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Q. What is the collective name for a group of lions?

Reveal Answer

A. A pride.

Q. What are the only two mammals that lay eggs?

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A. The spiny anteater and the duck billed platypus.

Q. What kind of animal is a Komodo dragon?

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A. A lizard.

Q. Which bird has the largest wingspan of any living bird?

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A. The wandering albatross.

Q. True or false - the python is a poisonous snake?

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A. False.

Q. What type of animal is a Mexican hairless?

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A. A dog.

Q. What kind of creature is a Portuguese man o' war?

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A. A jellyfish.

Q. How many legs does a lobster have?

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A. 10.

Q. What type of animal is a Flemish giant?

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A. A rabbit.

Q. Which creatures produce gossamer?

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A. Spiders.

Q. What is a palmiped?

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A. Any bird with webbed feet.

Q. From which animal is mohair obtained?

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A. The angora goat.

Q. Whereabouts do demersal fish live in the sea - near the top, near the middle or near the bottom?

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A. Near the bottom.

Q. How many arms do most starfish have?

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A. Five.

Q. Which large mammal's tail is so strong it can stand on it and lift its hind legs off the ground?

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A. The kangaroo.

Q. What is a cabbage white?

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A. A butterfly.

Q. What is the natural habitat of arboreal animals?

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A. In or amongst trees.

Q. What is the scientific name for the trunk of an elephant?

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A. Proboscis.

Q. Which ape gets its name from the Malay word meaning "man of the forest"?

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A. The orangutan.

Q. How is the domestic cavy better known?

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A. As the guinea pig.

Q. What are the male honey bees called that are the only members of the colony allowed to mate with the queen?

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A. Drones.

Q. Which adjective is used to describe a horse with two different colored patches, usually black and white?

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A. Piebald.

Q. Which is the largest mammal in the world?

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A. The blue whale.

Q. How many humps does a bactrian camel have?

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A. Two.

Q. What type of animal is a basenji?

Reveal Answer

A. A hunting dog.

Q. Which is the largest living bird?

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A. The ostrich.

Q. What kind of animal is a karakul?

Reveal Answer

A. A sheep.

Q. "Murder" is the collective noun for a group of which bird?

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A. Crows.

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