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What is the National Animal of Scotland?

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A_man_called_CHIOG  Male  South East London 8-Aug-2019 16:05 Message #4747926
You would be forgiven for thinking it was the Loch Ness Monster or the Wild Haggis!
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mancers  Male  Greater Manchester 8-Aug-2019 16:28 Message #4747932
According to Jimmy it’s a Sporran.
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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 8-Aug-2019 16:57 Message #4747939
A little known fact....The Loch Ness Monster hatched out of a Scotch Egg
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persona_non_grata  Male  North London 8-Aug-2019 17:01 Message #4747940
...and was immediately eaten by a haggis.
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mancers  Male  Greater Manchester 8-Aug-2019 17:14 Message #4747944
And washed down with a pint of Irn Brew.
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Neros1954  Male  Devon 8-Aug-2019 17:44 Message #4747951
Irn Bru turns your hair orange.
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Blue-Poppy  Female  East Yorkshire 8-Aug-2019 18:06 Message #4747956
My Auld Scotia passport tells me the following: If I wave the passport I am allowed
One reported sighting of Nessie ... ... and
I may hunt haggis except in closed season - Hogmany to Burns Night
(along with a few other delights) so my money is defo on either Nessie or the wild Haggis.
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wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 8-Aug-2019 18:59 Message #4747967
I thiink its the Lion, the English 3 lions were originally leopards, if you look at medieval pictures that show the kings arms of England you can see the leopards spots. Of course all noble houses had their own coats of arms and heraldic animal so you will see many kings going into battle under a multitude of banners and that of their "banner men", those who brought their own men to fight under their own banner adding it to the array of banners seen on medieval depictions of war.
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JustLyn  Female  Cheshire 8-Aug-2019 19:00 Message #4747968
I think it should be the wild cat.
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eurostar  Female  Merseyside 8-Aug-2019 19:11 Message #4747969
it should be something that eats thistles, cos they have loads of thistles lol but I,m sure its a unicorn cos I,ve seen lots of unicorn emblems when I,ve been there???????
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terry  Male  West Yorkshire 8-Aug-2019 19:19 Message #4747972
Where's a flippin' Scot when you need one :-)

It's one of them little furry things, can't remember the blummin name now
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alliez  Female  West Yorkshire 8-Aug-2019 20:04 Message #4747985
Got to be midges ...
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flowerpotman  Male  Dumfries and Galloway 8-Aug-2019 20:05 Message #4747986
It is a unicorn!!
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mancers  Male  Greater Manchester 8-Aug-2019 20:05 Message #4747987
Is it the beaver!!

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InSanityClaus  Male  Cornwall 8-Aug-2019 21:19 Message #4748009
flowerpot has got it, the Unicorn
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Hierophant  Male  East Anglia 8-Aug-2019 21:24 Message #4748010
Nicola Sturgeon..AKA... Jimmy Krankie...
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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 8-Aug-2019 22:59 Message #4748024
Is it a wee dug?...

ps I hope this thread gives honestbob a laugh.....I'm sure it will...He seems like he would be up for it...
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A_man_called_CHIOG  Male  South East London 9-Aug-2019 05:59 Message #4748035
I felt I had to post something when I read that the unicorn has been the Scottish national animal for centuries.
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HonestBob  Male  the Central region 9-Aug-2019 07:22 Message #4748040
" I hope this thread gives honestbob a laugh.....I'm sure it will...He seems like he would be up for it..."

Yes, some of the answers are quite comical.....

I, as the sites honerary Scotsman, I can indeed confirm the national animal of Scotland is the Scotty dog.... or the highland cow..... Certainly not a unicorn. Or as the unicorn is called in Glasgow, a dickhead horse!!!


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