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  1. PAT

    PAT Well-Known Member

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    This is just an idea i had of something to do.
    You just say your favorite type of each animal:-
    Antelope-Mine is blackbuck closely followed by lesser kudu
    Monkey-De brazzas monkey
    Rhinoceros-Thanks to Dora it is indian rhinos
    Small cat-Serval
    Big cat-Snow leopard
    Elephant(not much choice)-Asian elephants because of Bongy and mekky
    Parrot-eclectus parrot because my grandad breeds them
    hornbill-I don't actually know any types. i just did this for the hrnbill fans
    Ape-Silvery gibbons or white handed gibbons


    Canine-Red Fox
    Pinniped-Baikal Seal
    Crocodilian-Freshie
    Snake-arafura file snake
    Lizard-blotched blue tongue
    Marsupial-Black flanked rock wallaby
    Bear-Sun bear
    Rodent-Mara
    Tapir-Mountain or malayan
     
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  2. Writhedhornbill

    Writhedhornbill Well-Known Member

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    Antelope - Yellow backed duiker (I love these guys!)
    Monkey - Hard choice... I don't know....
    Rhinoceros - Indian (Thanks Patna;))
    Small cat - Pallas' cat
    Big cat - Clouded leopard
    Elephant - Asian, without a doubt
    Parrot - Red and Blue lory
    Hornbill- Writhed, Yellow casqued and Rufous...
    Ape - Sumatran orang-utan

    Tapir - Mountain tapir
    Stork - Storm's stork
     
  3. PAT

    PAT Well-Known Member

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    feel free to add more. I only did these ones because i have definite favorites.
     
  4. ZooMania

    ZooMania Well-Known Member

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    Antelope - Bongo
    Monkey - Pied Tamarin
    Rhinoceros - Black Rhinoceros
    Small Cat - Asian Golden Cat
    Big Cat - Snow Leopard
    Elephant - Asian Elephant
    Parrot - Hyacinth Macaw
    Hornbill - Rhinoceros Hornbill
    Ape - Sumatran Orangutan
    Tapir - Malayan Tapir
    Stork - Marabou Stork

    Lemur - Red Ruffed Lemur
     
  5. Lukeness

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    Antelope - Oribi
    Monkey - Samango
    Rhinoceros - White Rhinoceros
    Small Cat - Caracal
    Big Cat - White Lion
    Elephant - African Elephant
    Parrot - Red-sided Eclectus / Kea
    Hornbill - Ground Hornbill
    Ape - Orangutan
    Tapir - Baird's Tapir
    Stork - Marabou Stork

    Lemur - Sifaka
     
  6. CZJimmy

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    Antelope - Bongo
    Monkey - Mandrill
    Rhinoceros - Great Indian Rhino
    Small Cat - Serval
    Big Cat - Amur Tiger
    Elephant - Asian Elephant
    Parrot - Hyacinth Macaw
    Hornbill - Great Indian Hornbill
    Ape - Sumatran Orangutan
    Tapir - Brazilian Tapir
    Stork - Marabou Stork
    Lemur - Red Ruffed Lemur

    Canine - African Hunting Dog
    Pinniped - Patagonian Sealion
    Crocodilian - Gharial
    Snake - Reticulated Python
    Lizard - Komodo Dragon
    Marsupial - Parma Wallaby
    Bear - Spectacled Bear
    Rodent - Capybara
     
  7. Writhedhornbill

    Writhedhornbill Well-Known Member

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    Lemur - Aloatran gentle lemur
    Canine - Dhole
    Pinniped - Northern elephant seal
    Crocodilian - Gharial
    Snake - Ethiopian mountain adder
    Lizard - Prehensile tailed skink (Rob, you've persuaded me!) or lesser Antilles iguana
    Marsupial - Koala
    Bear - Sun bear
    Rodent - Capybara for wild, and GUINEA PIG for domesticated!

    Flamingo - James' flamingo
    Pheasant - Bulwer's pheasant
    Pigeon - Golden heart dove
    Cracid (Curassows and Guans) - Yellow knobbed curassow
    Pheasant -
     
  8. ZooMania

    ZooMania Well-Known Member

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    Canine - African Hunting Dog
    Pinniped - Californian Sealion
    Crocodilian - Philippine Crocodile
    Snake - Gabon Viper
    Lizard - Komodo Dragon
    Marsupial - Numbat
    Bear - Spectacled Bear
    Rodent - Capybara
     
  9. brokehalo7

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    mine

    Antelope- Bongo
    Monkey-Gueneon, followed by ANY sulawesi maqacue
    Rhinoceros-indian rhinos
    Small cat- Margay
    Big cat-luded leopard, closely followed by Jaguar
    Elephant(not much choice)-Asian elephants
    Parrot- African Grey
    hornbill-I don't actually know
    Ape-Sumatran orangs, closely followed by silvery gibbons.
     
  10. snowleopard

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    Feline - snow leopard
    Bear - grizzly
    Canine - grey wolf
    Crocodilian - estaurine crocodile
    Snake - black mamba
    Marsupial - numbat
    Ape - orangutan
    Monkey - colobus
    Rodent - capybara
    Rhinoceros - indian
    Lizard - komodo dragon
    Lemur - red ruffed
    Tapir - malayan
     
  11. Meaghan Edwards

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    Antelope - Sable, followed very closely by Greater Kudu
    Monkey - Black-and-white Colobus
    Rhinoceros - Though I've never seen one at a zoo, Sumatran
    Small cat - Caracal
    Big cat - Siberian Tiger
    Elephant(not much choice) - African
    Parrot - Hyacinthe Macaw
    Hornbill - Greater Indian
    Ape - Lowland Gorilla
    Canine - Coyote
    Rodent - Beaver
    Bear - Sun Bear
     
  12. gentle lemur

    gentle lemur Well-Known Member

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    I want to play this game, but I'm going alphabetical - and restricting myself to animals I have seen.

    Antelope - klipspringer
    Ape - bonobo/Sumatran orang/Gorilla graueri (I can't possibly choose between them)
    Bird of prey - hobby
    Canine - dhole
    Cat - cheetah
    Elephant - African
    Fish - Petrochromis trewavasae
    Hornbill - African white-crested
    Maruspial - common wombat
    Monkey - lion-tailed macaque (but it will probably have changed by tomorrow)
    Parrot - greater vasa
    Pheasant - copper
    Pinniped - grey seal
    Prosimian - Demidoff's galago
    Reptile - Komodo dragon
    Rhino - great Indian
    Rodent - south American porcupine
    Songbird - grey-headed Picathartes
    Waterfowl - long-tailed duck/Russian brent goose

    I also want to add that I love strange unique species: it's silly to say that the kagu is my favourite kagu and so on, but it's true.

    Alan
     
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  13. kiang

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    Antelope - giant eland
    amphibian - Japanese giant salamander
    Ape - bonobo
    bird of prey - Steller's sea eagle
    canine - brown hyena (you know what i mean)
    cat - clouded leopard
    deer - white lipped
    fish - Mississippi paddlefish
    hornbill - Sulawesi (aceros cassidix)
    marsupial - Goodfellows tree kangaroo
    monkey - douc langur
    pinniped - southern elephant seal/Baikal seal (both ends of the spectrum)
    reptile - Indian gharial
    rodent - pacarana
    stork - shoebill
    tapir - Malayan
    waterfowl - king eider
    whale - orca
     
  14. Writhedhornbill

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    Waterfowl-Spectacled eider, torrent ducks, Red shoveler, Steamer ducks, hooded mergansers and ruddy ducks (there are so many to choose from!)
    Whale-Bowhead
    Dolphin-Commerson's/Hector's (they're both great!)
    Amphibian-golden frog
     
  15. okapikpr

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    Antelope - Bontebok
    Ape - Javan Gibbon
    Bird of prey - Bateleur Eagle
    Canine - Bush Dog
    Cat - Cougar
    Elephant - African
    Fish - Arapaima
    Hornbill - Red-billed
    Maruspial - Rock Wallaby
    Monkey - Proboscis Monkey
    Parrot - Cuban Amazon
    Pheasant - Palawan Peacock
    Pinniped - Elephant Seal
    Prosimian - Crowned Lemur
    Reptile - American Alligator/Diamondback Terrapin
    Rhino - Indian
    Rodent - Coendou
    Songbird - Steller's Jay
     
  16. patrick

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    you know i just think we all enjoy writing this down but not reading others..

    anyhow, this is nigh impossibe, ofr example how can i pick a favorite monkey, but anyhow, here goes.....

    ape - western gorilla
    monkey - maroon langur
    prosimian - slow loris
    cat - jaguar
    canine - maned wolf
    bear - asiatic black
    pinniped - leopard seal
    rhinoceros - indian
    elephant - asian
    marsupial - goodfellow's tree-kangaroo
    deer - chital
    cattle - african forest buffalo
    antelope - bongo (how could it be anything but?)
    dolphin - amazon river dolphin

    parrot - hawk-headed
    pheasant - siamese fireback
    fish - rainbow fish sp..
     
  17. bongorob

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    ape - orang utan
    monkey - lion-tailed macaque
    prosimian - tarsier
    big cat - jaguar
    small cat - black-footed cat
    canine - dhole
    bear - spectacled
    pinniped - walrus
    rhinoceros - indian
    elephant - Asian
    marsupial - numbat
    deer - moose
    cattle - gaur
    antelope - bongo
    dolphin - white-sided
    parrot - Pesquet's
    pheasant - bulwer's wattled
    fish - firemouth cichlid
    hornbill - writhed
    crocodile - gharial
    snake - Russell's viper
    lizard - thorny devil
    rodent - paca
    tapir - Malayan
    stork - painted
    lemur - aye-aye
    flamingo - Caribbean
    pigeon- Victoria crowned
    cracid - horned guan
    waterfowl - Baikal teal
    songbird - red bird of paradise
    amphibian - Colombian giant toad
    bird of prey - Steller's sea eagle

    sheep/goat - markhor
     
  18. Kakapo

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    Ops, I have been for days thinking about make a thread like this, and now casually, searching for a different thing, I find that is already done!

    So I will choose now my favourite of each kind of already mentioned animal groups (there are much more non-mentioned ones... your favourite species of comb jelly anyone?). I hope that after rescuing this interesting forgotten thread, other zoochatters that didn't participated here put their lists too!

    Antelope- Saola
    Monkey- Golden snub-nosed
    Rhinoceros- Sumatran
    Small cat- Marbled cat
    Big cat- None, but if I'm forced to choose... maybe snow leopard
    Elephant- African Forest elephant
    Parrot- Spix's macaw
    hornbill- Helmeted
    Ape- Hoolock gibbon
    Canine- Tibetan fox
    Pinniped- Ribbon seal
    Crocodilian- Cuban crocodile
    Snake- Mandarin ratsnake
    Lizard- Difficult to choose.. I'm between Indian fan-throated lizard and Pinocchio anole
    Marsupial- Numbat
    Bear- Sloth bear
    Rodent- Pacarana
    Tapir- Mountain
    Stork- Black-necked
    Lemur- Fork-marked (but any sifaka also could be the most favourite)
    Flamingo- James's
    Pheasant- Either Bulwer's or one of the two "non-Himalayan" monals
    Pigeon- Cloven-feathered
    Cracid- Horned guan
    Prosimian (lemurs excluded) - Angwantibo
    Reptile (from other categories than already mentioned crocodilian, snake or lizard) - maybe painted terrapin
    Songbird- Difficult to choosemaybe grandala
    Bird of prey- Black and white hawk-eagle
    Fish (I dislike this category, it would be as saying "Mammal", but....) Slender sunfish
    Waterfowl- Musk duck
    Amphibian- Corroboree frog
    Whale- Pygmy sperm whale
    Dolphin- Southern right whale dolphin
    Deer- Musk deer
    Cattle (listed above in a different category than "antelope", so I guess that it refers to any big. robust and relatively short-legged species like bison, Bos, buffalos? Are anoas included? Then, I choose Mountain anoa)
    Sheep/Goat (again listed as different category than other two bovids...) Nubian ibex
     
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  19. Ortolan bunting

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    deer: Père David's

    penguin: fairy

    fish: queensland lungfish

    aracnid: vinegaroon

    bird of prey: Verreaux's eagle

    turtle: red belied short neck

    tortoise: spider

    lizard: new caledonian giant gecko
     
  20. Brum

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    Big cat - Leopard (Javan)
    Small cat - Pallas cat
    Mustelid - Yellow-throated marten
    Bear - Asiatic black
    Canine - Dhole
    Vivverid - Owston's civet
    Mongoose - Yellow
    Euplerid - Narrow-striped mongoose
    Hyaena - Aardwolf (Southern)
    Pinniped - S.American fur seal
    Procynid - Northern Raccoon
    Marsupial - Goodfellow's tree kangaroo
    Monotreme - Short-beaked echidna
    Antelope - Addax
    Cattle - Gaur
    Caprid - Takin (Mishmi)
    Deer - Philippine spotted
    Camel - Vicuna
    Rhino - Black
    Equid - Hartmann's mountain zebra
    Tapir - Malayan
    Pig - Babirusa
    Mouse-like rodent - Cloud rat (Panay)
    Squirrel - Swinhoe's striped
    Cavy-like rodent - African brush-tailed porcupine
    Bat - Livingstone's
    Old World monkey - Proboscis monkey
    Ape - Silvery gibbon
    Prosimian - Aye-aye
    New World monkey - Red howler
    Callithrid - Golden-headed lion tamarin

    I'll come back to birds and herp's later.
     
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