If We Give You the Breed, Can You Tell Us What Species of Animal This Is?

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Siamese

Siamese is a breed of cat. Siamese cats are native to Thailand.

Mustang

Mustang is a type of horse. Mustangs are native to the U.S.

Mallard

Mallard is a type of duck. Mallards are found in many subtropical areas.

Beagle

Beagle is a type of dog. Beagles are native to the U.K.

Arabian

Arabian is a type of horse. Arabian horses are native to the Arabian Peninsula.

Appaloosa

Appaloosa is a type of horse. Appaloosas are native to the U.S.

Akita

Akita is a type of dog. Akitas are native to Japan.

Basenji

Basenji is a type of dog. Baesnji are native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Wagyu

Wagyu is a type of cattle. Wagyu are native to Japan.

Lionhead

Lionhead is a type of rabbit. Lionheads are originally from Belgium.

Ragdoll

Ragdoll is a type of cat. Ragdolls are native to the United States.

Holstein

Holstein is a type of cattle. Holsteins are native to Holland.

Hereford

Hereford is a type of cattle. Herefords are native to England.

Russian Blue

Russian Blue is a type of cat. Russian Blues are native to Russia.

Longhorn

Longhorn is a type of cattle. Longhorn are native to the U.S.

Whippet

Whippet is a type of dog. Whippets are native to England.

Poodle

Poodle is a type of dog. Poodles are native to Germany.

Abyssinian

Abyssinian is a type of cat. Abyssinian is native to Ethiopia.

Cornish

Cornish is a type of chicken. They are native to England.

Shorthorn

Shorthorn is a type of cattle. Shorthorns are native to England.

Weimaraner

Weimaraner is a type of dog. Weimaraners are native to Germany.

Doberman

Doberman is a type of dog. Dobermans are native to Germany.

Mandarin

Mandarin is a type of duck. Mandarins are native to East Asia.

Clydesdale

Clydesdale is a type of horse. Clydesdales are native to Scotland.

Manx

Manx is a type of cat. Manx are native to the U.K.

Dalmatian

Dalmatian is a breed of dog. Dalmatians are native to Croatia.

Angus

Angus is a type of cattle. Angus are native to Scotland.

Leghorn

Leghorn is a type of chicken. Leghorns are native to Tuscany, Italy.

Pomeranian

Pomeranian is a type of dog. Pomeranians are native to Germany.

Chihuahua

Chihuahua is a type of dog. Chihuahuas are native to Mexico.

Maine Coon

Maine Coon is a type of cat. Main Coon cats are native to the United States.

Dachshund

Dachshund is a type of dog. Dachshunds are native to Germany.

Droughtmaster

Droughtmaster is a type of cattle. Droughtmasters are native to Australia.

Corgi

Corgi is a type of dog. Corgis (or corgwin) are native to Wales.

Lhasa Apso

Lhasa Apso is a breed of dog. Lhasa Apsos are native to Tibet.

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About This Quiz

Test your knowledge of breeds by matching them to the species!

A breed is an animal that has a set of distinct characteristics within a particular species. Cats, dogs, rabbits, cattle, ducks and horses are species that can be divided into different breeds. 

If you know that Wagyu is a type of cattle native to Japan and known for its high quality meat (no, they aren't fed beer or given massages), then you're off to a good start. If you know that an Abyssinian is a type of cat native to Ethiopia that is now bred in the U.K., then you're even smarter. 

If you know that a Clydesdale is a type of horse native to Scotland... you've probably been watching too many Super Bowl commercials and drinking too much beer. (Clydesdales are the official horse of the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company.) And, if you know that a Mallard is a type of duck, there's no holding you back. 

Any way you look at it, you're going to have a blast with this quiz. If you think you are an expert in cats, dogs, horses, cattle and other domesticated species, take this quiz to see just how knowledgeable you are!



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