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May 27th 2018 at 6:42:03 AM •••

I had a dream one time where I was in Greece (which I never visited in person yet), and that it was a jungle biome near a temple and it had among other things, gorillas (Africa) and capybaras (South America), who don't even share the same continent in real life.

Edited by BewilderedCaprine
Jun 16th 2015 at 2:02:30 PM •••

I've got a feeling the Spelljammer example shouldn't count twice:

1) It's a fantasy world, and a very hazily defined one, so who's to say they don't live in the same habitats there?

2) They're Funny Animals, so it's a bit like criticising Around the World with Willy Fog for having a lion living in London.

Edited by DaibhidC
Aug 25th 2013 at 1:14:37 PM •••

Should we mention Donkey Kong Country, since beavers and armadillos don't live in Africa?

Apr 13th 2013 at 7:34:01 AM •••

How is it possible there are Real Life examples? If animals are in a certain location, then they aren't misplaced. That's impossible.

Mar 18th 2012 at 9:26:45 AM •••

Even if they had not been illusions created by the Genie, the elephants wouldn't be out of place in Aladdin. They are obviously Asian, tamed, the movie takes place in a vague Ancient Arabia setting (where elephants were imported as war animals at times) and Aladdin is supposed to be a foreign prince that could very well come from India or Persia anyway (where elephants were formerly present both in domesticated and wild form).

Feb 24th 2011 at 2:40:56 AM •••

Deleting the bit about the grizzly in CSI:Miami meant to be tamed. It is not meant to be tamed in the script, even if it's obviously played by a tamed bear. And not only do not the characters ever blink about the fact there is a grizzly in the everglades, there is even a rural hick character that makes a life selling "bear bait" for hunters, as if bears were awfully common in South Florida.

I also think the fox thing in "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" should be deleted.

Edited by Yeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaah
May 19th 2010 at 5:38:09 PM •••

Removed:

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  • In RENT, the song Without You contains the line "the eagle soars" in a list of things that continue to happen even though Roger and Mimi are apart — but this seems an unlikely observation for characters living in New York City's East Village to make.

They're not actually talking about a specific eagle living in the Village. It's a metaphor.

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