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APCs Insider, March 16, 2012

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According to legend, which animal did Saint Patrick drive out of Ireland?

a. Bears
b. Geese
c. Salamanders
d. Snakes
Think you know the answer? E-mail Senior Managing Editor Michelle Leppert. If you are one of five randomly selected readers to answer correctly the day you receive your issue, you’ll receive a free three-month trial subscription to the HCPro newsletter of your choice.
Last week’s question
Which of the following mammals lays eggs?
a. Anteater
b. Echidna
c. Hedgehog
d. River otter
The correct answer is B. Echidnas, which live in Australia, belong to the family Tachyglossidae in the monotreme order of egg-laying mammals. Echidnas, also known as spiny anteaters, mainly eat ants and termites. They are closely related to the platypus.

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