25 Unique Animal Trivia Questions To Test Your Knowledge

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Do you consider yourself an animal lover? Do you think you are familiar with the natural world? Then you should have no troubles passing our special animal trivia challenge we’ve prepared for you today. Give it a try and check your answers at the bottom of this list! Here are 25 Unique Animal Trivia Questions To Test Your Knowledge!

25

How fast can the ostrich run?

ostrich Source: speedofanimals.com
24

Where does the Dalmatian dog breed come from?

DalmatianSource: dogtime.com
23

What food do China's endangered giant pandas subsist on almost entirely in the wild?

giant pandaSource: nationalgeographic.com
22

What color is the polar bear's skin?

polar bearSource: nationalgeographic.com
21

How fast can the hummingbird beat its wings?

hummingbirdSource: guinnessworldrecords.com

20

What order does the feared camel spider belong to?

camel spiderSource: camelspider.org
19

What are the only two mammals that lay eggs?

eggsSource: scientificamerican.com
18

What is the largest sea turtle species?

sea turtleSource: nationalgeographic.com
17

What are the star-nosed mole's tentacle-liked receptors called?

star-nosed moleSource: nationalgeographic.com
16

How much electricity can the electric eel discharge?

electric eelSource: msn.com
15

Can cockroaches fly?

cockroachSource: pest-control.com
14

What makes the sea horse different from almost all other species of the animal kingdom?

sea horseSource: telegraph.co.uk
13

What essential thing can the kangaroo rat go its entire life without?

kangaroo rat Source: nationalgeographic.com
12

What is the world's largest living crocodile?

saltwater crocodileSource: nationalgeographic.com
11

How old is the world's oldest living tortoise?

Galapagos tortoiseSource: dailymail.co.uk
10

What unique ability is the South American basilisk lizard famous for?

South American basilisk lizardSource: nationalgeographic.com
9

What is the most dangerous and aggressive ant species?

bulldog antSource: guinnessworldrecords.com
8

What is the loudest animal on Earth?

blue whaleSource: nationalzoo.si.edu
7

How many words can a parrot learn?

parrotSource: petyak.com
6

Why is the scarlet jellyfish known as the eternal jellyfish?

scarlet jellyfishSource: cnn.com
5

What marine animal has been known to break fish tank glass with the strike of its powerful claws?

mantis shrimpSource: sciencealert.com
4

What insect is capable of hunting small snakes and even turtles?

giant water bugSource: bbc.co.uk
3

How long does it take for a saltwater pearl to form?

saltwater pearlSource: funtrivia.com
2

What behavior, originally thought to be human-only, was recently discovered in the Humpback whale?

Humpback whaleSource: mnn.com
1

What bird has the best sound-mimicking ability?

lyrebirdSource: nationalgeographic.com

Answers: 25 – up to 70 km/h (45 mph), 24 – Dalmatia Province, Croatia, 23 – bamboo, 22 – black, 21 – up to 200 times per second, 20 – Solifugae (neither spiders, nor scorpions), 19 – spiny anteater and duck-billed platypus, 18 – leatherback, 17 – Eimer’s organs, 16 – 600 volts of current, 15 – some species of cockroach (such as American and Australian cockroach) can fly, but most of them cannot, 14 – male pregnancy, 13 – water, 12 – saltwater crocodile, 11 – 185 years, 10 – walking on water, 9 – bulldog ant, 8 – blue whale (188 decibels), 7 – about 2,000 words, 6 – once old, it can morph back into its infant state and start a new life, 5 – mantis shrimp, 4 – giant water bug 3 – up to 20 years, 2 – altruism, 1 – lyrebird

 

 

Photos: 25. NicorOstrich Ngorongoro 05CC BY-SA 3.0, 24. Heinz Höfling, Dalmatiner 2CC BY-SA 3.0, 23. Rob (Flickr profile), Atlanta Zoo PandaCC BY 2.0, 22. Alan Wilson, Polar Bear – AlaskaCC BY-SA 3.0, 21. pixabay (public domain), 20. gailhampshire from Cradley, Malvern, U.K, Camel spider Solifugae sp – Flickr – gailhampshireCC BY 2.0, 19. User:MoondiggerSnapping turtle eggs mdCC BY-SA 2.5, 18. Bernard DUPONT from FRANCE, Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) (10630312543)CC BY-SA 2.0, 17. gordanramsaysubmissions via flickr, CC BY 2.0, 16. Steven G. JohnsonElectric-eelCC BY-SA 3.0, 15. publicdomainpictures.net (public domain), 14. pixabay (public domain), 13. wikimedia commons (public domain), 12. fvanrenterghem, Saltwater crocodileCC BY-SA 2.0, 11. Mfield, Matthew Field, http://www.photography.mattfield.comGalapagos giant tortoise Geochelone elephantopusCC BY-SA 3.0, 10. Marcel Burkhard/ Cele4www.tierlexikon.chPlumedbasiliskcele4 editCC BY-SA 1.0, 9. Patrick_K59, Black-headed Bull-Ant (Myrmecia nigriceps)CC BY 2.0, 8. noaanews.noaa.gov (public domain), 7-6. pixabay (public domain), 5. prilfish from Vienna, Austria, Mantis shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus)CC BY 2.0, 4-3. pixabay (public domain), 2. Whit Welles Wwelles14Humpback stellwagen editCC BY 3.0, 1. CSIRO, CSIRO ScienceImage 10356 Superb LyrebirdCC BY 3.0

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