Animals

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What is a young rhinoceros called?

Calf Click to see the answer

How long are elephants pregnant for?

22 months

Do animals underwater breathe oxygen?

Yes

Which water animal has the strongest bite?

Crocodile

Orca is another name for which whale?

Killer

What is strange about seahorses?

The male carries the babies

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Which South American has plates for skin and can be three-banded?

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Tigers are native to which continent?

Asia

A Goliath Birdeater is a large species of which creature?

Spider

What is a young fox called?

Cub

What country is commonly associated with kangaroos?

Australia

What is the name for an animal that eats meat and plants?

Omnivore

Which of these mammals cannot jump?

Elephant

Which of the following would NOT usually be kept as a domestic pet?

Octopus

What is the name for an animal who only eats plants?

Herbivore

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Which term describes the most important bee in a hive?

Queen Click to see the answer

Old Yeller' was what type of animal?

Dog

What is the name given to cells solely located within the nervous system?

Neurons

What do we call the hierarchy by which any one animal eats another?

Food Chain

In the song by Vera Lynn, which birds appear over the White Cliffs of Dover?

Bluebirds

What is the name for a male panda?

Boar

Simple animals rely on reflex reactions for how much of their behavior?

Most

What is the name for a female fox?

Vixen

Which animal looks most like a lemur?

Raccoon

Roughly how many grizzly bears are there in North America?

50,000

A cygnet is the young of what bird?

Swan

What is the largest living bird species?

Ostrich

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Which of the following species is known for its hoot sound?

Owl Click to see the answer

Bittern is a species of which animal?

Bird

Which crustacean has a snapping claw that fires bubbles and can register a volume of 210 decibels?

Pistol Shrimp

What kind of creature is a Fritillary?

Butterfly

What is strange about penguins?

They can't fly

Where do marsupials usually live?

Australia

The flying fox or pteropus is not a fox - what sort of animal is it?

Bat

What color is a giraffe's tongue?

Purple

What is the only cat in the world that cannot retract its claws?

Cheetah

How can elephants live to?

70

Which of the following species is crepuscolar?

Owl

Which class of animal do humans belong to?

Mammals

Which of these is a recognised type of polecat?

Marbled polecat

What is taxonomy concerned with?

Classifying Animals

What is the distinctive pattern on a leopard?

Spots

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What do people most commonly feed ducks?

Bread Click to see the answer

What was the first animal in space?

Dog

Felis cattus is the scientific name for which animal?

Cat

Which of these is another name for 'pronking', a particular bouncing movement that gazelles often use?

Stotting

Which of the following is featured on the Australian 20 cents coins?

Platypus

How big are the Harpy Eagles wings?

2.5m

The disadvantage of animals relying on simple reflexes is that they can't what?

Respond to new stimuli

Which bird was traditionally taken into a coalmine to detect toxic gas?

Canary

Animal proteins are 'first class' proteins as they contain all the essential what?

Amino acids

Which name is used to describe a male duck?

Drake

What is the name for the baby swan?

Cygnet

Which animal is the land mammal of the state of Wyoming?

Buffalo

Which animal's name comes first in the dictionary?

Aardvark

House, jumping, and Mexican red-kneed are all species of which creature?

Spiders

Where do Frogs lay their eggs?

In water

Dinosaurs may have been the first animals tormented with what?

Bloodsucking lice

A Leveret is the name given to a young of which animal?

Hare

Golden, Sea and Bald are species of which large bird?

Eagle

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By what other name are guinea pigs known?

Cavy Click to see the answer

How many scent receptors do dogs have in their noses?

200 million

What dinosaur had one of the longest life spans in the animal kingdom?

Sauroposeidon

The duck-billed platypus is native to which country?

Australia

Which animal is used to chase rabbits out of their holes?

Ferret

A frugivore animal eats mainly which food?

Fruit

What type of animal is a chamois?

Antelope

A gosling is the young of what sort of bird?

Goose

What is irregular about the Manx cat?

No tail

What name is given to the mating season of deer?

Rut

When was the first documented record made of animals in captivity?

Ancient Egypt

What kind of reptile is distinguished by its ability to change color?

Chameleon

Which animals communicate by touch, smell and dance?

Bees

What area of the United Kingdom is known as an important breeding ground for seals?

Scotland

What kind of creature was Lassie?

Dog

What color are Zebras?

Black and white

In which country would you find echidnas in the wild?

Australia

Which animal possesses the densest fur of any mammal species?

Sea Otter

Cotton top tamarin is a species of which animal?

Monkey

How many arms does a sun star fish have?

40

How tall are Meerkats?

30 cm

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What is the name for an animal who only eats meat?

Carnivore Click to see the answer

Which animal did Ozzy Osborne infamously bite on stage, apparently accidentally?

A Bat

What sort of bird is a 'Muscovy'?

Duck

A jaglion is the offspring of a lion and which other big cat?

Jaguar

What would a Billy and a nanny produce?

Kids

What do Bison generally eat?

Grass

In savannah areas what animals wouldn't you find?

Penguins

Merino, Black Welsh Mountain and Beltex are breeds of which farm animal?

Sheep

Which of these animals hibernates?

Bears

Which features of a dinosaur fossil indicate that it had feathers?

Small bumps

Which animal leaps out of the water to communicate with others of its kind?

Whale

In which of these countries could you natively see the Big Five safari animals?

Botswana

What is the smallest type of crab?

Pea Crab

Which animal is the only flying mammal?

Bat

What kind of animal is a sea horse?

Fish

Minke, Pilot and Beluga are species of which animal?

Whale

How many pairs of arms do octopus' have?

4

When does a deer's antler fall off?

Winter

Which animal is a web-footed rodent?

Nutria

A group of dog offspring is known as a... what?

Litter

Which 'O' is the study of birds?

Ornithology

What is the branch of biology called that is devoted to the study of animals?

Zoology

Clydesdale, Appaloosa and Arabian are breeds of what animal?

Horse

Which of these wildcats cannot fully retract its claws?

Cheetah

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What sort of animal is depicted on the flag of the Falkland Islands?

Sheep Click to see the answer

Which of these animals lives the shortest on average?

Bee

Red Admiral, Peacock and Painted Lady are British varieties of what insect?

Butterfly

What mythical creature features in the title of a 2005 Wallace and Gromit film?

Were-Rabbit

What is the name of the group of bats?

Colony

Which marine creature notably sleeps with one eye open?

Dolphin

Badgers have the ability to produce a very unpleasant smell, which gland does this come from?

Anal

How do elephants communicate with one another?

Purr

Which adjective is used to describe apes and monkeys?

Simian

What noise do Camels make?

Baa

Indochinese, Sumatran and Bengal are all types of what?

Tiger

Barbary Macaques, the only wild primates in Europe, inhabit what territory?

Gibraltar

What is the meat of a deer called?

Venison

The 1851 novel 'Moby Dick' is about which type of animal?

Whale

A koala's diet consists of leaves from which tree?

Eucalyptus

What is the only venomous snake native to the UK?

Adder

Which of these species of dog when fully grown is generally the biggest?

Bernese Mountain Dog

What behavior do gazelles exhibit when they are excited or nervous?

Pronking

Which desert is home to wild Bactrian camels?

Gobi

With what do alligators propel themselves out of the water to catch prey?

Tail

The fur of an arctic fox turns which color in the winter?

White

Which animal releases a horrible odor for protection?

Skunk

Humans have the same blood types as which animal?

Chimpanzees

Which of the following animals have not evolved much from its original form?

Cockroach

Zebras are native to which continent?

Africa

Which of the following animals has the shortest gestation period?

Human

Loggerhead and leatherhead are types of which creature?

Turtle

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How are domesticated felines more commonly known?

Cats Click to see the answer

What type of animal is the Lion King's Pumba?

Warthog

Found in the ancient woodland of the Bialowieza Forest in Poland, what type of creature is the wisent?

Bison

Muntjac, fallow, roe and sika are varieties of what animal?

Deer

What is the most recognizable feature of a hedgehog's appearance?

Spikes

Which of the following is a pointed breed of cats?

Siamese

A lake that is split between Idaho and Utah is named after what animal?

Bear

What type of animals are Cornish Rex and Devon Rex?

Cats

Angora yarn and fabric is produced from the fleece of which animal?

Goat

In what kind of tree does a koala spend almost its entire life?

Eucalyptus

Animal cells do not contain which of the following?

Cell walls

Giraffes like to eat what type of food?

Leaves

The novel Watership Down, and its film adaptations, are about what sort of animal?

Rabbit

What kind of animal is the book character, Aslan?

Lion

Which animal is the symbol of long life in Korea?

Deer

Where does the giant Atlas moth live?

Southeast Asia

Which large rodents were reintroduced into the UK in 2009?

Beavers

What classic children's TV show features mice, a toad, a woodpecker and a saggy old cloth cat?

Bagpuss

What is the proper name for a bird of prey's claws?

Talons

The star sign Taurus represents what kind of animal?

Bull

Which of these can have two consecutive letters removed to leave a small mammal?

Mobile

What is the average lifespan of a kookaburra?

20 years

Which big cat is the world's fastest land animal?

Cheetah

Bengal, Bombay and Burmese are varieties of what animal?

Cat

What does the word 'binky' mean in reference to rabbits?

Running and jumping

Which animal is said to have nine lives?

Cat

In The Lion King, what sort of animal is Pumbaa?

Warthog

What do gorillas do most of the day?

Eat

In the Looney Tunes cartoons, what sort of dog is the enemy of the Road Runner?

Coyote

What do Llamas like to eat?

Plants

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Why is 'bone china' so called?

Contains animal bone Click to see the answer

By what name is the marsupial Sarcophilus harrisi better known?

Tasmanian devil

At what age to Orangutans leave their mothers?

7 years

Which small sea creatures belong to the genus Hippocampus?

Sea horses

What kind of penguins is featured in the 2005 movie 'March of the Penguins'?

Emperor

What animal appears on the Royal Standard flag of the United Kingdom?

Lion

What color is associated with ladybirds?

Red

Which of these big cats has stripes?

Tiger

What birds have lived for hundreds of years at the Tower of London?

Ravens

The Akita is a breed of dog native to which country?

Japan

What is important about rats' tales?

They help them to balance

Which shark is the fastest swimmer?

Mako

Which of the following animals does NOT live in savannas in Africa?

Tiger

Which bird would famously rise from its ashes?

Phoenix

Which animal's name is Arabic for 'he who walks fast'?

Giraffe

What is the name given to animals without backbones?

Invertebrates

What's another name for the 'hamadryad'?

King cobra

Which aquatic creature mates for life?

Anglerfish

How many different species of snake are there?

3000

A Flemish Giant is a variety of which common pet animal?

Rabbit

Brock is a popular name for which large British mammal?

Badger

To which animals does the adjective 'simian' relate?

Apes or monkeys

What is the name given to shooting metal cutouts of game animals?

Silhouette shooting

Suffolk Punch is a breed of what type of creature?

Horse

What is the smallest breed of horse in the world?

Falabella

What are the building blocks of all plants and animals?

Cells

What name is given to the odious liquid sprayed by skunks when in danger?

Musk

What is a baby duck billed platypus called?

Puggle

How many pairs of wings does a bee have?

2

Which big bird is the symbol of the US Thanksgiving Day?

Turkey

Caimans are closely related to which other reptiles?

Alligators

What did the extinct saber-tooth cat's canine teeth resemble?

Curved knives

The Indian, the Javan and the Sumatran are species of which animal?

Rhinoceros

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Which of these animals is NOT extinct?

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Which is the only venomous snake found in the UK?

Adder

Which fly trap is a plant which eats small insects?

Venus

Which type of fish suffers most from sea lice?

Atlantic Salmon

Dogs unique relationship with humans mean they are referred to as man's best what?

Friend

What animals did Jane Goodall become famous for studying?

Chimpanzees

In Montana, the population of what animal is higher than the population of people?

Cows

What percentage of insects are harmful to plants and animals?

0.02

Which large ape of Borneo and Sumatra has a name meaning 'man of the woods'?

Orang Utan

Which animal suffers from Newcastle's disease?

Chickens

The kiwi is the national bird of which country?

New Zealand

In which two places can you find porcupines in Europe?

Sicily & Italy

Which of the following species is known for sexual cannibalism?

Mantises

Flutter is the collective noun for a group of which creatures?

Butterflies

What class of animals does a scorpion belong to?

Arachnida

How many types of squirrel are there worldwide?

265

A salamander is what type of animal?

Cold blooded

What term describes an animal that is active around dawn and dusk?

Crepuscular

What part of a horse does a farrier tend to?

Hooves

Shetland in Scotland is famous for a small breed of what animal?

Horse

How does staying in a flock for sheep benefit the farmer?

One Shepherd Controls A Flock.

All of the animal life of any particular region or time is known as what?

Fauna

Workers and drones are words used to describe which insects?

Bees

The collective noun for a group of elk is what?

Gang

Which three letter word is used to describe a group of whales or dolphins?

Pod

Which animal's newborns are called puggles?

Platypus

What is the largest land animal in the world?

Elephant

Kabul Zoo's world famous Marjan was what type of animal?

Lion

How many types of alligator are there?

2

Which big cat is called a 'duma' in Swahili?

Cheetah

Highly sought after for their fur, on which continent do chinchillas live?

South America

What is the alternative name for a dung beetle?

Scarab

What are baby kangaroos called?

Joey

Which of these zebras is NOT the same as the others?

Grevy's

Which of these animals is extinct?

Dodo

What is the collective noun for a group of mules?

Span

Large lizards called Komodo dragons are found in the wild in which country?

Indonesia

What name describes a mammal that carries its young in a natural pouch on its stomach?

Marsupial

Approximately how wide can a Hippopotamus' mouth open?

4 feet

What is a 'natterjack'?

Toad

What is the name for a two legged animal?

Biped

How many legs does a spider have?

8

How does a dog's hearing compare to humans?

Dogs Hear Better

How many days old must a baby kangaroo be before he can leave his mother's pouch?

190

What is a squirrel?

Mammal

Which of the following is not a common dinosaur trait?

Having gills

What triggers the reaction that creates light in an animal?

Neurological

Which of these animals hang around in 'herds'?

Zebra

What is the world's heaviest land mammal?

Elephant

Many different animal fossils can be found at which Wyoming national monument?

Fossil Bute

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Charlotte's Web' is a children's book about which sort of animal?

Pig Click to see the answer

What animal eats and passes the most expensive coffee beans in the world?

Civet

Kangaroos, koalas and wombats belong to which order of mammals?

Marsupials

Manx cats are lacking which feature?

Tail

If an animal is described as oviparous, what does it do?

Lays Eggs

Which of these animals keeps its young in a pouch?

Kangaroo

What type of animals are Cheviots, Southdowns and Shropshires?

Sheep

What state is a cat in when it's tail flicks?

Angry

The skin of an animal with the fur or hair still on it is known as what?

Pelt

What type of animal produces milk?

Mammal

What animal does beef come from?

Cow

Where are ocelots distributed?

South America

A large marine, flippered mammal with two long tusks has which name?

Walrus

Manchester, Norwich and Skye have 12 legs between them, what are they?

Dogs

In what period were turtles thought to have first appeared?

Triassic

A baby squirrel can be classed as which of these terms?

Kitten

Arboreal animals live in which environment?

Trees

To which family of animals does the Ocelot belong?

Cat

Which of the following is a close relative of a domestic cat?

Tiger

What type of animal is a snake?

Reptile

Which of these is a young male horse?

Colt

What is a baby dog called?

Puppy

Which of these endangerment classifications for animals is the least serious?

Near Threatened

Which is the only bird which can fly backwards?

Hummingbird

Mallard, Mandarin and Ruddy are varieties of what sort of bird?

Duck

A 'Jake' is the term for what type of juvenile bird?

Turkey

Which male birds are distinguished by 'eyes' on their tail feathers?

Peacocks

What color is the fur of the orang utan?

Reddish brown

Which parts of an animal are most likely to fossilize?

Bones and shell

A dog can hear a sound about how many times farther away than a person?

4

Most racing dogs are greyhounds, but what other breed of dog can also run in official races?

Afghan Hounds

On the cover of Pink Floyd's 'Animals' album, what is flying above a power station?

Pig

Dark Cornish' and Dorking are breeds of what?

Chicken

Dolphins are part of which animal group?

Mammals

Bactrian and Dromedary are species of which large animal?

Camel

Which of these is not a term for a baby squid?

Octolet

Where are Polar Bears generally found?

Arctic Circle

The explosion of animals on Earth is called the what?

Cambrian explosion

Green', 'Loggerhead' and 'Oliver Ridley' are all types of which creature?

Turtle

What heightened sense do pigs have?

Smell

What was the first animal born in space?

A rat

By what name is aquatic larva of frogs and toads known?

Tadpoles

What is the largest member of the cat family?

Tiger

How many breeds of hamster are there?

4

The barbary sheep is native to which region?

North Africa

In hunting, the animals that are being hunted are called what?

Game

Why did hedgehogs get their name?

Forage like pigs

What animal does bacon come from?

Pig

Which animal does gammon come from?

Pig

On average, how many hours does a domestic cat spend sleeping?

18

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Which of these animals have the longest lifespan?

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Barn, Long-Eared and Tawny are varieties of what sort of British bird?

Owl

Which animal did the Los Angeles and San Diego zoos help to save?

California condor

Which animal appears on the flag of Sri Lanka?

Lion

Why do animals in hot climates have larger ears than those in cold climates?

To lose more heat

Which was the first animal welfare organization in the U.S.?

ASPCA

What kind of animals chase people down a street during an event in Spain?

Bulls

What family does an African civet belong to?

Viverridae

Which species of cat was the first to be domesticated?

Abyssinian

What substance makes up a rhino's horn?

Keratin

The difference between a deer and an antelope is what?

The Antelope Is A Carnivore While The Deer Is A Herbivore

What portion of a whale's total body length is its tail?

One Third

Which of these can be rearranged to give a Roman robe?

Goat

What is the name for a baby kangaroo?

Joey

Which of these native British animals is a carnivore?

Badger

The Saint Bernard breed of dog is native to which European country?

Switzerland

How many different species of jellyfish are found throughout the oceans?

2000

Which of these animals can be taught sign language?

Chimp

People with arachnophobia are afraid of which creatures?

Spiders

If an animal eats too many carbohydrates what are they converted to?

Fats

Groups of lions are known as what?

Prides

Barramundi is an Australian variety of which animal?

Fish

Which of these is not considers a type of monkey?

Steam Monkey

When is an animal likely to use anaerobic respiration?

When chased

What is the young of a whale called?

Calf

What sort of organisms can be genetically engineered?

Plants and animals

The process of stuffing dead animals is called what?

Taxidermy

Which of the following awaits salmon spawns for a good meal?

Grizzly

What is the name for a female peacock?

Peahen

Wild dogs called dingo's are found in which country?

Australia

What is another name for a hummingbird used in many languages?

Kolibri

Which of these animals was often used in warfare?

Elephant

Which rainforest animal can be two-toed or three-toed?

Sloth

By what name is the ladybird known in North America?

Ladybug

Which animal can re-grow it's limbs?

Salamanders

What is a group of gorillas referred to as?

Harems

Which of these is not a recognised term for a collective group of porpoises?

Flock

Which extinct animal is also known as the Tasmanian Tiger and Tasmanian Wolf?

Thylacine

What meat comes from Cows?

Beef

What meat comes from Sheep?

Lamb

Which name is given to a baby shark?

Pup

Plants and animals which form the community in an ecosystem are what type of factor?

Biotic

Which process transfers nitrogen in plants to nitrogen compounds in animals?

Feeding

In which part of the world does the animal called caracal live?

Africa

Which bear's friends include Piglet, Rabbit and Owl?

Winnie-the-Pooh

Which of the following would not be found in a normal pack of animal crackers?

Caterpillar

Which is the largest animal protection organization?

HSUS

Which animal is the symbol of the Zodiac sign Taurus?

Bull

What does a koala bear usually eat?

Eucalyptus

What sort of animal is Mr Ed?

Horse

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What sort of animal was Michael Jackson's pet Bubbles?

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Which animal was once called a foul marten?

Polecat

Which group of animals is excluded from the 'Animal Welfare Act'?

Livestock

Puffer fish contain enough toxin to kill how many men?

30

Which type of ribs are untrimmed and taken from the animal underbelly?

Spare ribs

Where do whales live?

In the ocean

What happens to light in cats' eyes to help them see in darker conditions?

Bounces Off

How many teeth do cows have?

32

What type of domestic pet is a Selkirk Rex?

Cat

What is the name given to a baby kangaroo?

Joey

The world's largest statue of which animal is in Jamestown, North Dakota?

Buffalo

What is the fastest mammal on land?

Cheetah

The fear of what animal is known as 'arachnophobia'?

Spiders

Which of these is not venomous?

Mud snakes

Caterpillars develop into which animal?

Butterflies

What color are the spots on most species of ladybird?

Black

Lemurs are native to which part of the world?

Africa

What is the formal name of the honey bear?

Kinkajou

What do ospreys mainly eat?

Fish

Which creatures are kept in a colony called an apiary?

Bees

Which animal has the longest gestation period?

Black alpine salamanders

Ursus horribilis is the scientific name for which animal?

Grizzly Bear

Emperor, Rockhopper and Chinstrap are varieties of what bird?

Penguin

Which is the biggest animal that has ever lived on Earth?

Blue whale

Oystercatcher birds hunt mussels and are classified as stabbers or... what?

Hammerers

Which animal was the nightly programming broadcasting co. launched in '86 named after?

Fox

Which of the following is NOT a zebra's enemy?

Guinea Pig

Iguanas, geckos and skinks are what sort of animal?

Lizard

Sea Cucumber is a common name for which marine animal?

Sea slug

In the Harry Potter stories and films, what sort of bird is Hedwig?

Owl

On which continent do llamas live in the wild?

South America

Bichon frise is a breed of which domestic animal?

Dog

What is the most recognizable feature of a male lion?

Its mane

A hyacinth macaw is a colorful species of which animal?

Parrot

What food makes up nearly all of a giant panda's diet?

Bamboo

Blue, Coal, Great and Crested are varieties of what sort of British bird?

Tit

The anaconda, the world's heaviest snake, comes from which continent?

South America

What speed can hyenas run up to?

50mph

Red pandas are found in the wild in which continent?

Asia

Which hedgehog first appeared in a Sega game in the early 1990s?

Sonic

What was the first major cosmetics company to end animal testing in their products?

Avon

Borzoi is a breed of hunting dog from which country?

Russia

Which of the following species has the highest body temperature?

Chicken

An marsupial called a 'Devil' is named after which part of Australia?

Tasmania

Rhode Island Red, Orpington and Leghorn are varieties of what sort of bird?

Chicken

Which musical has the line, 'Do you suppose we'll meet any wild animals?'?

The Wizard of Oz

Which is the only cat to have a mane?

Lion

Which of the following is related to a dugong?

Manatee

In Germany it is called the 'Deutsche Dogge'. How is this breed of dog known in Britain?

Great Dane

A doe is what kind of animal?

Deer

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Emperor penguins live in which continent?

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In the wild, cougars can live to which age?

10 years

Commercial Antarctic krill fishing began in which decade?

1970s

Adult bottlenose dolphins consume around how many kilos of food per day?

12kg

How many Araguaia river dolphins live in the river basin?

1000

What type of snake preys on Capuchin monkeys?

Boa constrictor

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In which country were bioluminescent fungi used in ritual headdresses?

Micronesia Click to see the answer

Amphipods are which type of animals?

Crustaceans

At what time of day is the American marten active?

Night

Which large fish often feeds on smaller coral reef fish?

Barracuda

The silkworm is the larva of what sort of insect?

Moth

A blue whale can weigh up to how many tons?

200 tons

What is the upper limit of tonnes of Chokka squid are caught every year?

13,000

Some birds of paradise are known to use the skin of which other creature in their nests?

Snake

Where do butterflies lay their eggs?

On leaves

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Each crazy ant colony might have up to how many Queens?

40 Click to see the answer

Which insect has the same bioluminescent properties as fungi?

Fireflies

What do Chokka squid feed on?

Crustaceans

Unlike other octopuses, the Dumbo does not have a sac containing which liquid?

Ink

Which name is also used for the Araguaia river dolphin?

Boto

When the Europeans arrived, there were an estimated how many bison in North America?

50 million

Which breed is born white and develops black spots as it gets older?

Dalmatian

One type of crazy ant is named after which fruit?

Raspberry

The Corgi breed comes from which part of the UK?

Wales

Which living bird lays the largest eggs?

Ostrich

Brown Fur Seals have been known to dive to depths of how many meters when foraging?

500m

The largest Dumbo Octopus found was how long?

1.8m

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A fingernail-like material called baleen is attached to which part of a blue whale?

Jaw Click to see the answer

What other name, associated with food, is used for the Chokka squid?

Calamari

Which word describes animals which carry young in a pouch?

Marsupial

Which other marine mammal preys on the bottlenose dolphin?

Killer Whales

The crazy ant species orginated in the southeast of which continent?

Asia

The false anemonefish is better known as which species?

Clownfish

At what age can a horse take part in the Epsom Derby?

Three Years

Araguaia river dolphins are usually grey, but can be which other color?

Pink

How many of the 20 species of bowerbird build elaborate bowers to find a mate?

17

Anteaters have been around for how many million years?

25 million

How many teeth does an Araguaia river dolphin have in each jaw?

24

A mature bull bison stands how many meters tall at the shoulder?

2 metres

Which is the largest animal which feeds on the Antarctic krill?

Blue whale

Prior to the discovery of the Araguaia river dolphin in 2014, when was the last river dolphin discovered?

1918

Hunting of the Brown Fur Seal continues off the coast of which African country?

Namibia

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What do most deep water jellyfish eat?

Small fish Click to see the answer

The Emperor penguin is black, white and which other color?

Yellow

What is another name for the chrysalis stage of the butterfly?

Pupa

What did researchers look at to determine whether the Araguaia river dolphin was a separate species?

DNA

There are how many different species of bottlenose dolphin?

3

What color is a regal tang?

Blue

The bottlenose dolphin can grow to how many meters in length?

2.8m

What food do bowerbirds mainly eat?

Fruit

What is the name of the stage in a butterfly's life between caterpillar and adult?

Chrysalis

What is a baby bison called?

Calf

A blue whale can consume up to how many tons of krill per day?

4 tons

What is the name given to the way that most amphipods eat?

Scavenging

Yellow crazy ants are found mostly in which Australian territory?

Queensland

Often described as arboreal, American martens spend time where?

Trees

How many species of amphipod have been discovered?

9000

What was the name of the Russian dog who was the first mammal to orbit earth?

Laika

Widescale hunting of Brown Fur Seals ended in which decade?

19th

The first recorded mention of birds of paradise in European literature was in which century?

16th

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The Komodo Dragon, the largest lizard, is native to which country?

Indonesia Click to see the answer

Which dog breed is most commonly used as guide dogs for people with sight loss?

Labrador

Bison live wild in which continent?

North America

Which mammal often preys on bowerbirds?

Fox

What is the name of the venemous coral reef fish known for its camouflage?

Stonefish

Dogs have been domesticated for how many years?

10,000

American martens live up to how many years in captivity?

17

What name is sometimes given to the offspring of a lynx and a bobcat?

Blynx

The Chokka squid lives to depths of how many meters?

200m

What is the name for a baby bottlenose dolphin?

Calf

Blue whales were hunted for which product?

Oil

The Chokka squid can change color from translucent to which other color?

Red

Which National Park has the United States' largest population of bison?

Yellowstone

How many species of piranha are dangerous to humans?

3

In which month of the year does the American bison mating season reach its peak?

August

Bark infested with bioluminescent fungi was used by people in which region to light their homes in winter?

Scandinavia

Anteaters sleep for how many hours a day?

15

What color is a male king bird of paradise?

Red

Which Canadian dog breed has webbed feet and water resistant coat?

Newfoundland

Which invasive species poses a threat to Florida's bobcats?

Pythons

What is the average weight in kilos of an Emperor penguin?

40kg

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What color are Brown Fur Seal pups when they are born?

Black Click to see the answer

Which large fish, prized for its meat, preys on the Dumbo Octopus?

Tuna

Bobcats are most active at which time of day?

Twilight

Bottlenose dolphins can stay under water for how many minutes?

15

How many webbed tentacles fdoes the Dumbo Octopus have?

8

Cheviot, Romney and Herdwick are varieties of which animal?

Sheep

Fallow, roe and sika are species of which British mammal?

Deer

Which large bird lived on Mauritius until it became extinct?

Dodo

There are how many species of coral reef fish in the Caribbean region?

600

The elapidae family, which includes the copperhead, krait and taipan, refers to what kind of snake?

Cobra

What creature in Greek mythology was part-human, part-horse?

Centaur

Despite the name, the blue whale is actually which color?

Grey

A bottlenose dolphin calf stays with its mother for up to how many years?

6 years

What color is the 'cap' of fur on a Capuchin monkey's head?

Black

What name is given to the piles of dirt and debris marked with scent left by bobcats?

Scrapes

Which US President made the bison the official American mammal?

Barack Obama

What is the average lifespan of a cichlid in an aquarium?

5 years

The flag of which country features a bird of paradise?

Papua New Guinea

What is a group of butterflies called?

Flutter

What is the name of the coral reef fish with a medical-sounding name?

Surgeonfish

The Queen Alexandra butterfly is only found on which island?

New Guinea

What diet does the Capuchin monkey have?

Omnivore

What color is the belly of the piranha with a reputation for being the most vicious?

Red

The number of krill has fallen in recent years due to a decline in which feature?

Sea ice

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Baby American martens only drink their mother's milk until they are how many weeks old?

6 Click to see the answer

The biggest dog ever recorded was which breed?

English mastiff

The world's largest butterfly is named after which queen?

Queen Alexandra

Which breed of dog is primarily associated with Queen Elizabeth II?

Welsh Corgi

Crazy ants often infest which electrical unit in people's homes?

Air conditioning

Female Brown Fur Seals live a maximom of how many years old?

21 years

Capuchin monkeys are part of which biological genus?

Cebus

The Brown Fur Seal is also known under which name?

Afro-Australian Fur Seal

What color is the IUCN List containing endangered species, which river dolphins are listed on?

Red

How many days old is a bird of paradise chick when it flies for the first time?

20 to 30 days

What large cat preys on the American marten?

Bobcat

How long is a bottlenose dolphin pregnancy?

12 months

The largest Dumbo Octopus found weighed how much?

5.9kg

The bison is often confused with which similar animal?

Buffalo

Crazy ant eggs hatch after how many days?

20

The Dumbo Octopus can live to which depth?

7,000m

Bobcats are generally brown, with which color of spots?

Black

What percentage of amphipod species live in fresh water?

20%

Many bowerbirds live on which island in the Pacific?

New Guinea

What did some tribes in New Guinea use bird of paradise feathers for?

Currency

How many eggs does a female Emperor penguin lay at a time?

1

A giant anteater is how long from its nose to tip of tail?

7 feet

A crazy ant colony contains a maximom of how many individuals?

2500

What shape is the body of a coral reed fish, allowing them to escape quickly?

Flat

What supports the Dumbo Octopuses two large fins?

Internal Shell

How many subspecies of American marten are native to North America?

13

Amphipods are sometimes known as what type of shrimp?

Lawn shrimp

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The Chokka squid was previously treated as a subspecies of squid from which continent

Europe Click to see the answer

Bioluminescent fungi glows at which time of day?

Night

What is the genus name of the Brown Fur Seal Family?

Arctocephalus

How many pups does a Brown Fur Seal give birth to?

1

Krill looks like which other marine animal?

Prawn

How many teeth does an adult dog have?

42

Which is the longest of the birds of paradise?

Black sicklebill

Bioluminescent fungus is used by which character in a Mark Twain book to light a tunnel?

Tom Sawyer

What is the main threat to the future of the Antarctic krill?

Global warming

What shape are a piranha's teeth?

Triangular

Most insects have six legs attached to which part of the body?

Thorax

What is the name of the glow from bioluminescent fungi?

Foxfire

What is the fastest bird?

Peregrine Falcon

The Atolla jellyfish was named after an explorer from which country?

United Kingdom

The Araguaia river dolphin is named after a river in which country?

Brazil

American martens eat meat and what other type of food?

Plants

In what type of habitat would you find Capuchin monkeys?

Tropical Rainfoest

The Basenji dog breed originated in which continent?

Africa

How many months is the gestation period of a cougar?

3 months

Yellow crazy ants prey on red crabs on which Australian island?

Christmas Island

Araguaia river dolphins are one of how many known species of river dolphin?

5

Which sense do bottlenose dolphins not have?

Smell

There are over how many different species of bowerbird?

20

Emperor penguins can stay underwater for how many minutes?

18 minutes

Behviour known as 'caching' involves hiding what to return to it later?

Food

Which species of creature has the largest eyes?

Giant Squid

Scientists thought butterflies were deaf until the first butterfly ears were identified in which decade?

1910s

What color are the tips of a green catbird's wings?

White

What is the name for the bell like structure which forms a jellyfish's body?

Hood

According to tradition, St Patrick drove which animals out of Ireland?

Snakes

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Which mammal is the cougar's favorite food?

Deer Click to see the answer

What is the name of the largest bowerbird?

Great Bowerbird

There are over how many cichlid species identified in the wild?

1000

What do piranhas leave behind when they attack?

Skeleton

What word is used for the tail of a fox?

Brush

The Pomacanthidae family of fish has which other common name?

Angelfish

Cygnet is the name for the young of which bird?

Swan

How many species of birds of paradise are there?

42

How many eggs can a piranha lay at one time?

5000

Anteaters live to what age in the wold?

15 years

How many species of amphipod are found in the USA and Canada?

90

What is the immature form of a butterfly called?

Caterpillar

Emperor penguins can survive tempertatures down to which level in centigrade?

-50

The Atolla jellyfish is a round shape and is known as which type of jellyfish?

Crown

Which of these is a favorite bobcat food?

Rabbit

The 'Darth Vader' or Narcomedusae jellyfish is found in which area of the world?

Arctic

Which surrealist artist took an anteater for a walk on a lead in Paris?

Dali

Which famous philosopher described bioluminescent fungus in 382 BC?

Aristotle

A bowerbird's bower can be how many feet high?

9 feet

Macaws, kakapo, lorikeets and cockatoos are members of which family of birds?

Parrots

Bobcats are found in which part of the world?

North America

Capuchin monkeys take their name from the clothing of which people?

Monks

In captivity, Capuchin monkeys can live to what age?

50 years

What is the average size of a cougar litter?

3

A fully grown male bison can weigh how many kilos?

900kg

What percentage of piranha eggs survive through to hatching?

90%

How many eggs does a female bird of paradise lay?

2 or 3

What is the greatest threat to the American marten?

Habitat loss

Bowerbirds create which elaborate structures to try to attract a mate?

Nest

What is the average swimming speed of a blue whale?

5 mph

Which country hunts bottlenose dolphins?

Japan

What color is the face of an American marten?

Grey

A blue whale calf gains how many pounds a day for the first year of its life?

200 pounds

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Dray' is the collective term for a group of what rodents?

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How many eggs does a female Antarctic krill lay at one time?

10,000

Which reef fish has varieties called Domino, Blue Sapphire, Regal and Tracey's?

Damselfish

Which North American mountain range is home to a large number of cougars?

Rockies

The European bison became extinct in the wild after which conflict?

First world war

Dolphins can make up to how many clicking noises a second?

1000

What do blue whales eat?

Krill

What sort of acid is sprayed by crazy ants?

Formic

Piranhas can detect which substance in water?

Blood

What is the hybrid offspring of a male ass and a female horse?

Mule

Which type of reef fish crushes crabs and worms using their strong jaws?

Triggerfish

How many eyelids does a dog have?

3

The Pekingese breed originates from which country?

China

Regulation on fishing krill in the Antarctic came into force in which year?

1982

What do male birds of paradise do to attract a mate?

Dance

Antarctic krill is sometimes caught and processed into flakes to feed which domestic pet?

Fish

In which century did bison become extinct east of the Mississippi River?

19th

What is the Latin name for the Dumbo Octopus?

Grimpoteuthis

On average, the Emperor penguin is how many centimeters tall?

115cm

An adult Emperor penguin eats how many kilos of food per day?

3kg

Parliament' is the collective term for a group of what birds?

Owls

Brown Fur Seal births peak in which month of the year?

December

The 'eternal light mushroom' is found in which country?

Brazil

What is a group of anteaters called?

Parade

The boomslang, native to Africa, is what sort of animal?

Snake

Puppies are usually separated from their mothers and rehomed at home many weeks old?

8

Crazy ants take their name from their movement, which can be described in which way?

Frantic

The Chokka squid was first identified and formally named in which century?

19th

An anteater's tongue can be how many feet long?

2 feet

What is the main component of a bowerbird's bower?

Twigs

What sort of animal was Paul, who became famous for predicting matches in the 2010 World Cup?

Octopus

Cackle' is the collective name for a group of what animals?

Hyenas

What does the word piranha mean in South American indigenous languages?

Fish tooth

How long is an anteater pregnancy?

190 days

Clownfish are white and which other color?

Orange

How many different species of albatross are there?

21

The name of which African mammal means 'river horse'?

Hippopotamus

A female cougar usually has her first litter at which age?

3 years

What is the name for a baby cougar?

Kitten

The amphipod family is split into how many biological sub groups?

4

There are how many adult Emperor penguins in Antarctica?

595,000

What is a popular bottlenose dolphin food?

Squid

Sand hoppers leap by pulling in which part of the body then flicking it out quickly?

Tail

Where do Capuchin monkeys live?

Trees

What species of fish is Dory in the movie 'Finding Nemo'?

Regal Tang

When threatened by a predator, where do bobcats head?

Up a tree

The regent bowerbird is black and which other color?

Gold

How many wings does a butterfly have?

4

A naturalist from which country first formally identified the Chokka squid in 1841?

France

Which feature on its body does a Dumbo Octopus use to move?

Fins

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How many subspecies of the Brown Fur Seal are there?

2 Click to see the answer

The blue whale's method of eating is known as what?

Filter feeding

How many types of anteater are there?

4

What color is the Antarctic krill?

Red

Jackass, Macaroni and Rockhopper are species of which bird?

Penguin

The cichlid is which type of animal?

Fish

What is the name of a group of Capuchin monkeys?

Troop

Which is the most common species of bottlenose dolphin?

Common

What body part do crickets rub together to make their characteristic chirping sound?

Wings

What don't blue whales have, meaning they can't chew their prey?

Teeth

The Brown Fur Seal's flippers appear to be which color when wet?

Black

Bobcats are closely related to which other type of cat?

Lynx

The amphipod was first described and identified in which country?

Australia

What comes after Arctocephalus in the name of the Cape Fur Seal?

 Pusillus pusillus

What can the bell or body of the black sea nettle jellyfish can measure across?

1 metre

Which black and white bird is said to bring bad luck, and has a reputation for thieving?

Magpie

Species of fungus found in which country tend to glow the brightest?

Australia

What word means that deep water jellyfish glow in the dark?

Bioluminescent

What is the most popular breed of dog in North America?

Labrador

What does the anteater use to catch prey?

Tongue

What unit of measurement (equal to four inches) is used to measure horses?

Hand

Blue whales can live to what age in the wild?

90

Which part of a blue whale weighs as much as an elephant?

Tongue

What fluid do male Capuchins cover their body with to attract females?

Urine

A large venomous jellyfish is known as which nationality Man O'War?

Portuguese

What is a cross between a bobcat and a Canadian lynx known as?

Hybrid

Which leaves form the bulk of the diet of a koala?

Eucalyptus

What is the deepest recorded Emperor penguin dive?

564 metres

Greek, Galápagos and African Spur-Thighed are varieties of what reptile?

Tortoise

What is the expectancy of an Emperor penguin in the wild?

20 years

How long does a bird of paraside egg incubate?

20 days

What is the maximom weight in pounds of a Capuchin monkey?

9 pounds

What shape is a blue whale's dorsal fin?

Triangular

What color is the bloodybelly comb jellyfish?

Red

The raspberry crazy ant is also known as being which color?

Tawny

Mute, Bewick's and Whooper are British varieties of what bird?

Swan

What is a baby American marten called?

Kit

Which other marine creature has been known to attack baby blue whales?

Killer whales

Horseshoe, Pipistrelle and Noctule are British varieties of what animal?

Bat

Fungi are thought to glow in the dark to attract which animals to spread spores?

Bugs

The raccoon Tom Nook is a key character in what video game?

Animal Crossing

A plant from which country was called the bird of paradise plant as its flowers looked like the birds?

South Africa

Which fictional Western hero rode a stallion called Silver?

The Lone Ranger

Which large fish is known to prey on the Brown fur seal?

Great White Sharks

Which brown and white striped fish is named after a large feline predator?

Lionfish

What is the top speed of a cougar?

30 mph

The American marten mates during which season?

Summer

The cougar is also known as what type of lion?

Mountain

Swarms containing up to how many tons of krill have been observed?

2 million tons

Spiders, scorpions and daddy-long-legs belong to what class of animal?

Arachnid

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Which breed of dog can't bark?

Basenji Click to see the answer

What is the name for someone who collects butterflies or moths?

Lepidopterist

The building of which structures have seriously affected Araguaia river dolphins?

Hydroelectric dams

The clown triggerfish has which bright color around its mouth?

Yellow

Which Egyptian deity had the head of a jackal?

Anubis

Which animal name comes from the Dutch for 'earth pig'?

Aardvark

Araguaia river dolphins became separated from other Amazon river dolphins how many million years ago?

2 million

What genus does the Chokka squid belong to?

Loligo

The black sea nettle jellyfish is common in deep water around which country?

Mexico

Antarctic krill live in which type of environment?

Ocean

Into which state were bobcats reintroduced in 1978, having been eradicated in the early 1970s?

New Jersey

What name is given to a baby bobcat?

Kitten

What do Emperor penguins eat?

Fish

The blue whale can hold its breath for how many minutes?

35

Which European nation harvests krill as a foodstuff for people?

Norway

There are at least how many species of Dumbo Octopus?

15

Despite the name, what color is a black sea nettle jellyfish?

Purple

Aquatic amphipod species are usually what color?

White

How many humps does a dromedary have?

One

American martens are found in which type of forest?

Pine forests

Stag, Goliath, Scarab and Green Tiger are varieties of what insect?

Beetle

Buffalo Bill killed how many bison between 1867 and 1868?

4280

What type of animal preys on piranhas?

Crocodiles

In the legend, the Pied Piper of Hamelin rid the town of what pest?

Rats

What does the name Amphipod translate as?

Different feet

In the hunting technique known as fish whacking, the dolphins attack fish with which part of their body?

Tail

Araguaia river dolphins are closely related to dolphins living in which river basin?

Amazon

Which part of the Araguaia river dolphin is generally smaller than other Amazon river dolphins?

Skull

The Brown Fur Seal found in South African waters has which name?

Cape Seal

What is the maximom length of the body of a male Chokka squid?

40cm

How many segments does a crazy ant's antenna have?

12

What are the names of the cells on a jellyfish's tentacles which produce the sting?

cnidocytes

The world's smallest butterfly, the Western Pygmy Blue, is from which continent?

Africa

The name of which ape translates as 'man of the forest'?

Orangutan

The largest amphipod is how many milimeters long?

340mm

Which food item gives flamingos their pink color?

Shrimps

The impala, eland, blackbuck and gazelle are what kind of mammal?

Antelope

What color is the crown of skin on a Wilson's bird of paradise's head?

Turquoise

How many ants and termites does an anteater eat each day?

35,000

What proportion of a cougar's length is made up by the tail?

One third

Bovine is a word used to describe which animals?

Cows

Butterflies are which type of animals?

Insects

What color is a bison?

Brown

How many known species of butterfly are there?

165,000

Bobcats manage to kill large mammals like deer by biting which part of their body?

Throat

The American marten is part of which group of animals?

Weasels

Bioluminescent fungi has what unusual property?

It glows

How many species of cougar are found on the American continent?

5

What is the name given to an immature cichlid?

Fry

In The Jungle Book at its film adaptations, what sort of animal is Bagheera?

Panther

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Brent, Canada and Tundra Bean are varieties of what sort of bird?

Goose Click to see the answer

Which sea creature is famous for having three hearts?

Octopus

An Antarctic krill can live for how many years?

7

The Chokka, or Cape Hope squid, is found in waters off which country?

South Africa

The Caribbean crazy ant is an invasive pest in which US state?

Florida

Which other insect is very similar to the butterfly?

Moth

What is another name sometimes used for a cougar?

Puma

What is the name for the process of a fertile queen breaking away and forming her own colony?

Budding

There are how many species of piranha living in the Amazon basin?

20

What comes after Loligo in the Latin name of the Chokka squid?

Reynaudii

What is the name of the compound which makes bioluminescent fungi glow?

Luciferin

At what time of day do Chokka squid forage for food?

Night

Bioluminescent fungi usually glows which colors?

Blue-Green

The pygmy chimpanzee is an alternative name for what ape?

Bonobo

Which biological group contains the Dumbo Octopus, along with squid and cuttlefish?

Cephalopods

Until the late 1990s, scientists believed there were how many cougar species?

32

The satin bowerbird lives in which sort of environment?

Rainforest

Which species of snake can spread out the muscles in its neck to form a 'hood'?

Cobra

Cichlids are found in lakes in South America and which other continent?

Africa

The Dumbo Octopus is named after which sort of Disney creature?

Elephant

What is the most common food for a bird of paradise?

Fruit

Sand hoppers feed on which item commonly found on beaches?

Seaweed

Which furry mammal is often prey for the American marten?

Squirrels

Salamanders are in which group of creatures?

Amphibians

European bison are found in which country?

Poland

What is the nickname of the Atolla jellyfish, given due to its flashing lights when attacked?

Alarm jellyfish

The group of octopuses of which the Dumbo is part is known as what?

Umbrella

Cavy is another name for which common domestic pet?

Guinea Pig

What mammal has the longest gestation period, of approximately 645 days?

African Elephant

What is the name given to the European bison?

Wisent

Elephants are often hunted for which material from their tusks?

Ivory

There are how many species of Capuchin monkeys?

9

What was the name of the famous movie about a young clownfish and his father, Marlin?

Finding Nemo

The Narcomedusae jellyfish is said to bear a strong resemblance to which Star Wars character?

Darth Vader

In which country Neighboring Papua New Guinea are birds of paradise also found?

Australia

There are how many different species of bioluminescent fungi?

70

Bowerbirds prefer objects of which color to decorate their nests?

Blue

Compared with sea dolphins, which part of the Araguaia river dolphin is longer, to help them hunt for fish in mud?

Beak

Cavy is an alternative name for what animal?

Guinea Pig

What is the name for a baby dog?

Puppy

What word is used to describe a dog which is not a pure breed?

Mongrel

How long in inches are an anteater's claws?

4 inches

Which other sea creature is a close relative of the amphipods?

Shrimps

Which is another local word used for Capuchin monkeys?

Sapajou

What type of sea creature could be Hawksbill, Leatherback or Loggerhead?

Turtle

The extinct aurochs was the ancestor of what domestic animal?

Cow

The word edentate means which feature is lacking in anteaters?

Teeth

In E.B. White's book Charlotte's Web, what's the name of the pig hero?

Wilbur

What is the upper limit of depth for finding the Dumbo Octopus in the ocean?

400m

How many centimeters long is the average Antarctic krill?

6cm

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The jaguar is the only native North American cat which does what?

Roar Click to see the answer

What is the average number of eggs laid by a great grey owl?

3

What is the name of the famous movie about a great white shark?

Jaws

The olfactory bulb helps great whites do what?

Smell

The anglerfish family was first recognised in which century?

19th

What do herring eat?

Plankton

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How long does a herring egg take to hatch?

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Herring is a good source of which vitamin in the human diet?

D

The guanaco is found on which continent?

South America

What is one of the main threats to glass frog habitats?

Deforestation

There are how many subspecies of the goatfish?

60

Which mammal has been known to prey on young Harris hawks?

Coyote

What substance is the hagfish's teeth made from

Keratin

The Natterjack is an endangered British variety of what sort of animal?

Toad

An adult great white weighs around how many kilos?

3000kg

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The bee hummingbird lives on which Caribbean island?

Cuba Click to see the answer

Which of these is a collective noun for a group of foxes?

Skulk

Barbastelle, Bechstein's and Natterer's are species of which mammal?

Bats

What word is used to describe fish which swim in shoals all of the time?

Obligate

At which age does a humpback whale reach full size?

10 years

How long is a hairy angler fish?

15cm

In the wild, a hammerhead shark can grow to be how many feet long?

20 feet

What color is the grey whale?

Grey

How many hearts does a hagfish have?

4

Which sort of water does the goatfish live in?

Saltwater

Female guanacos usually give birth to how many young each spring?

1

What name is given to the group of jellyfish which sting?

Medusae

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Which part of the glass frog is transparent, giving it its name?

Skin Click to see the answer

The coat of arms of which South American country features two jaguars?

Guyana

As well as in North America, the great grey owl is also found in which country?

Russia

It is thought that fish form shoals to assist which type of feeding behaviour?

Foraging

Babby hummingbirds stay in the nest for how many weeks?

3

Great grey owls were first formally described and classified in which century?

18th

During migration, humpback whales are known to travel how many miles?

16,000

The extinct eohippus was an ancestor of what domestic animal?

Horse

Which facial feature protects the guanaco's eyes from dust?

Eyelashes

Which type of owl preys on Harris hawks?

Great horned owl

What eight-legged insect is a popular glass frog snack?

Spider

What is the maximom weight of an adult hummingbird?

20g

The gavial or gharial is an Indian relative of what reptile?

Crocodile

What is the other name for the claws of the great grey owl?

Talons

The hairy angler is so rare that there are only how many specimens in museums worldwide?

17

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North Atlantic stocks of herring collapsed in which decade?

1960s Click to see the answer

The hairy angler fish was first caught in waters off which island group?

Cape Verde

What is the name for a group of hammerhead sharks?

School

A new species of glass frog was found in the Talamanca mountains in which country in 2012?

Costa Rica

What color is a great white shark?

Grey

Brown hyenas live in which large African desert?

Kalahari

The glass frog can live how many years in the wild?

14 years

What feature on a fox's face helps them find their way around?

Whiskers

How many species of fox are there?

21

What shape is a goatfish tail?

Forked

Which man-made feature proves dangerous to Harris hawks?

Power lines

Glass frogs only descend to ground level at what time of year?

Mating Season

What is the collective noun for a group of hummingbirds?

Charm

What is the conservation status of the jaguar in the wild?

Near Threatened

The muscles in which part of the jaguar's body are strong, compared with other cats?

Jaw

A female spotted hyena is how much heavier than a male?

10%

Which percentage of fish species shoal all of their lives?

25%

What nickname is given to Harris hawks because of their hunting behaviour?

Wolves of the sky

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Glass frogs primarily live on which type of plants?

Trees Click to see the answer

Of which Canadian province is the great grey owl the emblem?

Manitoba

What color is the arctic fox?

White

There are how many subspecies of hyena?

4

How fast can a spotted hyena run?

37mph

How many eggs does a female glass frog typically lay?

20 to 30

What do hummingbirds feed on?

Nectar

The dodo, which became extinct in the 17th century, was native to what island?

Mauritius

What is the name for the sensing tentacles used to navigate and sense food?

Barbels

There are around how many species of hermit crab worldwide?

1100

What color is the fur of the guanaco?

Brown

Where on a goatfish are the barbels located?

Chin

Which sense are hummingbirds lacking?

Smell

What is a baby great white shark called?

Pup

Grey whales were protected from commercial whaling in which century?

20th

Great white sharks can swim up to which speed?

15 mph

What color are a Harris hawk's legs?

Yellow

What was the nickname given to the grey whale by 19th century whalers?

Devilfish

The grey whale falls into which class of animals?

Mammal

The largest humpback whale ever measured was how many feet long?

89 feet

A hermit crab is which type of animal?

Crustacean

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The Fennec Fox lives in which large desert?

Sahara Click to see the answer

Great white sharks can live to what age?

70 years

Which of the senses is improved by the hammerhead shark's oddly shaped head?

Sight

Pygmy three-toed, Maned, Pale-throated and Brown-throated are species of what mammal?

Sloth

What name is given to a large group of jellyfish?

Bloom

Hagfish have a skull, but what other major structure is lacking?

Spine

Guanaco populations also exist on which South American islands?

Falkland Islands

What sort of diet does a hyena have?

Carnivorous

What is the average age of a fully-grown grey whale?

44-48 feet

In which river's basin are most glass frogs found?

Amazon

The man-of-war jellyfish is named after which European country?

Portugal

What type of diet does a Harris hawk have?

Carnivorous

La Mancha, Tennessee Fainting and Nigerian Dwarf are varieties of what animal?

Goat

Unlike most cats, what does the jaguar love?

Water

On an average day, a hummingbird consumes food weighing how many times its body weight?

2 times

What nickname is often given to herring?

Silver of the sea

What is a black jaguar often known as?

Panther

What color is the upper side of the herring's body?

Blue

Which fish family is the hairy angler fish part of?

Fanfins

Hagfish are part of the Agnatha class, for fish without what body part?

Jaw

What is the average lifespan of a Harris hawk in the wild?

11 years

How many species of hammerhead shark are there?

9

What is it called when humpback whales jump out of the water?

Breaching

The guanaco is found in which mountain range?

Andes

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What is the largest of the species of hyena?

Spotted Click to see the answer

Siskin, Redpoll, Linnet and Twite are varieties of which British bird?

Finch

What does the hagfish produce to ward off predators?

Slime

Most jaguars are found in the basin of which river?

Amazon

Carrion and hooded are species of which bird?

Crow

What color are the feathers of a Harris hawk?

Brown

What is the shape of a herring's tail?

Forked

What color is the beak of a great grey owl?

Yellow

How long is a grey whale calf when it is born?

13 feet

How many people are stung by a Portuguese man-o-war jellyfish in Australia each year?

10,000

In which body of water are the largest lion's mane jellyfish found?

Arctic Ocean

What is a typical food for a great grey owl?

Vole

Hammerhead sharks can give birth to how many pups in a litter?

56

What word is used for fish who only come together in shoals occasionally?

Facultative

A female herring can lay how many eggs at one time?

40,000

What is the global breeding population of the great grey owl?

190,000

The Spectacled Bear is native to which continent?

South America

Gossamer is a fine stringy substance made by which creatures?

Spiders

What animal family do great white sharks fall into?

Fish

Some jellyfish have bioluminescent organs which means they can do what?

Glow in the dark

Araucanian herring are found off the coast of which continent?

South America

How many different types of glass frogs are there?

60

Foxes live on every continent except which one?

Antarctica

Some hermit crabs can live in the stems of which fast-growing plant?

Bamboo

The hyena is native to which continent?

Africa

What are the string like parts on a hairy angler fish called?

Sensory filaments

What is the hyena's main predator?

Humans

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The guanaco is a close relative of which other South American mammal?

Llama Click to see the answer

Hummingbirds are only found on which continent?

North America

What is a baby guanaco called?

Chulengo

What shape are a hammerhead shark's teeth?

Triangular

What is the name of the humpback whale's layer of fat which keeps it warm?

Blubber

How many eyes does a box jellyfish have?

24

Animals called fossa's are only found on which island in the Indian Ocean?

Madagascar

Which family of fish does the herring belong to?

Clupeidae

In which type of water would you find hairy angler fish?

Deep water

Some goatfish have the ability to change what about them?

Colour

What is the only natural predator to the humpback whale?

Killer whale

Which other type of whale is the grey whale's only natural predator?

Killer whale

In which year was the grey whale take off the US endangered species list?

1994

What color is the tip of a red fox's tail?

White

What is the name given to the energy saving benefits which fish gain from swimming in a shoal?

Hydrodynamic

A hermit crab from which South American country is one of the world's smallest?

Ecuador

What color is the body of the glass frog?

Green

How many attacks on humans have been recorded by hammerhead sharks in the past 450 years?

17

What is the name given to the baby form of a frog which hatches from the egg?

Tadpole

How many weeks does it take a goatfish larvae to develop fully?

8

The Cuban bee hummingbird only weighs how many grams?

2g

In captivity, what is the upper lifespan of a hyena?

25 years

There are how many humpback whales in the world's oceans?

80,000

Panthera onca paraguensis is the type of jaguar found in which country?

Paraguay

What do the nematocysts on a jellyfish's tentacles produce?

Sting

How old is a hyena cub when it leaves its mother?

2 years old

How many eggs does a female hummingbird lay?

2

Where would you find a Harris hawk's talons?

Feet

What percentage of hummingbird species are vulnerable to extinction?

15%

The largest goatfish can grow to how many feet long?

2

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How many pectoral fins does the great white shark have?

2 Click to see the answer

What do guanacos do when stressed or annoyed?

Spit

What is the other name for the hagfish?

Slime Eel

What are the black spots on a jaguar's fur known as?

Rosettes

Which is a common color for hermit crabs?

Red

The female hairy angler fish is how many times bigger than the male?

10 times

A black jaguar has a condition with which name?

Melanism

Hagfish are closely related to which other similar fish?

Lamprey

What hunting method employed by dolphins involves forcing shoals of fish into shallow water?

Corralling

What is the name for the head of a hammerhead shark?

Cephalofoil

A female hermit crag carries how many fertilised eggs with her until they hatch?

200

Harris hawks often hunt in groups of how many birds?

5

How heavy in tons is an adult gray whale?

40 tons

Part of the great grey owl's biological name is Nebulosa, meaning what in Latin?

Misty

The bicolor goatfish is burgundy and which other color?

Yellow

Carcharodon carcharias is the scientific name for which large fish?

Great White Shark

How many pairs of legs does a hermit crab have?

5

The dorsal fin is found on which part of the humpback whale?

Back

The great grey owl is mainly found in which country?

Canada

What substance are rhino horns made of?

Keratin

A great white can detect one drop of blood in how many gallons of water?

25

What color is the top of the Harris hawk's tail?

White

A skin stung by jellyfish can be washed with what to take the pain away?

Vinegar

The hairy angler fish was first discovered in which decade?

1990s

How many species of hagfish are there?

76

What spiky plant does the guanaco eat when grass is scarce?

Cacti

The guanaco is a member of which biological family?

Camels

In captivity, what is the upper lifespan of a hermit crab?

20 years

What is a baby hyena called?

Cub

What is the wingspan in meters of a Harris hawk?

1 metre

Which shape of shoal is commonly formed to ward off predators?

Ball

The bat-eared fox lives on which continent?

Africa

Strawberry hermit crabs are found in which body of water?

Pacific

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Grey whales filter their food through which structures rather than teeth?

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What is the main reason why fish form shoals?

Defence

Which poisonous creature is eaten as food called Fugu in Japan?

Pufferfish

Fox hunting with dogs was banned in England and Wales in which year?

2005

What is the name for a baby hammerhead shark?

Pup

What color is the hairy angler fish?

Brown

Living hagfish are very similar to fossil examples from how many million years ago?

300 million

Which animal has the Latin name of Felis domesticus?

Cat

How many teeth does a great white shark have?

300

The hyena's calls and wails are ofren interpreted as what?

Laughter

What is the scientific name of the grey whale?

Eschrichtius robustus

Humpback whales have a calf every how many years?

2 to 3

Which big cat is the main predator of the guanaco?

Puma

What word is sometimes used in the United States for herring?

Spray

What color is the belly of a hammerhead shark?

White

What is the name given to a whole smoked herring?

Kipper

How many of the 76 species of hagfish has been successfully bred in captivity?

1

Hagfish can be found to what depths in the ocean?

5,600 feet

How many different sounds can a fox make?

40

Hummingbirds are the only birds which can fly in which direction?

Backwards

What two colors is a killer whale?

Black and White

What is the name for a group of great white sharks?

School

What vitamin gives the strawberry hermit crab its color?

Carotene

The average wingspan of the great grey owl is up to how many inches?

60 inches

What is the name for the hermit crab's front legs, used for grabbing?

Pincers

The hairy angler fish lives in a part of the ocean so deep it is known as what zone?

Dark zone

What do jellyfish eat?

Plankton

How many people die in South East Asia each year after being stung by a box jellyfish?

100

What is the name of the small creatures which form a large part of the humpback whale's diet?

Krill

A humpback whale calf can drink how many litres of milk per day?

600 litres

What other animal might be prey for a Harris hawk?

Rat

What is the name of the world's largest jellyfish?

Lion's mane

Which north Atlantic fish forms mega-shoals with billions of individuals?

Herring

A hyena clan can grow to how many members?

80

What color are the eyes of a great grey owl?

Yellow

Which part of the hammerhead shark is a delicacy in some parts of the world and made into soup?

Fin

Which key organ is not found in a jellyfish?

Brain

A hermit crab colony usually contains how many animals?

100

Which type of hummingbird is the smallest bird in the world?

Bee hummingbird

Despite the name, the Harris hawk is more closely related to which type of bird?

Buzzard

What is the bicolor goatfish also known as?

Dash and Dot

What percentage of hagfish species are at an elevated risk of extinction?

12%

Hagfish are known for eating what type of food?

Carcasses

The guanaco is found from sea level to how many meters up in the mountains?

5000 metres

The goatfishes are part of which animal family?

Mullet

Which part of the hairy angler can expand, allowing it to eat prey which is bigger than it is?

Stomach

Whay type of fish is the favorite food of the hammerhead shark?

Stingray

What is the world's smallest species of fox?

Fennec

Humpback whale songs can be heard how many miles away?

20 miles

A male great white shark is sexually mature at what age?

9 years old

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What is the name for a group of humpback whales?

Pod Click to see the answer

What is the hagfish's skull made from?

Cartilage

One species of hermit crab is named after which red fruit?

Strawberry

The hairy angler fish is found between which depths in the ocean?

900 to 1250 metres

What name is given to the behaviour where a shoal of fish attacks a predator?

Mobbing

What is the name for a newly hatched young herring?

Larva

There are how many adult guanacos in South America?

10 million

What is a female fox called?

Vixen

What is the name of the smallest species of hyena?

Aardwolf

Which country started to permit the hunting of guanacos in 2003?

Chile

Which mammal preys on young great grey owls?

Martens

Jellyfish are invertebrates, meaning they do not have what in their body?

Bones

Some of the larger types of glass frog can be how long?

3 inches

Which type of fishing vessel targets fish swimming in shoals?

Seiners

Humpback whales have baleen plates instead of which feature?

Teeth

Where do hermit crabs mate?

In the ocean

What is the length of a fully grown great white?

15 feet

What human activity has threatened the jaguar?

Poaching

What was the name of the weapon used by whalers used to catch grey whales?

Harpoon

Which word is used to describe a young chicken or turkey?

Poult

Glass frogs evolved transparent skin for which purpose?

Camouflage

What is the average weight of a female Harris hawk?

1kg

How many dorsal fins does a goatfish have?

2

Jenny is the name for which female animal?

Donkey

Llamas, alpacas and vicu├▒as come from which continent?

South America

What percentage of a jellyfish's body weight is water?

99%

What is the gestation period of a grey whale?

13.5 months

The fennec, native to North Africa, is what sort of mammal?

Fox

What is the name of the part of the goatfish's chin used for feeding on the bottom of the ocean?

Barbel

The jaguar is a large type of which animal?

Cat

There are only how many jaguars left in the wild?

15,000

What is the name of the large projection which extends from the angler fish's head and acts as a lure?

Esca

Which part of the hammerhead shark is used to make leather?

Skin

The word jaguar comes from a native language meaning animal which kills with one what?

Leap

What type of hunting involves a group of humpbacks blowing bubbles to force fish into a ball?

Bubble Net

How many cubs does a hyena usually have?

2 to 4

Captive great grey owls can live for how many years?

40

What is the main threat to the herring?

Overfishing

What is the current world population of grey whales?

20,000

What is the maximom weight in kilos of a great grey owl?

1.5kg

The The rufous hummingbird migrates annually from Mexico to which US state?

Alaska

Glass frogs are active at which time of day?

Night

Goatfish seach for food in which part of the ocean?

Sand

Which type of fox has the largest geographical range?

Red

How many times per second does a hummingbird flap its wings?

80

What do hermit crabs make their homes in?

Seashells

Until the early 20th century, grey whales were extensively hunted for which substance?

Oil

What word is used to describe a sea floor dwelling fish like the hairy angler fish?

Benthic

Where do foxes make their dens?

Underground

The basihyal is which part of the great white shark?

Tongue

The goatfish is a native of which ocean?

Pacific

Which island group off Florida is one of the best places to see hammerhead sharks?

Bahamas

What other name is often used for the Goatfish?

Surmullet

How many fox pups are in the average litter?

6

The jaguar belongs to which main animal group?

Mammals

Herring are closely related to which other similar fish?

Sardine

How many degrees is the hammerhead shark's field of vision?

360 degrees

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