Hunting animals for sport or food and displaying a preserved part of their bodies as a souvenir is called hunting trophies. To some, trophy hunting is an important wildlife conservation tool, while for others it’s just slaughtering animals for fun. Take our quiz to learn more about hunting trophies.
What is a hunting trophy?
a reward for hunting
a body part of a hunted animal kept as a memorial
each of the above
Which of the following is not a hunting trophy?
carcass of a slaughtered animal
skin of a slaughtered animal
head of a slaughtered animal
What are hunting trophies used for?
both of the above
A taxidermist is a person:
skilled in cleaning, dressing and mounting animals
skilled in hunting
skilled in selling hunting trophies
Wildlife populations gradually declined in the:
What kind of animals do modern hunters avoid killing?
large male animals
Trophy hunting is a ________ process of hunting wild animals.
What is an important aspect of trophy hunting?
It controls animal populations.
It is a wildlife conservation and management tool.
It is used to feed people.
Which of the following animals was put on the threatened species list by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service?
When were polar bears added to the threatened species list?
When was the hunting of polar bears banned in the U.S.?
Which of the following is not a big game trophy animal in North America?
The Big Five refers to the five most dangerous animals to hunt in:
Which of the following animals is not included in the Big Five of Africa?
Taxidermy is the art of:
preserving dead animals for hunting trophies
preserving dead animals for study
both of the above
Alaska big-game hunting for the Kodiak bear can cost up to:
Which U.S. agency issues trophy hunting licenses?
Department of Natural Resources
Department of Homeland Security
In the 1700s, which chemical was used to preserve museum specimens?
What is canned hunting?
hunting of animals in the wild
none of the above
What has reduced the number of Kodiak bears of Alaska?