojwe » Mon Aug 05, 2013 1:57 pm

Easy one... "Which mammal has built-in cushions" on their buttocks? :whistle:
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Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:08 am

Babboon? Ok it is really ugly cushions then...
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