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Can You Guess These NFL Mascots By Their Scientific Names?

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Everybody loves a mascot, but how would Carl Linnaeus see these crowd-pleasing critters? Guess which NFL mascot is being named…scientifically.

1. Corvus corax?

Doug Pensinger / Getty Images / Will Varner / BuzzFeed

2. Panthera tigris tigris?

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3. Haliaeetus leucocephalus?

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4. Canis lupus familiaris?

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5. Equus ferus caballus?

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6. Bos taurus?

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7. Procyon lotor?

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8. Bison bison?

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9. Panthera onca?

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10. Panthera pardus and/or Pantera oncus?

Streeter Lecka / Getty Images / Will Varner / BuzzFeed

11. Canis lupus?

Peter Aiken / Getty Images / Will Varner / BuzzFeed

12. Tursiops truncatus?

Doug Pensinger / Getty Images / Will Varner / BuzzFeed

13. Cardinalis cardinalis?

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14. Falco peregrinus?

Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images / Will Varner /BuzzFeed

15. Ursus americanus?

Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images / Will Varner / BuzzFeed

16. Panthera leo?

Tom Pidgeon / Getty Images / Will Varner / BuzzFeed

17. Ovis canadensis?

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18. Pandion haliaetus?

Seattle Seahawks / Will Varner / BuzzFeed / Via seahawks.com

19. Homo sapien?

Darrell Sapp / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette / Bill Feig / Associated Press / Cliff McBride, Adam Bettcher, Michael Steele, Ronald Martinez, Jim Rogash, Doug Pensinger / Getty Images / Will Varner / BuzzFeed

20. Whutdawhut calamitas?

Tony Gonzales / Raiders.com / Will Varner / BuzzFeed Staff

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