Lots of people have cats and dogs, but a few adventurous pet owners crave something a little less common. Do you prefer a raccoon to a retriever or a squirrel to a Siamese cat? If so, test your knowledge with this quiz.
The<i> Tamandua tetradactyla</i> is sometimes kept as an exotic pet. What is the common name of this animal?
Which exotic pet is native to central and western Africa and can live up to 30 years?
This exotic pet will NOT thrive in temperatures over 78 degrees Fahrenheit (26 degrees Celsius) or in humidity over 40 percent.
True or false: The overpopulation of captive bred or exotic pet desert tortoises is managed by releasing them back into the wild.
Which exotic pet can live up to 100 years?
eastern box turtle
eastern boa constrictor
eastern cotton tail rabbit
Which exotic pet has the Latin name<i> Mustela putorius furo</i>, which translates to "smelly little thief"?
Which exotic pet can shed its tail if grabbed by a predator?
Which exotic pet is covered with roughly 7,000 quills?
This popular exotic pet excretes excess saline through its nostrils.
Which rare exotic pet was once a mascot for British military forces?
Which exotic pet is nicknamed the "honey bear"?
Which animal is kept as an exotic pet in parts of Asia but is illegal in the U.S.?
Which exotic pet lays 100 eggs or more in its nest?
Newts are often kept as exotic pets. Which animal class do newts belong to?
Which of the following exotic pets is an invertebrate?
True or false: Potbellied pigs, which are occasionally kept as exotic pets, are susceptible to sunburn.
Which exotic pet is native to the grasslands and open woodlands of North America?
For which exotic pet is a male called a buck and a female called a doe?
Which of the following exotic pets is a marsupial?
Smith's bush squirrel
Many species of tarantula are kept as exotic pets, so what type of diet do the spiders have?
Which exotic pet is native to the northern Sahara Desert?
Uinta ground squirrel
Which exotic pet has the scientific name <i>Lagostomus maximus</i>?
The newborn babies of this exotic pet are the size of a jelly bean.
Which of these exotic pets require an aquarium?
Which exotic pet is featured as the character Zazu in the movie "The Lion King"?
Which exotic pet often is used in medical research?
The females of which exotic pet develop eggs inside their bodies but give birth to live young?
Which activity cycle do hamsters follow?
True or false: Fainting goats do not actually lose consciousness.
This exotic pet can reach speeds of up to 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour) in the wild.