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    Name the animals

    Think of a four-letter common noun that names a tiny animal. Now change the second letter of the noun to the next letter of the alphabet. What larger animal, also four letters long, do you come up with?

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    Re: Name the animals

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Never heard of a fmea</span hide> <img src=/S/scratch.gif border=0 alt=scratch width=25 height=29>

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    Re: Name the animals

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">gnat - goat</span hide>

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    Re: Name the animals

    That must be it Tony...I've wrecked my brain thinking of this one and not come up with anything better!!!
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    Re: Name the animals

    Tony is correct. After reading this I realised that the first 'animal' isn't in fact an animal so apolgies to anyone that didn't get the answer due to my lack of knowledge of the animal kingdom.

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    Re: Name the animals

    > I realised that the first 'animal' isn't in fact an animal

    Huh! It's a living thing, and it certainly isn't a plant!

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    Re: Name the animals

    Its not a very common animal to talk about....To increase your knowledge I thought I'd get this photie for you and point you to a link to read up more about it...Enjoy!
    All about the GNAT!
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    Re: Name the animals

    Just off the top of my head <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15> an animal may be defined as a living organism, the protoplasm of which does not secrete a cellulose cell-wall, and which requires for its existence proteid material obtained from the living or dead bodies of existing plants or animals. The common use of the word animal as the equivalent of mammal, as opposed to bird or reptile or fish, is erroneous.

    Again, just off the top of my head <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>, a gnat would fall in under:
    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda
    Class: Insecta
    Subclass: Pterygota
    Infraclass: Neoptera
    Superorder: Endopterygota
    Order: Diptera

    so you are right Stuart.

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    Re: Name the animals

    Alan, I'm sure James Bond would also be able to say that OFF THE TOP OF HIS HEAD. Ever noticed how he is able to answer any questions in the movies...he is sooo well informed!

    PS : If your answer is just OFF THE TOP OF YOUR HEAD, what did you major in? Biology or the study of insects...????
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    Re: Name the animals

    Deportment, more likely, using large biology books.... <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Name the animals

    <hr>what did you major in? <hr>Google <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>

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    Re: Name the animals

    Future Predictions and the Unknown... <img src=/S/clever.gif border=0 alt=clever width=15 height=15>
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