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April 7, 2004 1:41 PM   Subscribe

Coelacanth quiz. Test your knowlege about this unpalatable but interesting ol' fish.
posted by Danf (6 comments total)
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posted by jfuller at 1:46 PM on April 7, 2004

I answered 6 correctly, but that tricksy last question ...

And where was the question about the VW commercial that made the coelacanth into a pop icon?
posted by sciurus at 1:48 PM on April 7, 2004

I watched NOVA last night, about this, and still only got 9 out of 10 on the quiz.
posted by Danf at 1:51 PM on April 7, 2004

Paging user 10433 to thread 32276.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 2:02 PM on April 7, 2004

Everything I "thought" was true about the damn thing is apparently false.
At least that's what clicking on true every time tells me.
posted by Witty at 2:17 PM on April 7, 2004

Nasty things. You can have 'em. Yech.

Actually a fascinating post. I was mortified to find out the rest of the world spelled it wrong.
posted by coelecanth at 5:04 PM on April 7, 2004

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