Canis familiaris

When I was in college, this was Canis lupus familiaris; now it is Canis familiaris. Same thing: the domestic dog (specifically a black Labrador). (I don’t have a lot of intellectual time to devote to arguing tiny aspects of semantics about exactly how species are related to one another. In ten years, she’ll be Canis familiaris lupus and I still won’t care. It does not affect how squeezable she is.)

The plush squeaky-duck, Squeakii squeakii, is native to China but is routinely imported into the United States.

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