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APCs Insider, February 13, 2015

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A dog is a canine and a cow is bovine, but which of the following animals is ovine?
a. Goat
b. Horse
c. Pig
d. Sheep
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Last week’s question
Which mammal has the longest gestation period, at approximately 660 days?
a. Camel
b. Dolphin
c. Elephant
d. Giraffe
The answer is C. The opossum has one of the shortest gestation periods for a mammal at only 12 days. The young then stay in a pouch for two months as they continue to mature.

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