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** Ace the Bat-Hound in Silver Age ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' comics. Who wore a cowl to hide a distinctive patch on his fur. And now there's Bat-Cow, who started as a one-off joke in ''ComicBook/GrantMorrisonsBatman'', but has since had a brief solo story in a ''Batman Incorporated'' one-shot and sort of teamed up with the [[ComicBook/NewGods Forever People]].


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** Ace the Bat-Hound in Silver Age ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' comics. Who wore a cowl to hide a distinctive patch on his fur. And now there's Bat-Cow, who started as a one-off joke in ''ComicBook/GrantMorrisonsBatman'', but has since had a brief solo story in a ''Batman Incorporated'' one-shot and sort of teamed up with the [[ComicBook/NewGods Forever People]].
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* ''Manga/HyperPolice''
* ''Anime/SamuraiPizzaCats''



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* ''BorisTheBear'', an ultraviolent ursine AntiHero who's made it his life's mission to destroy every ''other'' anthropomorphic animal superhero in existence, starting with the TMNT, [[spoiler: except for Droopy.]]
** Not really. That was [[NeverLiveItDown only in his first issue.]] Still, the fact that this exists shows you how popular, almost tediously so, this trope was in the wake of the Turtles.
** Ace the Bat-Hound in Silver Age ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' comics. Who wore a cowl to hide a distinctive patch on his fur. And now there's Bat-Cow, who started as a one-off joke in ''ComicBook/GrantMorrisonsBatman'', but has since had a brief solo story in a ''Batman Incorporated'' one-shot and sort of teamed up with the [[ComicBook/NewGods Forever People]].



* Creator/MarvelComics' ''[[ComicBook/SpiderMan Peter Porker, Spider-Ham]]'', and many others appearing in his universe ([[ComicBook/{{Daredevil}} Deerdevil]], [[ComicBook/CaptainAmerica Captain Americat]], [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Hulk Bunny]], [[ComicBook/FantasticFour the Fantastic Fur]], Ducktor Doom.... the list goes on and on).
** Comic book people sure love animal puns, don't they?
** There's also the puntastic ''Marvel Apes'' series along with the Prime Eight spin-off. Just a small sampling: Spider-Monkey, Iron Mandrill, Nick Furry (same name as the funny animal in the ''Spider-Ham'' stories, oddly), Silverback Surfer, Doc Ook...
** ''ComicBook/UltimateFF'' has Miles Morhames, the Ultimate Spider-Ham, who is a humanoid pig from a decidedly less cartoony version of the ''Spider-Ham'' universe.
** Does Black Panther turning into a ''literal'' anthropomorphic black panther in ''ComicBook/EarthX'' count?
* ''BorisTheBear'', an ultraviolent ursine AntiHero who's made it his life's mission to destroy every ''other'' anthropomorphic animal superhero in existence, starting with the TMNT, [[spoiler: except for Droopy.]]
** Not really. That was [[NeverLiveItDown only in his first issue.]] Still, the fact that this exists shows you how popular, almost tediously so, this trope was in the wake of the Turtles.
* ''ComicBook/{{Extinctioners}}'' - an indy comic featuring an entire planet of super-powered, human created "humanimals".
* A few stories had ComicBook/TomStrong meet his FunnyAnimal counterpart, a rabbit named Warren Strong along with his wife Patience, daughters Topsy, Turvy and Fluffytail (a ShoutOut to ''[[Literature/TheTaleOfPeterRabbit Peter Rabbit]]'') and archenemy Basil Saveen (a fox version of Paul Saveen, possibly named after [[Series/TheBasilBrushShow Basil Brush]]).
* Rex, The Wonder Dog. He killed dinosaurs with atom bombs.
** And he wasn't even anthropomorphic!!
* ''[[ComicBook/TheInhumans Lockjaw]] and the ComicBook/PetAvengers'', in which {{Team Pet}}s from across the Franchise/MarvelUniverse band together without their humans getting in the way.



* Marvel's "[[http://ape-law.com/GAF/images/powerpach01.jpg Power Pachyderms]]", an AffectionateParody of their own ''Franchise/XMen''.
* The aforementioned ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' of course.



* ''ComicBook/DCOneMillion'' had Justice Legion Z (for Zoomorphs), which was descended from the Legion of Executive Familiars, which in turn was the even-futher-future counterpart to the Legion of Superpets. The JLZ membership included Proty One Million, a version of Comet the Super-Horse and Mastermind, presumably a heroic descendant of Mr Mind, the World's Wickedest Worm. The Executive Familiars were Krypto-9, Wormhole, [[OurDragonsAreDifferent the Sun Dragons]], and [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods Octo the Eight-Dimensional Cephalopod]].



* Nedor Comics' Black Terror (now a PublicDomainCharacter seen in ''ComicBook/TomStrong: Terra Obscura'' and ''ComicBook/ProjectSuperpowers'') spawned a FunnyAnimal counterpart called the Black Terrier. Since the Terror's real identity was either Mark Benton or Bob Benton, the Terrier was Bark Benton.
* ''ComicBook/DCOneMillion'' had Justice Legion Z (for Zoomorphs), which was descended from the Legion of Executive Familiars, which in turn was the even-futher-future counterpart to the Legion of Superpets. The JLZ membership included Proty One Million, a version of Comet the Super-Horse and Mastermind, presumably a heroic descendant of Mr Mind, the World's Wickedest Worm. The Executive Familiars were Krypto-9, Wormhole, [[OurDragonsAreDifferent the Sun Dragons]], and [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods Octo the Eight-Dimensional Cephalopod]].

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* Nedor Comics' Black Terror (now a PublicDomainCharacter seen in ''ComicBook/TomStrong: Terra Obscura'' and ''ComicBook/ProjectSuperpowers'') spawned a FunnyAnimal counterpart called the Black Terrier. Since the Terror's real identity was either Mark Benton or Bob Benton, the Terrier was Bark Benton.
* ''ComicBook/DCOneMillion'' had Justice Legion Z (for Zoomorphs), which was descended from the Legion
''ComicBook/{{Extinctioners}}'' - an indy comic featuring an entire planet of Executive Familiars, which in turn was the even-futher-future counterpart to the Legion of Superpets. The JLZ membership included Proty One Million, a version of Comet the Super-Horse and Mastermind, presumably a heroic descendant of Mr Mind, the World's Wickedest Worm. The Executive Familiars were Krypto-9, Wormhole, [[OurDragonsAreDifferent the Sun Dragons]], and [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods Octo the Eight-Dimensional Cephalopod]].super-powered, human created "humanimals".



* Creator/MarvelComics' ''[[ComicBook/SpiderMan Peter Porker, Spider-Ham]]'', and many others appearing in his universe ([[ComicBook/{{Daredevil}} Deerdevil]], [[ComicBook/CaptainAmerica Captain Americat]], [[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Hulk Bunny]], [[ComicBook/FantasticFour the Fantastic Fur]], Ducktor Doom.... the list goes on and on).
** Comic book people sure love animal puns, don't they?
** There's also the puntastic ''Marvel Apes'' series along with the Prime Eight spin-off. Just a small sampling: Spider-Monkey, Iron Mandrill, Nick Furry (same name as the funny animal in the ''Spider-Ham'' stories, oddly), Silverback Surfer, Doc Ook...
** ''ComicBook/UltimateFF'' has Miles Morhames, the Ultimate Spider-Ham, who is a humanoid pig from a decidedly less cartoony version of the ''Spider-Ham'' universe.
** Does Black Panther turning into a ''literal'' anthropomorphic black panther in ''ComicBook/EarthX'' count?
* Marvel's "[[http://ape-law.com/GAF/images/powerpach01.jpg Power Pachyderms]]", an AffectionateParody of their own ''Franchise/XMen''.
* ''[[ComicBook/TheInhumans Lockjaw]] and the ComicBook/PetAvengers'', in which {{Team Pet}}s from across the Franchise/MarvelUniverse band together without their humans getting in the way.
* Rex, The Wonder Dog. He killed dinosaurs with atom bombs.
** And he wasn't even anthropomorphic!!



* The aforementioned ''Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' of course.
* Nedor Comics' Black Terror (now a PublicDomainCharacter seen in ''ComicBook/TomStrong: Terra Obscura'' and ''ComicBook/ProjectSuperpowers'') spawned a FunnyAnimal counterpart called the Black Terrier. Since the Terror's real identity was either Mark Benton or Bob Benton, the Terrier was Bark Benton.



* Ace the Bat-Hound in Silver Age ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' comics. Who wore a cowl to hide a distinctive patch on his fur. And now there's Bat-Cow, who started as a one-off joke in ''ComicBook/GrantMorrisonsBatman'', but has since had a brief solo story in a ''Batman Incorporated'' one-shot and sort of teamed up with the [[ComicBook/NewGods Forever People]].

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* Ace the Bat-Hound in Silver Age ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' comics. Who wore a cowl to hide a distinctive patch on A few stories had ComicBook/TomStrong meet his fur. And now there's Bat-Cow, who started as FunnyAnimal counterpart, a one-off joke in ''ComicBook/GrantMorrisonsBatman'', but has since had a brief solo story in a ''Batman Incorporated'' one-shot and sort of teamed up rabbit named Warren Strong along with the [[ComicBook/NewGods Forever People]].his wife Patience, daughters Topsy, Turvy and Fluffytail (a ShoutOut to ''[[Literature/TheTaleOfPeterRabbit Peter Rabbit]]'') and archenemy Basil Saveen (a fox version of Paul Saveen, possibly named after [[Series/TheBasilBrushShow Basil Brush]]).



* ''Literature/HowToBeASuperhero'' devotes an entire Appendix to the topic, including what commands to teach (and not teach) your superpet.



* ''Literature/HowToBeASuperhero'' devotes an entire Appendix to the topic, including what commands to teach (and not teach) your superpet.



* The Super Sheep weapon from ''VideoGame/{{Worms}}''. It's a sheep which flies around wearing a red cape. And then ''[[BaaBomb explodes]]''.
* VideoGame/EarthwormJim.



* VideoGame/EarthwormJim.



* The Super Sheep weapon from ''VideoGame/{{Worms}}''. It's a sheep which flies around wearing a red cape. And then ''[[BaaBomb explodes]]''.



* ''{{Supermegatopia}}'' is an AffectionateParody of superhero comics that takes place in a world of anthropomorphic animals.



* ''{{Supermegatopia}}'' is an AffectionateParody of superhero comics that takes place in a world of anthropomorphic animals.



* ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'': FlyingBrick Splendid, though he's [[IdiotHero not very good]] at it.



* ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'': FlyingBrick Splendid, though he's [[IdiotHero not very good]] at it.

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* ''WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends'': FlyingBrick Splendid, though he's [[IdiotHero not very good]] at it.



* An obscure and very low-quality animated film called ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfTheAmericanRabbit'' stars a rabbit who fights forest crime by painting himself as the American flag and putting on roller skates to fly around and give speeches of {{Eagleland}} grade-A quality.
* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes of ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' and he's a bear.
* One ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' segment had Buttons as one.



* Examples from ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'': Flash the Wonder Dog and his sidekick Conrad Cockatoo, the Red Badger of Courage (all of whom are [[ShowWithinAShow fictional]]), and Dale himself as [[RubberMan Rubber Bando]].



* As shown above, Super Cow from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken''.
** Although it's debatable whether Super Cow has actual super powers or is just Cow speaking Spanish and willing to use the proportionate strength of... a cow.
*** She's been shown flying on several occasions, so it's more than likely superpowers. In fact, it was made a plot point in one episode that her powers come from her "magic cape", which is actually Cow's blankie.



* And ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretFilesOfTheSpyDogs'', of course.
* And also ''WesternAnimation/TUFFPuppy''.



* The ''WesternAnimation/DCNation'' shorts ''Farm League'', in which a League comprising Supermanatee, Wonder Wombat, Cybug, Aquamandrill, Batmongoose, Robin's Egg, The Flish, Ambush Slug and Shazham battle Sinestropotamus, Cat Cat, Moo-Face, Croaker, Captain Cod, Lex Liger, and Duckseid from the Barn of Justice.
* Monkey from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory''.



* Gizmoduck from ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''



* Gizmoduck from ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''

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* Gizmoduck from ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''In the Creator/HannaBarbera ''El Kabong'' shorts, WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw became a Franchise/{{Zorro}}-esque character who bashed people with a guitar instead of slashing at them with a saber.
* [[WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle Super Chicken]] was a millionaire playboy/superhero chicken, living among humans in Pittsburgh with Fred, his dim lion sidekick (who knew the job was dangerous when he took it).



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' has Mojo Jojo, although he's a villain.
** There was also the episode where Mojo Jojo turned the girls into dogs, not taking into consideration the fact that super-powered girls turned into dogs are still super-powered.
** And an episode where Bubbles gave an injured squirrel some Chemical X, and ended up giving it superpowers.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' has Mojo Jojo, although he's a villain.
Two ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' shorts featured Bugs as "Super Rabbit" and Daffy as "Stupor Duck".
** There was A UsefulNotes/McDonalds Happy Meal toyline also played with the episode where Mojo Jojo turned concept: Bugs was "Super Rabbit", Daffy was "Bat Duck", the girls into dogs, not taking into consideration Tazmanian Devil was "Taz-Flash", and Petunia Pig was "Wonder Pig".
** On ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'', Bugs is apparently Batman in
the fact that super-powered girls turned into dogs are still super-powered.
** And an episode where Bubbles gave an injured squirrel some Chemical X, and ended up giving it superpowers.
show's universe.



* ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' has Mojo Jojo, although he's a villain.
** There was also the episode where Mojo Jojo turned the girls into dogs, not taking into consideration the fact that super-powered girls turned into dogs are still super-powered.
** And an episode where Bubbles gave an injured squirrel some Chemical X, and ended up giving it superpowers.



* And ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretFilesOfTheSpyDogs'', of course.
* The Caped Koala in ''WesternAnimation/{{SheZow}}'' is a badass defender of the peace between wombats and koalas.



* And also ''WesternAnimation/TUFFPuppy''.



* Monkey from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory''.
* Examples from ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'': Flash the Wonder Dog and his sidekick Conrad Cockatoo, the Red Badger of Courage (all of whom are [[ShowWithinAShow fictional]]), and Dale himself as [[RubberMan Rubber Bando]].
* Two ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' shorts featured Bugs as "Super Rabbit" and Daffy as "Stupor Duck".
** A UsefulNotes/McDonalds Happy Meal toyline also played with the concept: Bugs was "Super Rabbit", Daffy was "Bat Duck", the Tazmanian Devil was "Taz-Flash", and Petunia Pig was "Wonder Pig".
** On ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'', Bugs is apparently Batman in the show's universe.
* As shown above, Super Cow from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken''.
** Although it's debatable whether Super Cow has actual super powers or is just Cow speaking Spanish and willing to use the proportionate strength of... a cow.
*** She's been shown flying on several occasions, so it's more than likely superpowers. In fact, it was made a plot point in one episode that her powers come from her "magic cape", which is actually Cow's blankie.
* In the Creator/HannaBarbera ''El Kabong'' shorts, WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw became a Franchise/{{Zorro}}-esque character who bashed people with a guitar instead of slashing at them with a saber.
* An obscure and very low-quality animated film called ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfTheAmericanRabbit'' stars a rabbit who fights forest crime by painting himself as the American flag and putting on roller skates to fly around and give speeches of {{Eagleland}} grade-A quality.
* [[WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle Super Chicken]] was a millionaire playboy/superhero chicken, living among humans in Pittsburgh with Fred, his dim lion sidekick (who knew the job was dangerous when he took it).
* One ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' segment had Buttons as one.
* The Caped Koala in ''WesternAnimation/{{SheZow}}'' is a badass defender of the peace between wombats and koalas.
* The ''WesternAnimation/DCNation'' shorts ''Farm League'', in which a League comprising Supermanatee, Wonder Wombat, Cybug, Aquamandrill, Batmongoose, Robin's Egg, The Flish, Ambush Slug and Shazham battle Sinestropotamus, Cat Cat, Moo-Face, Croaker, Captain Cod, Lex Liger, and Duckseid from the Barn of Justice.
* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes of ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' and he's a bear.

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* Monkey from ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory''.
* Examples from ''WesternAnimation/ChipNDaleRescueRangers'': Flash the Wonder Dog and his sidekick Conrad Cockatoo, the Red Badger of Courage (all of whom are [[ShowWithinAShow fictional]]), and Dale himself as [[RubberMan Rubber Bando]].
* Two ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' shorts featured Bugs as "Super Rabbit" and Daffy as "Stupor Duck".
** A UsefulNotes/McDonalds Happy Meal toyline also played with the concept: Bugs was "Super Rabbit", Daffy was "Bat Duck", the Tazmanian Devil was "Taz-Flash", and Petunia Pig was "Wonder Pig".
** On ''WesternAnimation/TheLooneyTunesShow'', Bugs is apparently Batman in the show's universe.
* As shown above, Super Cow from ''WesternAnimation/CowAndChicken''.
** Although it's debatable whether Super Cow has actual super powers or is just Cow speaking Spanish and willing to use the proportionate strength of... a cow.
*** She's been shown flying on several occasions, so it's more than likely superpowers. In fact, it was made a plot point in one episode that her powers come from her "magic cape", which is actually Cow's blankie.
* In the Creator/HannaBarbera ''El Kabong'' shorts, WesternAnimation/QuickDrawMcGraw became a Franchise/{{Zorro}}-esque character who bashed people with a guitar instead of slashing at them with a saber.
* An obscure and very low-quality animated film called ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfTheAmericanRabbit'' stars a rabbit who fights forest crime by painting himself as the American flag and putting on roller skates to fly around and give speeches of {{Eagleland}} grade-A quality.
* [[WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle Super Chicken]] was a millionaire playboy/superhero chicken, living among humans in Pittsburgh with Fred, his dim lion sidekick (who knew the job was dangerous when he took it).
* One ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' segment had Buttons as one.
* The Caped Koala in ''WesternAnimation/{{SheZow}}'' is a badass defender of the peace between wombats and koalas.
* The ''WesternAnimation/DCNation'' shorts ''Farm League'', in which a League comprising Supermanatee, Wonder Wombat, Cybug, Aquamandrill, Batmongoose, Robin's Egg, The Flish, Ambush Slug and Shazham battle Sinestropotamus, Cat Cat, Moo-Face, Croaker, Captain Cod, Lex Liger, and Duckseid from the Barn of Justice.
* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes of ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' and he's a bear.
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* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes of ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' as he's a bear.

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* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes of ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' as and he's a bear.
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* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' as he's a bear.

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* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes of ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' as he's a bear.
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* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' as he's a bear.

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* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in three episodes ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' as he's a bear.
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* Cubbi Gummi impersonates the hero Crimson Avenger with great success in ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' as he's a bear.
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* ''WesternAnimation/CaptainSimianAndTheSpaceMonkeys'' with primates InSpace.
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* WesternAnimation/KryptoTheSuperdog later got his own AnimatedSeries, where his partners included Streaky the cat, the Dog Stars and Ace the Bat-Hound ([[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bruce Wayne's]] dog) -- all of whom were based on actual Silver Age comic-book characters.

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* WesternAnimation/KryptoTheSuperdog later got his own AnimatedSeries, where his partners included Streaky the cat, cat (Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'s pet cat), the Dog Stars and Ace the Bat-Hound ([[Franchise/{{Batman}} Bruce Wayne's]] dog) -- all of whom were based on actual Silver Age comic-book characters.
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* Isla Grace from ''Webcomic/ProfessorAmazingAndTheIncredibleGoldenFox'': receives a fox-shaped engagement ring from her husband-to-be, Parker, which gifts her with the ability to transform into a fox (both anthropomorphic and full fox versions). She then feels it's only appropriate to put her new powers to use in the service of her community.
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** From "Earth-C-Minus," the Zoo Crew's sister team, the [[Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justa Lotta Animals]]: Franchise/{{Super|man}}squirrel, Franchise/{{Batm|an}}ouse, Franchise/{{Wonder W|oman}}abbit, ComicBook/{{Green La|ntern}}mbkin, [[Franchise/TheFlash the Crash]] (a turtle), and ComicBook/{{Aqua|man}}duck.

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** From "Earth-C-Minus," the Zoo Crew's sister team, the [[Franchise/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justa Lotta Animals]]: Franchise/{{Super|man}}squirrel, Franchise/{{Batm|an}}ouse, Franchise/{{Wonder W|oman}}abbit, ComicBook/{{Green Franchise/{{Green La|ntern}}mbkin, [[Franchise/TheFlash the Crash]] (a turtle), and ComicBook/{{Aqua|man}}duck.
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