Can You Guess The Scientific Names Of These Animals

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Sure, we can show you a picture of a cat and you know what animal it is. But do you know the scientific name for that animal? Scientific names were created so that scientists all over the world could communicate about the various species that inhabit the planet with us. These names help clarify the animal's relationship with other animals while also describing something about the animal. How much did you pay attention in science class in school? Take this challenging quiz and see how many of the scientific names for animals you know! (Bonus if you took Latin as that may help give you clues for these Latin root words!)
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