1. The University of California Santa Cruz has the banana slug as its mascot. 2. Texas Christian University’s mascot is called the horned frog, which is actually a unique type of lizard. 3. The Wonder Boys is the mascot for Arkansas Tech University. 4. Wake Forest’s team mascot is a Tiger. 5. The geoduck is a distinctive mascot for Evergreen State College in Washington. 1. True: A Banana Slug can race 100 yards in a mere two hours. The fearsome slug is known to attack intruders that enter its territory, thus the reason they choose this unique mascot. 2. True: This mascot, which has been around since 1897, is a native lizard known as the “Horned Frog” which has a rudimentary third eye and represents Texas’s state reptile. Native Americans revered frogs and considered them powerful. 3. True: This name was taken from a sportswriter’s 1919 story about the Arkansas football team, which eventually stuck. 4. False: Wake Forest’s original mascot was a tiger, however there was a newspaper editor who coined the name Demon Deacons when describing the basketball teams. This name was adopted. 5. True: Evergreen State is known for its environmental activism, thus they adopted the geoduck. The geoduck is a long-lived, burrowing mollusk. Geoduck meat can sell for up to $30 per pound.