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Re: lay person



JH6669@aol.com wrote:
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> I am aware of very few animals who have no common names.  could you  list a
> few for me (let's not use the obvious ones such as the tyrannosaurus or the
> boa).  I'd be willing to bet that most animals are called by common names,
> and these do differ in locations, that's why we have the scientific names, to
> keep it all straight.

        Try most of the insect kingdom, there must be thousands of
species with no common name.
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        Dann Pigdon
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