20 September 2009
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Q.What family is the octopus?
A.Octopuses (and squid, cuttlefish, and nautilus) are a type of molluscs known as cephalopods, from a Greek word meaning head-footed.
Q.R unicorns real?
A.Unicorns are not real animals, unfortunately. Unicorns originally featured in Greek and Roman mythology and were usually considered a symbol of purity.
Q.What is the closest related animal to a hippopotanus
A.The hippopotamus is most closely related to the whale and not, as the Greeks thought, to the horse. They mistakenly named hippos 'river horses'.
Q.What is the fire breathing animal called a chimera
A.A chimera is a Greek mythical beast. It has a goat's body, a lion's head, a snake's tail, and up to 2 other heads, one of which breathes fire.