Scientists have worked for centuries to discover and categorize the entire animal kingdom. With Latin names and encyclopedia entries for every species, the natural world is more documented than ever before in history.

But what if scientists got the names of our favorite animals all wrong? Perhaps these alternative and more realistic names should be used!

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Come on, scientists! These were all so much better than what you came up with! I think we need to make edits to some Wikipedia pages.

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