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What Is This?

National Wildlife magazine's animal puzzler game

  • NWF Staff
  • Mar 27, 2017

June-July 2017


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Hint: Its body resembling the shape of a guitar, this common Pacific Ocean creature lives in near-shore waters off California and parts of Mexico.


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April-May 2017


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Hint: Commonly known as a "woolly bear," this hairy and widespread creature spends much of its time on the ground, slowly moving from plant to plant.

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February-March 2017


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Hint: This deceptive guise of this royal creature frequently keeps potential predators at bay.

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December-January 2017


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Hint: This sap-sucking insect emits a foul-smelling compound that repels potential predators in its Southeast Asia habitat

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