Animals Quiz: Which animal...
See how much you know about Woodland Park Zoo animals.
1. Which animal does not stand up while sleeping?
Not quite right! Ostriches actually do not stand up while sleeping, AND did you know they also have three stomachs? Correct! And did you know ostriches have three stomachs?
2. Which of these cats live in a group?
Oops! Actually, lions live in groups consisting of about 15, called a pride.That's correct! A group of lions is called a pride. Prides consist of about 15 lions.
3. Which animal has nearly 97% of the same DNA as a human?
Not quite! The orangutan is one of humankind's closest relatives.Correct! The orangutan is one of humankind's closest relatives. Its name comes from the Malay words "orang" and "hutan," meaning "human of the forest."
4. Which of these individual animals has a unique scent, like a human fingerprint, that helps them recognize each other?
Oops! It's the Asian small-clawed otter. Did you know that otter pups are born toothless AND their eyes aren't opened for 40 days?That's right! In addition, otter pups are born toothless AND their eyes aren't opened for 40 days!
5. Which of these animals is the closest relative of the rhinoceros?
Not quite! It's the zebra! Fun fact: zebras can turn their ears in almost any direction to communicate their mood.You got it! Did you know that zebras can turn their ears in almost any direction to communicate their mood?
6. Which monkey has a multi-chambered stomach that helps it digest leaves and unripe fruit?
Not quite! The Colobus monkey is the one with a multi-chambered stomach. Did you know that their newborns are pure white and their black fur appears weeks later?Yes! In addition, Colobus monkey newborns are pure white—their black fur doesn't appear for several weeks!
7. Which bird's beak contains comb-like structures that allow it to filter water for food, much like a baleen whale?
Not exactly! The bird is the Chilean flamingo. Did you know that flamingo feathers lose their beautiful coloration once the bird molts?That is correct! Also, did you know that flamingo feathers lose their beautiful coloration once the bird molts?
Visit and learn more about these animals all year long at Woodland Park Zoo