Take the following Nature and Wildlife quiz and test your knowledge on the diverse creatures and wildlife that inhabit the earth.
The Red Tail Lemur is endemic to which country?
Lemurs are a type of primate that is endemic to the island of Madagascar. Today there are around 100 species of Lemur.
Growing to a length of up to 3 metres (10 feet), The Komodo Dragon is the largest living lizard. Which country is their natural habitat?
Komodo Dragons mainly inhabit the islands of Komodo, Flores and Rinca in Indonesia and are the world's largest species of Lizard. Komodo dragons hunt by ambushing their prey mainly, birds, and mammals and then giving them a venomous bite.
The Giant Tortoise is one of a number of species on the The Galapagos Islands which influenced Charles Darwin on his Theory of Natural Selection. In which ocean are the islands located?
The Galapagos Islands is a volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean about 1000 miles off the coast of Equador. Ever since Charles Darwin visited the islands it is considered one of the world's best destinations for seeing wildlife in their natural habitat.
What animal can be seen in the photograph below?
The red panda, known also as the lesser panda, is a mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. They eat mainly bamboo but may also feed on eggs, birds, and insects and are predominately active from dusk to dawn.
With a wingspan of up to 25cm (9.8 inches), what is the name of the world's largest species of Butterfly?
The Queen Alexandra's Birdwing Butterfly, the largest species of Butterfly in the world, can be found only in the forests of Oro Province in Eastern Papua New Guinea. It is considered an endangered species.
Found in Northern Africa, what species of fox is in the photogrpah?
Recognizable by their distinctively large ears, which are used to dissipate heat, the Fennec Fox is a small nocturnal fox that can be found in the Sahara Desert of North Africa.
In which state of the USA can you not find Bald Eagles in the wild?
The Bald Eagle is a bird of prey found in North America and is the nation's emblem due to its majestic look, long life and strength.
The Firefly depends mostly on which sense to attract a mate?
Commonly called Fireflies, these insects are in fact winged beetles. They acquired the name Firefly due to their use of bioluminescence to attract mates or prey.
The okapi is a giraffid artiodactyl mammal native to which African country?
The Okapi is native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and although its striped markings are reminiscent of zebras, it is most closely related to the giraffe.
Where in the world is Polar Bears' natural habitat?
The polar bear is the world's largest carnivorous land animal and is native to the area within the Arctic Circle and the Arctic Ocean. Because of their dependence on sea ice, they are classified as Marine Mammals and Ringed Seals and Bearded Seals make up most of their diet. Due to Climate Change and the resulting loss of habitat Polar Bears are now classified as a vulnerable species.