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30th Apr '17 9:10:13 PM schoi30
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* Anytime hyenas are referred to as dogs and/or drawn as resembling such. Despite their canine resemblance, hyenas are actually more closely related to mongoose which in turn are more closely related to ''cats''.

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* Anytime hyenas Hyenas are often referred to as dogs and/or drawn as resembling such. Despite their canine resemblance, hyenas are actually more closely related to mongoose which in turn are more closely related to ''cats''.



* Anytime beavers are drawn with white incisors. Real beavers have orange or yellow incisors.

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* Anytime Cartoon beavers are usually drawn with white incisors. Real beavers have orange or yellow incisors.
8th Apr '17 3:08:35 PM schoi30
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* Horns and antlers being considered the same thing.

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* Horns and antlers being considered the same thing. Antlers are bony structures possessed by cervids such as deer and moose which are branched, covered in skin, and are shed when the growth is finished. Horns however end in a point, are covered in keratin, do not shed, and never stop growing.
8th Apr '17 3:01:10 PM schoi30
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* Confusing horns for antlers.

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* Confusing horns for antlers.Horns and antlers being considered the same thing.
8th Apr '17 2:59:11 PM schoi30
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* Confusing horns for antlers.
8th Apr '17 2:55:54 PM schoi30
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* Koalas in media are usually portrayed with only one thumb on each paw, despite real koalas having two thumbs. Although this may be because two-thumbed hands is considered too [[RealityIsUnrealistic unrealistic]] and freaky.

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* Koalas in media are usually portrayed with only one thumb on each paw, despite real koalas having two thumbs. Although this may be because a two-thumbed hands hand is considered too [[RealityIsUnrealistic unrealistic]] and freaky.
8th Apr '17 2:52:05 PM schoi30
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* Some types of mammals in cartoons tend to have noses shaped more like dog or cat noses than how they are actually shaped. This especially happens with rabbits, hares, and many rodents such as squirrels and hamsters.
2nd Apr '17 11:18:53 AM Sharlee
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* In ''Literature/ANightInTheLonesomeOctober'', the bat Needle eats three grapes and a plum without his stomach exploding. The largest bat species in Europe is only ''half'' the size of a plum, and it's a bird-eating carnivore.
** [[spoiler: Bubo, being a ''pack'' rat, has no business [[MisplacedWildlife being in England]] or scavenging the Good Doctor's research leavings. Pack rats are North American, and herbivorous.]]
5th Mar '17 4:53:21 PM schoi30
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Subtrope of YouFailBiologyForever. Supertrope of KangarooPouchRide, and SomewhereAnEquestrianIsCrying. See also MisplacedWildlife.

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Subtrope of YouFailBiologyForever.ArtisticLicenseBiology. Supertrope of KangarooPouchRide, and SomewhereAnEquestrianIsCrying. See also MisplacedWildlife.
5th Mar '17 4:53:05 PM schoi30
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People also draw male kangaroos with pouches; elephants drinking with their trunks instead of sucking up the liquid with their trunks and then squirting it into their mouths, like real elephants; rabbits with pads on the bottom of their paws, as well as noses more like a cat's or a dog's as opposed to V-shaped noses real rabbits have; and on and on.

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People also draw male kangaroos with pouches; elephants drinking with their trunks instead of sucking up the liquid with their trunks and then squirting it into their mouths, like real elephants; rabbits with pads on the bottom of their paws, as well as noses more like a cat's or a dog's as opposed to V-shaped "V"-shaped noses real rabbits have; and on and on.
4th Mar '17 7:18:10 PM schoi30
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* Many cartoon chimpanzees and gorillas are portrayed with brown fur, when these apes have black fur in real life.
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