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Dung bettles prefer the dung of

Answer: Howler monkeys


17%  answered  Spider monkeys
17%  answered  Howler monkeys
67%  answered  Neither – dung beetles can’t sense flavor

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Why do geckos like to cuddle?

Answer: To avoid dehydration


29%  answered  To be social
43%  answered  To stay warm
29%  answered  To avoid dehydration

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Cats and dogs drink liquids

Answer: Different ways


75%  answered  The same way
0%  answered  Different ways
25%  answered  It depends on the type of liquid

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