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10 Animals That Look Like Monsters
All sorts of animals look like monsters, from the anglerfish to the crazy oarfish. Meet 10 real animal monsters with this list from HowStuffWorks. See more »
Scientifically Speaking: Cuddly or Deadly?
Cuddly or deadly? Guess whether these scientific names describe adorable or deadly animals in our HowStuffWorks quiz. See more »
Quiz: Racehorse or Type of Rose?
Racehorses and roses may seem like they have nothing in common, but their names can be similar. Differentiate the two with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »
An Unkindness of Ravens: Weird Animal Groups Quiz
You probably already know a group of ants is called a colony. Test your knowledge of weird names for animal groups with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The Famous Internet Pets Quiz
Adorable animals have gained huge followings on the internet. See how much you know about famous internet pets by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Animals With Better Jobs Than You
Hate to say it, but some animals have far more interesting jobs — and more lucrative — than yours. Learn about these lucky 'dogs' at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Canines With Careers: The Working Dogs Quiz
How much do you know about working dogs and their jobs? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »
The Tardigrades Quiz
Search the least hospitable parts of our planet to discover the resilient world of the tardigrade. Prove how much you know at HowStuffWorks. See more »
10 Weird Ways Organisms Reproduce
Nature has come up with many ways to increase populations. Learn more about the weird ways organisms reproduce at HowStuffWorks. See more »
Did a Russian lake flash-freeze a herd of horses?
Horses are powerful and strong, but are they any match for the freezing cold? Learn if a lake can flash-freeze a herd of horses at HowStuffWorks. See more »
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