1. Q: What is an armadillo?
A: An armadillo is an ornamental shrub.
2. Q: How do you prevent milk turning sour?
A: Keep it in the cow.
3. Q: What is a marsupial?
A: A marsupial is a poached animal.
4. Q: What is an octogenarian?
A: An octogenarian is an animal that has eight young at birth.
5. Q: Why do whales live in the sea?
A. Because there is nowhere else to put them.
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