Some of Earth's animals have been seen by only a few human eyes. How much do you know about the rarest creatures on the planet?
How many northern white rhinos exist?
The Tiger quoll is sometimes called what?
- tiger cat
- spotted lion
- razor-back cat
What kind of animal is a vaquita?
- a desert reptile
- a marine mammal
- a taco-shaped bird
When were vaquitas first discovered?
What is Poecilotheria metallica?
- a type of tarantula
- a bird
- a loud rock band
Where does the spoon-billed sandpiper breed?
The Saola is often called what?
- Chilean watergoblin
- African treehugger
- Asian unicorn
What was special about the saola when it was discovered in 1992?
- It was the first large mammal discovered in half a century.
- Its oil glands produce anti-cancer components.
- Its unique vision is new to science.
What solenodons look like?
What weird trait do Solenodons have?
- They are venomous.
- They have no fur.
- They are parasites.
Where does the bamboo lemur live?
What kind of animal is the Lycaon pictus?
- African wild dog
- Blue whale
How many toes per foot do African wild dogs have?
What was the length of the longest reported black rhino horn?
- about 2 feet
- about 3 feet
- about 5 feet
How do aye-ayes find their food?
- They jump on prey from tree perches.
- They knock on trees.
- They spray water at prey.
How many different species of pangolins exist?
On which two continents do pangolins live?
- Europe and Asia
- Africa and Australia
- Asia and Africa
What is special about the kakapo, a parrot found in New Zealand?
- It is not afraid of humans.
- Its feathers change from white to red as it ages.
- It doesn't fly.
How tall are adult kakapos?
The biggest species of leatherback turtles can reach what maximum weight?
- 1,500 pounds
- 2,300 pounds
- 2,800 pounds
True or False: Leatherback turtles give birth to live young.
How big are the eggs of a kiwi, flightless birds from New Zealand?
- a third of the female's body size
- a quarter of the female's body size
- half of the female's body size
What is a big threat to kiwi populations?
- human hunters
- predatory snakes
- cats and dogs
How many Javan rhinos are left in the world?
Fully grown, how much does a bumblebee bat weigh?
Where would you find the volcano rabbit?
What factor is decimating volcano rabbit populations?
- fur trappers
- habitat destruction
- fungal disease
Durrell's vontsira most closely resembles what animal?
Until being rediscovered in 1990, the Jamaican iguana had been considered extinct for how long?
- about 80 years
- about 40 years
- about 100 years
How many Hirola antelope exist in captivity?