There are a few lucky ones who carry other names too ....
Birds, reptiles, mammals or insects. They all are divided into different group species and are tagged with (sometimes) the most outrageous names we can come up with. Here are a few samples:
Now who's the real monkey?
When you hear the word 'monkey' you usually think of those swinging tree dwelling hairy monkeys. But others seem to have no trouble to also join their club. Like for example this Common Monkey Lizard. Often well camouflaged and seen hanging on some branches at the forest edge.
Same goes for this Giant Monkey Frog. Green as a young leaf but has nothing in common with any kind of monkeys we know in Kabalebo, except that they share the name 'monkey'.
A different squirrel
Yes, we do have Squirrels in the Kabalebo forest, almost invisible and fast moving rodents. But there are visible squirrels found in the forest, like for instance this Common Squirrel Monkey or ...
.... a Squirrel Cuckoo.
More examples ...
A mouse named a Murine Mouse Opossum or ....
This snake called the Tiger Rat Snake, even though we have no Tigers here in the jungle.
And a frog named the Amazon Sheep Frog. Not seen in a herd but alone in the dark between the leaves.
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