Animals and Nature Trivia Quiz IIPrintable Animal Trivia Questions
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Apart from the giraffe itself, what is the only living member of the family "Giraffidae"?
Okapi - The Okapi is native to the northeast Congo in Central Africa.
Featured on the Canadian $1 coin, what type of creature is a "loon"?
Bird - The Canadian Loonie coin was introduced in 1987.
How many toes does a rhinoceros have on each foot?
Three - There are two rhino species that are native to Africa and three that are native to Southern Asia.
What animal provides milk, meat and leather to herders in Mongolia?
Yak - Yaks are herd animals found throughout the Himalaya region of south Central Asia.
What is the young of a crane fly called?
Leatherjacket - Crane flies can be found worldwide.
Founder of Chester Zoo, whose life was dramatised in the 2014 BBC drama "Our Zoo"?
a. George Mottershead
b. Charles Darwin
c. Peter Scott
d. David Attenborough
George Mottershead - Chester Zoo opened to the public on June 10th, 1931.
Which of these luxury car manufacturers does NOT feature an animal in their logo?
Maserati - Maserati is an Italian luxury car manufacturer established in 1914.
Which of the following is not a type of snake?
c. Pit Viper
Skink - Pit Vipers are venomous snakes found in Eurasia and the Americas.
What type of Goose is also called a Nene?
a. Hawaiian goose
b. Chinese goose
c. Cape Barren goose
d. Greylag goose
Hawaiian goose - The Nene is the official bird of Hawaii.
Which of the following animals is not a member of the genus arthropoda?
Sharks - There are over 500 species of sharks worldwide.
What is the collective noun for a group of dolphins?
Pod - Dolphins are closely related to whales and porpoises.
Some "night butterflies" have ears on their wings to help avoid which type of animal?
b. Other Butterflies
Bats - Depending on the species, butterflies in their adult stage can live from a week to nearly a year.
The Angora goat produces what coveted substance?
d. Liver Pate
Mohair - A single goat can produce up to five kilograms of mohair per year.
In the stories of Beatrix Potter, what type of animal is Mrs Tiggy-Winkle?
b. Guinea pig
Hedgehog - Beatrix Potter authored the Tale of Peter Rabbit.
Before their extinction in the 17th century, dodos were native to which modern-day country?
Mauritius - Mauritius is an island that is located east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.
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