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The Ultimate Dead Stingray Threat Quiz
by Staff
Although it is very unlikely that the sting of a dead stingray can kill a human being, they are still very dangerous creatures dead or alive. Take our quiz and learn more about stingrays.

Which naturalist and television host was killed by a stingray in September 2006?

  • Steve Irwin
  • Steve Carell
  • Steve Harvey

To which organ did Steve Irwin sustain a fatal injury caused by a stingray?

  • his brain
  • his intestines
  • his heart

The Dasyatidae family is comprised of about _____ species of stingrays.

  • 50
  • 70
  • 90

In which types of waters are stingrays usually found?

  • saltwater
  • shallow
  • both of the above

What is the usual food of stingrays?

  • shellfish
  • sharks
  • crocodiles

Stingrays use their stingers to:

  • capture prey
  • attack humans
  • defend themselves

Jellyfish have stingers that contain toxins used to:

  • capture prey
  • defend themselves
  • both of the above

A stingray has a _____ body.

  • large, flat
  • large, rounded
  • small, flat

If you are stung by a stingray, you should:

  • Soak the wound in cold water.
  • Seek medical attention.
  • Ignore it.

The danger from a stingray emanates from its:

  • head
  • tail
  • gills