Ponies can have funny names (like "Winnie") and figure in one of the funniest toy lines of all times, My Little Pony's Twice as Fancy Ponies. See also 80's.
Dingoes can rotate their wrists and use their paws to turn doorknobs. See also Australia.
I once called a friend a "sorrel nag," and he responded, "I'm not a sorrel nag, you're a bay mare." I had no reply to that. See also Literature.
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A semi-aquatic, South American rodent, Capybaras are often purposely misidentifed as the "world's largest rat" in carnival sideshows.
Per Jim Anchower of the Onion, "You can't pick a scorpion up by its tail because you'll get stung. You can't pick it up by its front, either, because you'll get pinched. And don't even think about picking it up by its middle, 'cause you'll get pinched and stung."