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Animal Trivia I
- What is the better known name for a 'cavy'?
- The name of which animal means 'little armoured one' in Spanish?
- What are gnus better known as?
- What do 'ungulate' mammals possess?
- Which of the following four animals is the fastest: Kangaroo, lion, horse or hyena?
- What name is given to the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey?
- Which group of mammals get their name from the Latin word which means 'to chew over again'?
- Sometimes kept as pets, from which country do pot-bellied pigs originate from?
- Ornithorhynchus anatinus is the animal emblem of the state of New South Wales; what is it's better known name?
- What is the largest tree-dwelling animal?
- Which of these pairs of animals are most likely to meet in the wild: (a)a penguin and a polar bear, (b)a leopard and a cheetah, (c)a gorilla and an orang-utan, or (d)a lemur and a wallaby?
- Which large animal kills more people than any other animal in Africa?
- Guinea pig
- The platypus or duck-billed platypus
- A leopard and a cheetah
Animal Trivia II
- The word 'ursine' means relating to or resembling which type of animal?
- Which four letter word is sometimes used as the name of the biggest member of the oceanic dolphin family?
- What is a hare that is less than one year old called?
- Which animals name means 'earth pig' in Afrikaans?
- The duck-billed platypus is native to which country?
- What mammal, sometimes referred to as a mereswine, is a small toothed whale that is closely related to dolphins?
- Musth (pronounced must) is an annual condition characterized by high aggression in the male of which animals?
- What name is given to the smallest species of penguin?
- What precisely did Dian Fossey study in the mountain forests of Rwanda?
- Why is the basilisk lizard often known as the Jesus Christ lizard?
- Which animals' species name refers to its camel-like shape and its leopard-like colouring?
- Which animals are currently thought to be the best candidates for human organ donation?
- Orca (killer whale)
- A leveret
- The Fairy Penguin (sometimes known as the little blue penguin)
- Mountain gorillas
- Because it can walk on water
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