Can You Guess These Animals Based on Close-Ups of Their Fur?
It’s not as easy as it looks!
What does this brown fur belong to?Doctor J/Shutterstock
Hint: This fluffy animal has a long neck.
Answer: LlamaThiago Bianchi/Shutterstock
Fun fact: All llamas hum, including mothers to their babies, who hum right back. (Next, see if you can identify these everyday objects based on their close-up pictures.)
Who does this fur belong to?Gold experience/Shutterstock
Hint: You might find one on a farm.
Answer: GoatPascale Gueret/shutterstock
Fun fact: Goats and sheep were likely the first animals to be domesticated, about 11,000 years ago.
Who does this fur belong to?worldswildlifewonders/shutterstock
Hint: This animal is native to the Americas.
Answer: JaguarEdwin Butter/Shutterstock
Who does this fur belong to?Stanislaw Mikulski/Shutterstock
Hint: It’s a canine, but you wouldn’t want one in your home.
Answer: Silver foxIvan Protsiuk/Shutterstock
Fun fact: The silver fox is actually the same species (but different subspecies) as the red fox, Vulpes vulpes.
Who does this fur belong to?Pascale Gueret/Shutterstock
Hint: This animal’s diet consists almost entirely of bamboo.
Fun fact: Pandas in American zoos are actually owned and rented out by China, and the zoos hand the country $500,000 to $1 million every year for the chance to show them off. The zoos pay $400,000 for cubs born on their premises, then send them to China once they’re three years old.
Who does this fur belong to?J. Helgason/Shutterstock
Hint: This mammal is semiaquatic.
Answer: SealNicram Sabod/Shutterstock
Fun fact: Seals can hold so much oxygen in their muscles that they can fall asleep underwater without running out of breath. (Don’t miss these 11 genius animal species that are way smarter than you realized.)