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Names for common (?) critters

 
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Old 07-06-2004, 12:28 AM
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Re: Names for common (?) critters

I see someone got speed goat in here.

Pole cat is a skunk. How about a "bear cat"?

Around here a whistle pig is a ground squirel and a flying rat is a magpie.

How about "slow elk"

or a "fur bearing rat"

Among the birds we have "marsh monkeys" and "mormon chickens" (no offence meant)

And from coast to coast in all locations we have "road pizza"
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Old 07-06-2004, 08:16 PM
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Re: Names for common (?) critters

Pasture Grizzly
Skinnys
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local names for groundhogs...

snow geese = silver-heads flying to Florida in Fall.
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Old 07-07-2004, 04:26 AM
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Re: Names for common (?) critters

We've got "bush chooks" (emus) and my 4 year old daughter once referred to kangaroos as "big dogs".
Chooks are of course chickens everywhere but Australia .
Seagulls are sometimes referred to as albino crows .
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Old 07-07-2004, 06:43 PM
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Re: Names for common (?) critters

Swamp Donkey = moose

Pigeons are one variety of fly rat.

Drape Ape = kids of course
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Old 07-07-2004, 11:24 PM
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Re: Names for common (?) critters

Slow elk = any of the cattle family.
Fur bearing rat = Coyote.
Marsh monkeys = Coot.
Mormon chickens = Sea gull (when there is only one we call it a "single". Get it? Seagull ,sing gull.)
Road pizza = any road kill that is at the flat and wide stage.
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Old 07-08-2004, 06:40 PM
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Re: Names for common (?) critters

pencil head= young spike buck
cue ball= doe deer or cow elk
prairie maggot=antelope
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Old 07-08-2004, 07:34 PM
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Re: Names for common (?) critters

Since you mentioned maggots:

Range Maggot

or Maggott's Grocery Store in San Antonio TX. I swear!!!!!
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