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The Mammal Mania Quiz

From kangaroos to lemmings , bears to tigers better check what you know! 12 Questions.

 
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What is a young hare called?

  • Leveret
  • Pika
  • Pup
  • Kitten

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By which other name is an indri known?

  • Babatata
  • Babakoto
  • Babatutu
  • Babapopo

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What animal is traditionally used to find the precious fungi known as truffles?

  • Pig
  • Bloodhound
  • Ferret
  • Goat

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What special name is given to an otter's den?

  • Holt
  • Stop
  • Sett
  • Warren

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What is a numbat?

  • A marsupian mammal
  • A South American rodent
  • A Bee eating bat
  • A Fruit eating bat

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What is the burrow system of a badger called?

  • Latrine
  • Sett
  • Warren
  • Holt

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Many bats are described as crepuscular. What does crepuscular mean?

  • Active by dawn and dusk
  • Active by moonlight
  • Active in Summer
  • Active only in total darkness

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How many living species of rhinoceros are there?

  • Five
  • Two
  • Seven
  • Four

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The word rodent comes from the Latin verb rodere, describing which action that rodents do well?

  • Burrowing
  • Hidding
  • Gnawing
  • Breeding

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What food do gelada baboons specialize in eating?

  • Fruit
  • Termites
  • Nuts
  • Grass

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The feisty African ratel goes by what other common name?

  • Hog badger
  • Wolverine
  • Honey badger
  • Mongoose

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Lemmings are described as subniveal animals. What does subniveal mean?

  • Living under snow
  • Unsociable
  • Scaly
  • Suicidal

 

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