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Which is NOT used by squirrels as a defense?

Answer: Baring their teeth and chattering

0%  answered  Baring their teeth and chattering
67%  answered  Heating up their fluffy tails
33%  answered  Using old snakeskins as a loofa sponge

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Why are pygmies so short?

Answer: Because they don’t live long

25%  answered  So they don’t require much food as fuel
75%  answered  It’s easier for them to navigate dense forest
0%  answered  Because they don’t live long

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