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Latin Names

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 22, 2004

    While the ersatz Linnaean names for creatures are associated most closely in Warner Brothers cartoons with the Coyote and Roadrunner, similar names were used earlier in Dog Tired (Jones, 1942). The stork, for example is given the name Infantus Portus.

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