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Quirky Animal Quiz

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Quirky Animal Quiz

How well do you know elephants, camels, spiders and sharks? Take this quirky quiz and find out (answers start on page three)!


1. The little shrew looks harmless but it has a secret weapon. That secret weapon is:

a. Feces flinging

b. Poisonous saliva

c. Bitter oil secretions

d. Kung-fu


2. An elephant’s closest living relative is the:

a. Tapir

b. Manatee

c. Rock Hyrax

d. Snuffaluffagus


3. When a camel has been without water for days it can guzzle how many liters in under 10 minutes:

a. 10 liters

b. 20 liters

c. 60 liters

d. 100 liters


4. Most brands of lipstick contain:

a. Fish scales

b. Bone marrow

c. Jellyfish” jelly”

d. Snail mucous


5. Butterflies have taste buds in an unusual place, which is:

a. On their legs

b. On the tip of their wings

c. On the bottom of their wings

d. Along their abdomens

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Cherise Udell

Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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5:24AM PDT on Aug 16, 2013

thanks for sharing :)

9:47AM PDT on Aug 6, 2013

Totally enjoyable - thanks for the descriptive details. Reminds us that the world is wild and wonderful.

9:21AM PDT on Aug 6, 2013

Cool, thanks!

11:56AM PDT on Aug 5, 2013

Do you feel any different about lipstick now?

9:03PM PDT on Aug 3, 2013


11:34AM PDT on Aug 3, 2013


9:21AM PDT on Aug 3, 2013

Seems that Question #2 stumped people the most!

11:44PM PDT on Aug 2, 2013

Yeahhhh... I only missed the one of the elephant / hyrax... now I know!!
Thank you Cherise!!

5:35PM PDT on Aug 2, 2013


9:52AM PDT on Aug 2, 2013


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