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Quiz I

  1. The Zoological Society of London was founded in April 1826 by which British statesman? (Hint: he was best known for his founding of Modern Singapore)

  2. London Zoo, the world's oldest scientific zoo, is located in which Royal Park?
  3. Snowflake was a famous albino gorilla in which European city's zoo?
  4. Which zoo and safari park is located near Dunstable in Bedfordshire?
  5. What was the name given for a collection of captive animals, kept for display, before the term zoological garden came into usage?
  6. Which well known London Zoo resident of the 60s and 70s is commemorated by a bronze statue near the zoo's main entrance?
  7. The most prominent collection of exotic animals in medieval England, created as early as 1204 by King John I, were housed in which building?
  8. What was the name of the female giant panda that became start attraction at London Zoo in the late 1960s?
  9. In 1853, London Zoo opened the world's first what?
  10. Amazon World Zoo is located in which part on the United Kingdom?
  11. Which type of animal caused a nationwide sensation when he escaped for 12 days in March 1965 from London Zoo?
  12. Which zoo located within a borough of New York City, is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States?
  13. In the 1840s, an animal named Obaysch was the first kind of what animal to be seen in Britain since prehistoric times?
  14. Which zoo, the most-visited zoo in Europe, is also known for Bao Bao the Giant Panda and Knut the polar bear?
  15. What sort of animal was Ken Allen, who came to be known as 'the hairy Houdini', for his many escapes from San Diego Zoo throught the years?
  16. Sir Nils Olav, the only knighted penguin in the world, is a famous resident of which British Zoo?
  17. On May 28, 2016, the shooting of a gorilla made world headlines after a three-year-old boy climbed into its enclosure at which American zoo?


  1. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
  2. Regent's Park
  3. Barcelona's
  4. Whipsnade
  5. Menagerie
  6. Guy the Gorilla
  7. Tower of London
  8. Chi Chi
  9. Public aquarium
  10. Isle of Wight
  11. An eagle (Goldie the Eagle)
  12. The Bronx Zoo
  13. Hippopotamus
  14. Berlin Zoo
  15. An orangutan
  16. Edinburgh Zoo
  17. Cincinnati Zoo

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