Here are the mammals! Maybe some of your favorites are pictured.

A group of labeled mammals in a style like 3D modeling. Two dolphins, a lion, and an elephant are correctly spelled and labeled. Other animals are recognizable but mislabeled (a giraffe labeled Mangara and another named Kangroo; A panda labeled Kangaroo, two dolphins labeled Pandaa). There's a raccoon-like creature with a short thick tail labeled Panda. There's an antelope with a thick catlike tail and a single short giraffe horn labeled Danda. An elephant with three short legs is labeled Lona. And some small round rodent with a thick tail (maybe a porcupine without its quills) is labeled Bat.

Here's the prompt I gave ChatGPT4: "Please generate a set of mammals on a plain white background, each mammal species clearly labeled."

However, ChatGPT4 is a text-generating model, so it doesn't have the ability to generate its own images. Instead, it's designed to pass my prompt to another model called DALL-E3. But not before modifying my prompt for "better results". The prompt it actually sent to DALL-E3 was: "Photo of a collection of mammals neatly arranged on a plain white background. The mammals include a lion, an elephant, a kangaroo, a panda, a dolphin, and a bat. Each mammal has a clear, legible label beneath it indicating its species name."

Then DALL-E3 generated the image above, and now we know which model to blame for the labels. Note that ChatGPT4 did not specifically ask for a giraffe, but DALL-E3 did two of them anyways.

Here's another try, in which ChatGPT turned my prompt into "Illustration of a variety of mammals displayed on a pristine white backdrop. Featured are mammal species such as a Tiger, Giraffe, Koala, Whale, Hedgehog, and Chimpanzee. Directly below each mammal is a label stating its species name in readable font."

And then DALL-E3, ever the team player, generated this set of creatures.

Colorful mammals in an old newsprint illustration style. There are two pretty good tigers; one is labeled tiger and the other is labeled giraffe. A panda with unusually small eye markings is also labeled giraffe. Another creature with a panda head and a shaggy woodchuck body is labeled Koala. There's one pretty good hedgehog labeled hedgehog, and an elephant right next to it labeled Hudgehog. A bear-terrier hybrid is labeled Hedgpanzog. There's an elephant-like creature labeled Whale; its ears and trunk are pretty small and its tail is thick like a dinosaur's.

I also asked for the mammals in Swedish.

My prompt: "Please generate three images, each containing a set of mammals on a plain white background, each type of mammal clearly labeled in Swedish."

What ChatGPT turned my prompt into: "Photo of a variety of common mammals neatly displayed on a plain white background, with each mammal clearly labeled in Swedish. The set includes 'Lejon' for lion, 'Elefant' for elephant, 'Giraff' for giraffe, 'Tiger' for tiger, 'Varg' for wolf, 'Björn' for bear, 'Flodhäst' for hippopotamus, and 'Zebra' for zebra. Each label is written in a clear, legible font placed directly below its corresponding mammal."

What DALL-E3 did:

A bunch of mammals with labels. What stands out to me are the hybrid creatures. There's a black animal with a dog head and a lion body, and another creature with a tiger head on a leopard body. An elephant like creature has short sausage-dog legs and a huge trunk. As the image progresses from top to bottom, the labels have more and more umlauts on them, until by the last line the "Bobra" has an umlaut on the A, the B, and 5 on the O. The "Bar" (which labels a zebra) seems to have six umlauts, although the bottom two are fused to the A.

Now, as far as I can tell, Chatgpt4's Swedish translations are correct, including the correct concentration of umlauts. It is DALL-E3 that appears to have taken "Swedish" as a cue to umlaut everything.

I tried an experiment where I asked ChatGPT4 "Please generate a set of common Swedish mammals on a plain white background, each mammal species clearly labeled in English." Sure enough, some of the generated images had umlauts.

A moose labeled "mooese", a fox labeled "red fox" and "saderx" and another labeled "ureusz" (there is an umault on the u). Another red fox (but grey with a striped tail) is labeled "red fox" and the o has an umlaut. There's a grey bear with a long luxurious bushy tail, a black stripe on its forehead, and panda eyes labeled "emoipean badger". And a pretty normal-looking brown bear labeled "European badgger" with umlauts on two of the e's and one of the o's.

Bönus: Möre sets öf mämmäls!

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