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What animals are commonly known by an incorrect name?

In the fascinating world of animals, it's not uncommon to find some creatures being commonly referred to by incorrect names. For instance, many people call the American bison a buffalo, even though it's not a true buffalo species. Similarly, the popular 'koala bear' is not a bear at all, but rather a marsupial. Another common misnomer is the 'king cobra' which is not actually a cobra but a separate species of its own. It's interesting to observe these naming confusions and the reasons behind them.

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