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Wildlife Quiz

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In the lead-up to World Wildlife Day on March 3, find out how much you know about the amazing animal kingdom.

1. What counts for 99% of a panda’s diet?
A. Bamboo
B. Small rodents
C. Insects

2. What colour is a new-born flamingo?

A. Grey
B. Pink
C. White

3. Which birds can fly backwards?

A. Finches
B. Hummingbirds
C. Chickens

4. Which reptile can shoot blood from its eyes?
A. Horned lizard
B. Solomon Island skink
C. Flying gecko

5. How long can koalas sleep per day?
A. 8 hours
B. 12 hours
C. 22 hours

6. What is a group of parrots known as?
A. A pandemonium
B. A flamboyance
C. A kaleidoscope

7. How much does a blue whale weigh?
A. Just under 100,000 kilogrammes
B. Up to 180,000 kilogrammes
C. Nearly 280,000 kilogrammes

8. What colour is a polar bear’s tongue?
A. Pink
B. Blue
C. Brown


9. Which mammal has the thickest fur?
A. Sea otter
B. Polar bear
C. Australian shepherd

10. What is the fastest land animal on the planet?
A. Cheetah
B. Ostrich
C. Springbok

11. How long do young elephants stay with their mothers?
A. 3 years
B. 5 years
C. 7 years

12. How long does it take a grey-headed albatross to circle the globe?
A. 30 days
B. 46 days
C. 80 days

13. Which of these ‘fish’ is actually a fish?
A. Jellyfish
B. Swordfish
C. Crayfish

14. How many nerve endings are in a narwhal’s tusk?
A. Around 100,000
B. Up to 10 billion
C. More than 150 billion

15. Which animal produces a giggle-like sound when threatened?
A. Hyena
B. Baboon
C. Woodpecker

16. Which animal has the most powerful bite?
A. Great white shark
B. Orca
C. Crocodile


17. Which animal can live in extremes of both heat and cold?
A. Bactrian camel
B. Emperor penguin
C. Chuckwalla iguana

18. What do we call a leopard’s spots?
A. Rings
B. Rosettes
C. Medallions

19. How far away can a wolf smell its prey?
A. Almost 2 kilometres
B. Just over 3 kilometres
C. 5 kilometres

20. What’s the main difference between black and white rhinos?
A. Their colour
B. The shape of their lips
C. Their sleeping patterns

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