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If You Can Pass This Animal Trivia Quiz, You're Either A Zoologist Or You're Cheating

If you think penguins can fly, this quiz isn't for you.

  1. What's the first thing caterpillars eat after they hatch?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Its own shell

    Newly hatched caterpillars (referred to as larvae) typically get their first meal from their own eggshells.

    Via Disney/Pixar
  2. The trumpeter swan – North America's largest water fowl – weighs about how many pounds?

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    Wrong! 

    30 pounds

    The trumpeter swan weighs about 30 pounds. That's twice the weight of an average Thanksgiving turkey

    Via 20th Century Fox
  3. Which of the following animals is NOT nocturnal?

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    Wrong! 

    Sheep

    Skunks, leopards, and tigers are most active after the sun goes down but not sheep. They're fast bah-sleep.

    Via Aardman Animations
  4. Walrus can eat about how many clams in one day?

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    Wrong! 

    5,000 clams

    Adult walrus (or walruses – either spelling is considered correct) eat about 3% to 6% of their total weight per day.

    Via @arsenijevujovic
  5. What's a baby rabbit called?

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    Wrong! 

    Kit

    Baby rabbits are called kits, and a group of rabbits is called a herd!

    Via Disney
  6. Roughly, how many koalas stacked on top of one another would it take to reach the height of a male giraffe (aka, the world's tallest land animal)?

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    Wrong! 

    Seven koalas

    It would take seven koalas stacked on top of one another to measure up to the height of a male giraffe which can grow to be 19-feet tall!

    Via @stefanieshank
  7. Ants warn each other of danger by doing what?

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    Wrong! 

    Oozing chemicals

    They use chemical signals to communicate that something isn't right!

    Via @barcthedog via Giphy
  8. And lastly, which of the following options is NOT a type of penguin?

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    Wrong! 

    Waterland

    Emperor, Chinstrap, and Macaroni penguins are actually 3 of the 18 different species of penguin!

    Via Cartoon Network
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