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National Geographic Quiz: Wild Life

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Episode “The Oceans”

What percentage of the Earth’s surface do the oceans cover?
About 70%

El Nino is a periodic shift of warm waters that operates in which ocean?

Which is the biggest ocean basin in the world, occupying about one third of the Earth’s surface?

What are ripples on the surface of the ocean caused by winds called?

What do coral reefs help protect the shoreline from?
Storm damage

What do you see?
Algae – Seaweed – Whales – Oil rigs

What continent is on the southern edge of the Pacific Ocean?

What splits the Pacific Ocean into the North and South Pacific Oceans?
The Equator

What area could easily fit into the waters of the Pacific?
All Earth’s land

What continent is on the western edge of the Pacific Ocean?

Cryptic Clue: Travel to the most tornado prone area in the world to find this episode
Episode "Natural Disasters" is found in America under the great lakes.

Episode “Natural Disasters”

The middle of a Hurricane is called the …

The Richter scale is used to measure the intensity of what?

Which hurricane hit New Orleans in 2005?

If forced to weather a storm which safety tip should you follow?
Get inside a safe building

Which of these is not a natural disaster?
Oil spill

What do you see?
Tornado – Earthquake – Wildfire – Tsunami

Which potentially disastrous event is not mentioned in the clip?
Tidal waves

Where can destructive events cause the most damage?
In populated areas

What preparation can sometimes help when a natural disaster occurs?
Early warning system

Which of these effects of natural disasters is not mentioned in the clip?
Crop destruction

Episode “Dangerous Weather”

What is a severe winter storm also known as?

Which of these is not a type of lightning?
Spiral lightning

Thick, pollution-laden fog in London was often known as…
Pea Soup

What is it called when water freezes into a thin transparent layer which doesn’t have many air bubbles trapped inside it?
Black Ice

What causes hypothermia?

What do you see?
Lightning strike – Tree in a storm – Rescue Workers – Overflowing river

What type of dangerous weather is mentioned that can cause power outages?

Which disaster can hot weather bring?

Which of these weather conditions is mentioned?
Torrential rain

What is dangerous weather described as in the clip?
Nature’s Fury

Cryptic Clue: Find this episode at the bottom of the famous waterfall on the Zambezi River.
Episode "Waterfalls" is found in Africa

Episode “Waterfalls”

Who is Angel Falls named after?
James Angel

Which of these is the highest waterfall in the world?
Angel Falls

What was Annie Edson Taylor the first person to do at Niagara falls?
Go over the edge in a barrel and live

What happened to Niagara Falls in the winter of 1848?
It stopped flowing due to an ice jam

Which is the biggest waterfall in North America?
Niagara Falls

What waterfall is mentioned in the Clip?
Angel Falls

Where is Angel Falls?
South America

After whom is Angel Falls named?
James Angel

What was James Angel’s Profession?

What do you see?
Niagara falls – Lake Baikal – Volga River – Lava Tubes

Episode “Extra Terrestrial”

What’s the name of this natural satellite?
The Moon

Which star is the closest to the Earth?
The Sun

What is the Moon?
Earth’s natural Satellite

What do you see?
Mars – The Moon – The Sun – A Meteorite

The Sun is a star?

The Sun is the only star in the solar system?

What is said to be “pulled by the moon” in the clip?
The sea

According to the clip, what are we constantly being bombarded by?

According to the clip, what could a meteor strike on Earth potentially do?
Wipe out life

What is the name for when a meteorite hits the Earth?

Episode “Swamps”

In the south-east United States, swamps are known as…

What plant is commonly found in African swamps?

A swamp is a commonly used term for a …

Which one is the odd one out?

What do you see?
Bog – Cypress Tree – Quicksand – Airboat

Manatee – Crocodile – Alligator – Hippopotamus

Which of the following is the odd one out?

Which of the following are found growing in acidic bogs?

Hammock – Mangrove – Everglades – Alligator

A tree island in the middle of a swamp is called a …

Episode “Life”

What is the most important element produced by plants?

What is the estimated percentage of the Earth’s oxygen that the Amazon produces?

Which of these are plants NOT responsible for?

What is the name of the process used by plants to create Oxygen?

One function of water is to …
Absorb carbon dioxide

On what continent, mentioned in the clip, can Sequoia trees be found?
North America

What famous reef is mentioned?
Great Barrier

Where is the Great Barrier Reef found?

According to the clip, what do forests and coral reefs provide homes for?

What do you see?
Bacteria – Star – Snow flakes – Algae

Episode “Canyons and Valleys”

Which of these is the name of a famous canyon in the United States?
Grand Canyon

Where is the Yarlung Zangbo Canyon (Tsangpo Gorge) located?

What is a deep, long and narrow valley with steep sides called?

A canyon can also be called a …

Canyons are formed by what natural process?

What do you see?
Tsangpo Gorge – Copper Canyon – Antelope Canyon – Colca Canyon

Which famous canyon is mentioned in the clip?
Grand canyon

What massive underwater trench is mentioned?
Mariana Trench

Where is the Grand Canyon located?

What causes canyons to be formed?

Episode “Mountains”

What is the name of this mountain?

Mountains are mainly formed…
At the boundaries of tectonic plates

What is the tallest mountain in the world, measured from sea level?
Mount Everest

What do you see?
Forest – Hiker – Mountain – Valley

What is the highest point on a mountain called?
The summit

Order from largest to smallest, base to summit
Mauna Kea – Mount Everest – Mount Kilimanjaro – The Matterhorn

Which New Zealander was the first person to scale Mount Everest?
Edmund Hilary

Who accompanied Edmund Hilary when he successfully scaled Mount Everest?
Tenzing Norgay

Mount Everest is the highest mountain, but what is the second?

In which year did Edmund Hilary successfully scale Mount Everest?

Episode “Ice”

At what temperature does water freeze?
0° C

What are rocks and boulders that were carried by, then deposited by glaciers called?

What do you see?
Icicle – A snow crystal – glacier – iceberg

What happens when water freezes?
It expands

What happens when ice forms on water?
It floats

What would happen if most of the glacial ice in the world were to melt?
The sea levels will increase

What is ice?
Frozen water

According to the clip, what can ice turn driving into?
A dangerous ballet

What shape are most ice crystals?

In what phenomenon can you sometimes see ice crystals?

Episode “Climate Change”

Which theory states that the Earth is gradually getting hotter en hotter?
Global warming

Which of the following is NOT a form of renewable energy?
Fossil fuels

What is the name for gas, liquid or solid waste that damage the environment?

What is the form of power generated by dead plants and creatures?
Fossil fuel power

What causes global warming?
Greenhouse gases

Which of these is one of the expected effects of climate change?
Rising sea levels

What animal mentioned might be speeding up climate change?

Which of these is not a renewable resource?
Fossil fuel

What part of the planet will climate change affect?
All of it

What do you see?
Skyscrapers – Oil Rig – Forest fire – Train

Episode “Canada”

What is the name of the ocean on the west coast of Canada?
Pacific Ocean

Name the world heritage site near Fort Macleod, Alberta?
Head-smashed-in-Buffalo Jump

Canada is the…
Second largest country in the world

What is Canada’s highest mountain?
Mount Logan

Canada’s most northerly point is …
Cape Aldrich

Canada’s longest river is …
Mackenzie River

Which of these is one of the Great Lakes?
Lake Superior

Which of these is a province in western Canada?
The Yukon

Which bay has the Labrador Peninsula to the east of it?
Hudson Bay

Yukon – Ontario – Nunavut – Quebec

Episode “Atmosphere”

What is a unit of atmospheric pressure also know as?

Which former Vice President is famous for campaigning for awareness of the dangers of climate change?
Al Gore

Which of these damage the atmosphere?

The Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis are caused by particles from which celestial object hitting our atmosphere?
The Sun

What is frozen moisture in the sky commonly known as?

What do you see?
It’s a buoy – it’s a meteor – it’s a weather balloon – it’s a kite

What is the atmosphere made up of?
Layers of gases

How does the atmosphere help life on our planet survive?
Holds in heat

Which layer of the atmosphere protects us from a lot of dangerous solar radiation?

What is the name of the famous layer within the stratosphere that absorbs much of the dangerous radiation?
Ozone layer

Episode “Deserts”

Which of these is the largest hot desert in the world?

Which of these is NOT a type of desert?
Shady Desert

Which of these is NOT a desert?

Rainshadow desert are so called because…
Mountains shield them from the rain clouds

How tall is the tallest sand dune in the world, from base to top?

What do you see?
Flower – Cactus – Lizard – Snake

Where is the Sahara Desert?
Northern Africa

Which continent is the Sahara Desert almost the same size as?

What temperature does the Sahara sometimes get at night?
Below freezing

What type of desert is the Sahara?

Episode “Creation”

When did the solar system form?
Around 4.5 billion year ago

What is the Sun made of?

Which of these shapes does the Earth most resemble?

What is the Moon made of?

What does Earth’s inner core consist of?
Iron nickel

What do you see?
Sun – Saturn (has ring system) – Jupiter (red spot) – Lava

Which of these is another name for Earth?

What two things that protect the Earth are mentioned?
Atmosphere and Magnetic field

The Earth is said to be what colour of planet?

How does the Sun help our planet?
Keeps it warm

Cryptic Clue: Find this episode by searching the giant African river that flows into the Mediterranean Sea.
Episode "Rivers" can be found in Egypt by the Nile.

Episode “Rivers”

What is the point called where a river empties into a large body of water?
The mouth

What is the longest river in Europe?

What is the beginning of a river called?
The source

What river is widely regarded as the longest river in the world?

What is the name for the sides of a river?

The Amazon River is the largest river in the world when measured by what criteria?

What ocean does the Amazon River flow into?

According to the narrative, what does the Amazon River reportedly not have?

Which of these animals is not mentioned in the clip?

What do you see?
Pacific Ocean – Lake Superior – Niagara Falls – Mississippi

Episode “The Equator”

Which of these oceans does the Equator NOT pass through?
Arctic Ocean

Which of these countries is NOT found on the Equator?

Which of these lakes is located on the Equator?
Lake Victoria

The latitude of the Equator is how many degrees?

Which of the following is Earth’s longest line of latitude?

At what time of day is the sun directly over the Equator?

How many times each year does the Sun pass vertically over the Equator?

In which months does the sun pass vertically over the Equator?
March and September

What are the vertical crossings of the Sun over the Equator known as?

Seasons along the Equator tend to be divided into which 2 categories?
Wet and dry

Cryptic Clue: This new episode can be found near the biggest lake in Africa.
Episode “Lakes” can be found on the big lake in Africa.

Episode “Lakes”

Lakes most often contain what type of water?
Fresh water

What Scottish lake allegedly has a monster living in it?
Loch Ness

Which is NOT a true fact about lakes?
They are part of an ocean

Which of these is NOT a type of lake?

Where are the Great Lakes?
North America

Which of these is the name of a saltwater lake?
Dead Sea

Which of these is the name of a freshwater lake?
Lake Victoria

Lakes are different from seas because they are surrounded by what?

Which of these is not a method by which lakes can be created?
Forest fire

What do you see?
Lake Victoria – Niagara Falls – Hoover Dam – Lake Huron

Episode “Natural Wonders”

What is the highest mountain in the Alps called?
Mont Blanc

Which of these is the largest coral reef system in the world?
Great Barrier Reef

What colour are the Cliffs of Dover?

Uluru can be found in which country?

Which South African mountain is named after its incredibly flat top?
Table Mountain

What colour are the cliffs mentioned in the clip?

Near which English town are the White Cliffs situated?

What material gives the White Cliffs of Dover their distinctive colour?

What are the corals in the Great Barrier Reef?
Living organisms

What do you see?
Fairy Chimneys – Sand Dunes – Redwood National Park – Giant’s Causeway

Episode “Volcano’s”

What is molten rock known as when under the Earth’s surface?

What is a dormant volcano?
One that could erupt in the future but is currently inactive

When a volcano can no longer erupt it is called…

A volcano that erupts often is called…

Which of these is a supervolcano?
Yellowstone Caldera

What do you see?
Iguana – Paraglider – Volcano – Man in a hazmat suit

Where are volcanoes generally found?
Alongside tectonic plates

Which volcanic eruption killed 57 people in 1980?
Mount St Helens

Mount Etna is a …
Active volcano

There are more than 500 …
Active volcanoes

Episode “Wild Russia”

How many continents is Russia on?

Kamchatka’s Brown bears like to feed on …

Which one is the odd one out?
Asiatic Lion

I’m on the ground – I am tall – I got shorter in 1955 – I am a vent for lava – A lot of dust and ash has come from me …
Bezymianny Volcano

What do you see?
Polar Bear – Snow Goose – Harp Seal – Caucasian Chamois

Caucasus – Siberia – Kamchatka – Urals

Chamois are related to which animal?

What do Caucasian Chamois have that allows them to move quickly on mountain faces?
Flexible hoof pads

What kind of Volcano is Bezymianny?

What are the biggest threats to the Caucasian Chamois?
Poaching and habitat loss

Episode “Earthquakes”

What is the name for the giant waves that can be caused by an earthquake?

An earthquake causes …

Earthquakes take place on and around what sort of lines?

How many earthquakes can be felt on Earth each year?
About 100,000

What is the name for a smaller earthquake that follows a larger one?

What do you see?
Houses – Avalanche – crack – Road

How often do earthquakes happen around the globe?
All the time

According to the clip, what can scientists not do with earthquakes yet?
Predict them

Why do we not feel all the earthquakes that happen on the Earth?
Most are too small

What do seismologists use to study earthquakes?

Episode “Continents”

On which continent would you find Cape Town, Congo and Egypt?

Which of these is not a continent?

What natural disaster, caused by continental plate movement, has his both San Francisco and Tokyo?

Eurasia is a combination of which two continents?
Europe and Asia

Which continent has the highest peak on Earth?

What do you see?
South America – Antarctica – North America – Australia

Tectonic plates are …
Constantly moving

What is one way of humans noticing the interactions between tectonic plates?

Plate tectonics is the name for the theory of …
Plate movement

What did the theory of plate tectonics used to be called?
Continental Drift

Episode “China”

Which ocean borders China on the east?
Pacific Ocean

What colour is the Giant panda?
Black and white

Which desert is found in China?

What sea borders southern China?
The South China Sea

Which island country does not border the China Sea?

Mountainous land makes up about a quarter of China?

China is the world’s second largest country?

China is located between the largest continent and the largest ocean?

China is the richest country in the world in terms of mineral resources?

What do you see?
Giant Panda – Tiger – Monkey – Camel

Episode “Caves”

How tall are the crystals found in the Giant Crystal Cave?

Which of these animals regularly sleeps and hibernates in caves?

What is a natural underground cavity called?

Erosion of a coastline by the sea can create what type of cave?
Sea cave

What is the odd one out?
Sink Hole

What material are caves normally formed in?

What are creatures that only live in caves known as?

Which of these animals is not mentioned in the clip?

What name is given to exploring caves for fun?

What do you see?
Crystal cave – Sea cave – Lava tube – Blue Grotto


Episode “Striking Snakes”

When do rattlesnakes use their rattle?
As a warning

Why are some cobras called “Spitting cobras”?
They can squirt venom

How do some non-venomous snake kill their prey?
With constriction

Kingsnake – Indian cobra – King cobra – Black Mamba

What is the main reason King cobras use their hoods?
To warn off predators

What do you see?
Rattlesnake – Flying Fox – King cobra – Boa constrictor

Which of the following is a well known record the King Cobra holds?
Longest venomous snake

The largest King Cobras are able to lift the front of their body off the ground and stand at the height of …
A man

What do King cobras do when they are preparing to lay eggs?
Make a nest

How much of their body can the King cobra raise off the ground at one time?
One third

Cryptic Clue: These horned creatures can be found near the driest place in Europe.
Episode “Horned Herbivores” can be found in the Pyrenees, border France/Spain.

Episode “Horned Herbivores”

It is common misconception that bulls are attracted by which colour?

The act of chewing Cud is known as … ?

What animals are fighting in the first clip?

What is the final animal in the clip?

In which of these countries are cows considered sacred?

Which country is famous for its bullfighting tradition?

The African buffalo is wild, while the Asian one is … ?

What do you see?
Bull – Moose – Deer – Giraffe

Sheep – Goat – Ox – Deer

Reindeer are known as Caribou in North America.

Episode “Wild Hogs”

Which family are wild hogs closely related to?
Domestic pigs

It is estimated that there are as many as 6 million wild hogs in North America; roughly how many can be found in Texas?
1.5 million

What distinguishes Eurasian wild hogs from domestic pigs?
They have longer hair and are bigger

Why do wild hogs pose a threat to farmers?
They destroy crops

Why do wild hogs bathe in mud?
To keep cool

What do Javelinas like to eat the most?
Prickly pear cacti

Order these hogs from largest to smallest!
Feral hog – domestic pig – red river hog – javelina

What do you see?
Domestic pig – domestic dog – domestic cat – wolf

Razorback hog – domestic dog – wolf – Javelina

What noises do hogs make?
Grunts and squeals

Episode “Flying Stingers”

What shape is a cell of a honeycomb in a Honey bee’s hive?

Which fact is NOT correct about the drone honey bee?
They are smaller than worker bees

Why is a bee’s body covered in hair?
To help collect pollen

A hornet is a type of …

All bees, wasps and hornets are what?

What do you see?
Common wasp – bumble bee – honey bee - spider wasp

Which of these is a hornet’s main weapon?

What can hornets ‘tag’ their enemies with?

What does the hornet’s ‘alarm signal’ make other hornets do?

Where is it especially dangerous to be tagged by a hornet’s alarm signal?
Near a nest

Episode “Scuttling Scorpions”

How many parts is the scorpion’s body divided into?

Which American scorpion has been known to cause dangerous allergic reactions in human?
Arizona Bark scorpion

What animal class do scorpions fall under?

What do you see?
Arizona Bark scorpion – Tarantula – Cockroach – Camel spider

A scorpion has a pair of pincers that look similar to those of an …

A scorpion uses its tail to …

What do scorpions normally eat?

What do scorpions use to paralyse their prey?
A stinger

What do scorpions inject into their victims which turns them into liquid food?
Digestive enzymes

Where are scorpion’s digestive enzymes produced?
In their midgut

Episode “Rumbling Rhinos”

What term do some people use for a group of rhinos?

Which of these does a rhino NOT use its horn for?
Opening cans

How many toes does a rhino have on each foot?

How many species of Rhino are there?

I have a single horn – There are around 2000 of my kind left in the wild – I am found in India and Nepal – I can be 1.9 m tall – I am an Asian rhino.
Indian rhino

What do you see?
Javan rhino – White rhino – Sumatran rhino – Black rhino
White rhino

What is a rhino’s horn made off?

Besides in fingernails, where is keratin found?

Which of the following is something a female rhino would use her horn for?

What happens to a rhino’s horn when it is damaged?
It grows back

Cryptic Clue: This enormous city in India is just north of these fearsome animals.
Episode “Cunning Crocs” can be found in India.

Episode “Cunning Crocs”

What area are Nile Crocodiles from?
Nile Basin

In which of the following countries can the Orinoco Crocodile be found?
Colombia and Venezuela

What do Crocodiles eat to help them digest food?

What do you see?
Giraffe – Nile Crocodile – Hippopotamus – Zebra

Nile Crocodile – Cuban Crocodile – Gharial – Black Caiman

The Gharial is critically endangered?

What do male Nile Crocodiles do while waiting for their female’s eggs to hatch?
Patrol the area

How do male Nile Crocodiles discourage other crocodiles from entering their territory?
Roar loudly

Who guards the eggs of a Nile Crocodile?
Both parents

How do female Nile Crocodiles sometimes help their eggs hatch?
Roll them in their mouths

Episode “Gorilla Forest”

How do gorillas move around?
The knuckle walk

Where can gorillas be found in the wild?

How much can a male gorilla weigh?
200 kg

Gorrilas are the largest living …

What region do most gorillas live in?

What do you see?
Silverback gorilla – blackback gorilla – infant gorilla – chimpanzee

When comparing mountain gorillas to other gorillas, what record do they hold?
Longest and thickest hair

Why are mountain gorillas so hairy?
To keep warm

How is the attitude of mountain gorillas described in the clip?
Social and gentle

What do male mountain gorillas do to scare off threats?
Pound their chests

Episode “Biting Bats”

What makes bats unique in the class of mammals?
They can fly

Bats are sometimes unfairly called “Flying …”

What method do many species of bat use to help them hunt?
Sonar tracking

What food do Vampire bats famously eat?

What nasty disease do bats occasionally carry?

How do Vampire bats approach their prey?

What type of prey do Vampire bats normally feed from?

How do bats ingest blood?

How do Vampire bats choose a spot on its victim to bite into?
Nasal heat sensor

What do you see?
Bat eating frog – bat eating fruit – bat hunting insect – bat eating nectar

Episode “Aggressive Creatures”

Which of these is most likely to turn a hippopotamus aggressive?
Surprising it

Approximately how large is the wingspan of a Spectral Bat?

Why does the hippopotamus “yawn”?
To warn other animals away

Which animal group does this animal belong to? “hippopotamus"

Which animal group does this animal belong to? “grey picture, stone fish"

What do you see?
Boa constrictor – Arizona bark scorpion – porcupine – mosquito

What are male elephants known as?

Which of these is the aggressive period that male elephants sometimes enter into?

How long does musth normally last in a male elephant?
Several months

What chemical is said to make male elephants aggressive during musth?

Cryptic Clue: These massive creatures can be found near the largest mountain in Africa.
Episode “Never Forget Elephants” can be found east of the big lakes in Africa.

Episode “Never forget Elephants”

What was the name of the hairy extinct relative of the elephant?
Woolly mammoth

Why do elephants have big ears?
To help keep cool

What is the common name for the elephant’s nose?

What is the common name for the large, pointed teeth of the elephant?

What are elephant’s tusks made out of?

What do you see?
Elephant bathing – elephants drinking – elephant eating – baby elephant

How do elephants get water into their mouths?
Suck and spray with their trunks

Where is the pouch that elephants store water?

When is this pouch most useful, according to the clip?
When there’s no water nearby

According to the clip, what do elephants also do to keep cool?
Flap their ears

Episode “Dangerous Flora”

What name is used for these tall, thin and toxic plants?

Which of these is the name of a painful fungal infection?
Athlete’s Foot

Which of these is the odd one out?

What does the Venus Flytrap consume?

Which of these poisons do not occur naturally in plants?

Fungi reproduce by what method?

Facts: I can be found in the Americas – I eat insects – I “trap” my prey – I am named after God – I am carnivorous
Venus Flytrap

What do you see?
White Truffle – Venus Flytrap – Black Truffle – Foxglove

Which of these is a deadly fungus?
Destroying Angel

Foxglove is the common name for plants in the Digitalis genus but what does Digitalis mean?
Of a finger

Episode “Territorial Terrors”

What is the only place where Hippos are territorial?
In water

What do the areas that male Land Iguanas defend usually contain?
More than one female

Marking – Spraying – Feeding – Territorial

In a pod of breeding Hippos, how many dominant adult Bulls will be in a group?

What do you see?
North Pacific Giant Octopus – Sage Grouse – Lion – Leopard

What is the area that a group of Lions occupy known as?
Pride area

What animal is seen climbing the tree in the first clip?

What birds were seen in the foreground of the fox clip?

Why do male Lions tend to stay on the edges of their pride’s territory?
To patrol

Where in the world can the following animals be found? “Hippopotamus”
Central Africa

Episode “Disease carriers”

Which of these flies do not carry infectious diseases?
All flies carry diseases

A person or animal that carries a disease but suffers no symptoms or illness from it is known as a …

What colour eyes did the first fly have?

What animal were the flies riding on the last clip?

Facts: I am a kind parasite – I can fly – I am a parasitoid – I lay my eggs on a kind of Arachnid – I am found almost globally
Tarantula Hawk

Weil’s Disease is sometimes carried by rats.

Lyme Disease is sometimes carried by rats.

Malaria is sometimes carried by rats.

Salmonella is sometimes carried by rats.

Colorado tick fever is sometimes carried by rats.

Episode “Hungry Hippos”

What does the word “hippopotamus” mean in ancient Greek?
River horse

On land, how fast can a hippo run?
As fast as a human for short distances

What is a group of hippos called?

What is a hippo’s red-coloured sweat used as?

In the wild, hippos are mostly on what continent?

What do you see?
Bird on hippo – hippo mother and young – hippos gaping – hippos wading

Hippos spend lots of time in the water so …
Their skin doesn’t dry out

Why does hippo skin dry out so quickly?
It’s very thin

What do male hippos sometimes fight over?

Who do male hippos have to protect their territory from?
Rival males

Episode “Bite Force”

What is the highest measurement Brady Barr has recorded a human’s bite force?
57 kilos

Which other shark did the prehistoric Ginsu Shark have to fight with for food?
Crow Shark

What was the first animal in the clip?

Was the first animal?
An adult male

Hyena – Domestic dog – Snapping turtle – great white shark

Facts: My teeth are replaceable – I can move at 40km/h – The film Jaws was about me – I live in the water
Great white shark

What types of animals are these? “shark”

What types of animals are these? “dogs”

What types of animals are these? “Crocodile”

What do you see?
Hyena – Lion – Domestic dog – African wild dog

Episode “Sunken Sharks”

What are the two types of Sixgill shark?
Bigeyed and bluntnose

The Velvet belly lantern shark is named after what physical trait?
It’s colour

What was the first shark swimming around?

What sort of markings did the final shark have?

What are Wobbegong sharks sometimes mistakenly called?
Carpet sharks

Due to the texture of their meat, what are whale sharks sometimes called?
Tofu shark

Which description would not suit the Swellshark?

Which region of the ocean do Greenland sharks inhabit?
North Atlantic

Shark nose – shark fin – shark tail – shark teeth

What do you see?
Tasselled wobbegong – megamouth shark – whale shark – bluntnose sixgill shark

Cryptic Clue: Search along the joint of the Eurasian and Australian tectonic plates to find these lizard.
Episode “Dragons” can be found in Indonesia.

Episode “Dragons”

Approximately what length can an average male Komodo dragon grow up to?

What colour is the Spiny-tailed monitor?
Red/brown with yellow spots

Which of these things can a Komodo dragon NOT do?
Breathe fire

What method do Komodo dragons normally use to hunt their prey?
Laying in wait and ambushing

Where do Komodo dragons prefer to live?
In burrows

What do you see?
Lion – Komodo dragon – dinosaur – wild hog

What combination of factors normally kill the larger of the Komodo dragon prey?
Bacteria and venom

How many strains of bacteria are mentioned in the clip?
More than 50

How long does a Komodo dragon’s bite normally take to down large prey?
One week

What carries the bacteria that makes the Komodo dragon so deadly?

Episode “Giant Salamanders”

How does the Giant salamander sense movement of its prey?

How long can a Japanese giant salamander get?

Which of these is the largest salamander species in the world?
Chinese giant salamander

What do you see?
Chinese giant salamander – spiny-tailed iguana – rock monitor – Nile crocodile

Orca whale – spiny-tailed Iguana – Hellbender – Spiny-tailed monitor

When born, salamanders begin life as …

Where do Hellbenders make their nests?
Under a stone or log

Where do Hellbenders live?
North America

How many eggs do female Hellbenders lay?
Over a hundred

Who guards the Hellbender’s eggs?
The Male

Episode “Ant Army”

At what point in their life do female ants have wings?
When they become pregnant

Where do Carpenter Ants make their homes?

How many legs do ants have?

Ants are often confused with which other insect?

Which of these are names used to describe a group of ants?
Army of Colony

What are the two methods of ant attack mentioned in the clip?
Biting and stinging

What is injected into an opponent when an ant stings?

What do ants spray into the bites they inflict on opponents?

What two types of ant were mentioned in the clip?
Fire and Bullet

What do you see?
Ants carrying a wasp – Ant carrying a petal – Ant carrying a leaf – ant carrying a seed

Episode “Prickly Porcupines”

What do porcupines use for defense?

Porcupines do NOT have …

How do porcupine quills stick into predators?
They are barbed

What is a baby porcupine called?

Because of their appetite for wood, what have many porcupines eaten when they invade camp sites?
Canoe paddles

What do you see?
Puffer fish – Capybara – Porcupine – Hedgehog

Porcupine fur is …

Where are quills NOT found on a porcupine?

What type of porcupine is mentioned in the clip?
North American porcupine

How many quills can a North American porcupine have?

Episode “Rare Crocs”

Why are Siamese crocodiles becoming rarer and rarer?
Hunters and habitat destruction

Which of these crocodiles has a very thin snout?
The Gharial

Cuban crocodiles were extensively hunted for their meat and skin, which now makes them …
Critically endangered

What do you see?
Monitor lizard – black rhino – Nile crocodile – boa constrictor

Gharial – Siamese crocodile – Morelet’s crocodile – Orinoco crocodile

Siamese crocodiles are critically endangered

What shape is a Gharial’s snout?
Long and thin

According to the clip, a Gharial has over how many teeth?

Gharial snouts are suited for …
Catching fish

What happens to a Gharial’s snout as it gets older?
Gets longer and thinner

Episode “Constrictors”

How does a constrictor snake kill its prey?
It squeezes it to death

Where does a Ball Python get its name?
It coils into a ball when threatened

Which is NOT a constrictor snake?
King cobra

Why do people kill Boas and Pythons?
To use their skin for clothing and jewellery

What is the Green Tree Python renowned for?
Hanging in trees

What family are Anacondas a member of?

What record do Anacondas hold in the animal kingdom?
Heaviest snake

What type of activity are Anacondas best suited for?
Swimming in water

Which of these environments would anaconda prefer to live in?
Damp swamp

What do you see?
Boa constrictor – anaconda – Burmese Python – Madagascar tree boa

Episode “Venoms and Poisons”

Most poisonous creatures let others know not to touch them by …
Being brightly coloured

Which of these creatures is NOT poisonous?
Electrical eel

What type of animal is one of the most poisonous in the world?

Which of these is NOT a type of venom?
Britney toxic

Which is the odd one out?
Poison Dart Frog

What do you see?
Giant desert hairy scorpion – Black widow spider – Poison Dart frog – Gila Monster

According to the clip, how many species of Poison Dart frogs are dangerous to humans?
3 or 4

What type of animal is the Poison Dart frog’s only main predator?

What gives the Poison Dart frog its poison?
Their food

In captivity, what happens to Poison Dart frogs?
They become less toxic


Episode “Monster Squid and Octopuses”

How many legs does an Octopus have?

What does the binomial name “Vampyroteuthis infernalis” mean?
Vampire Squid from Hell

How many hearts do all Octopuses have?

Unlike a squid, Octopuses’ suckers have no…
Hooks or Teeth

What are invertebrates?
Animals without a backbone

What do you see?
Octopus-shaped Kites – Maori Octopus – Octopus with blue rings – Camouflaged Octopus

How many species of Blanket Octopus are there?

What special ability does the Blanket Octopus have?
A deployable cloak

Why do Blanket Octopuses deploy their cloak-like blanket?
To look bigger

How much smaller is the male Blanket Octopus than the female?
100 times smaller

Cryptic Clue: These snappy creatures can be found living on the famous group of islands on the Equator.
Episode “Crabs and Lobsters” can be found on the island west of South-America.

Episode “Crabs and Lobsters”

What feature do Spiny Lobsters share with honey bees?
Compound eyes

What claw did the first crab feed with?
Its left

What colour were the legs of the second crab?

Lobsters have to different sized claws: what are they for?
Crushing and cutting

Why do Spiny Lobsters have two very long antennae?
For sensory perception

How long can lobsters live?
50 years

Why do lobsters shed their shell?
So they can grow

Coconut Crab – Blue Crab – American Lobster – Hermit Crab

What do you see?
Coconut Crab – Spiny Lobster – Blue Crab – Hermit Crab

What type of animal is this? (sort of crab)

Episode “Eels”

Why do Moray Eels let some small fish swim into their mouths?
They clean their mouths

What do Wolf Eels primarily eat?

What do you see?
European Conger – Ribbon Eel – Giant Moray Eel – Electric Eel

Electric Eel – Ribbon Eel – Giant Moray Eel – European Conger

Name something that a moray does NOT eat?
Arctic Foxes

When are Moray eels at their most active?
At night

What is the Leopard Moray also known as?
Dragon Moray

What makes the Dragon Moray resemble a dragon?
Tubular nostrils

Leopard Morays prefer …
Warm water

When do Leopard Morays hunt?

Episode “Dangerous Little Snappers”

In which river basin could you find the San Francisco Piranha?
Sao Francisco

Where can Pristobrycon be found?
Orinoco River Basin

San Francisco Piranhas are omnivorous, which means they will eat what?
Just about anything

What unusual feature do Wimple piranhas have?
Forward Projected Upper Teeth

Facts: I’m fairly large – I change colour when I get older – I like murky water – I have a bright coloured underside – I can be found in the Amazon river
Red-Bellied Piranha

Where in the world can wild piranhas be found?
South America

Wimple piranha have been known to attack fish how many times larger than themselves?

Why can’t other fish be kept in an aquarium with Redeye Piranha?
They are carnivorous

School – Piranhas – Sharp Teeth – South-America

What do you see?
Anglerfish – Tuna – Takifugu – Red-Bellied Piranha

Episode “Man-eating Sharks”

Which shark is named for its feline skin markings?
Tiger Shark

What is the average length of a Bull Shark?

What colour was the sharks eye in the first clip?

What type of shark jumps from the water?
Great White

Which is the biggest of the so-called ‘man-eating’ sharks?
Great White Shark

What is the Hammerhead shark named after?
The shape of its head

What is the Mako shark particularly good at?
Swimming fast

Shortfin Mako – Angel Shark – Tiger Shark – Hammerhead

The largest meat eating shark is the Great White

What do you see?
Tiger Shark – Great White Shark – Angel Shark – Basking Shark

Episode “Swordfish and Marlin”

What is the Swordfish named after?
Its sword-lie nose

What are the two main predators of the White Marlin?
Great White Shark & Shortfin Mako

Swordfish are popular in fishing because they are sought after as …

Adult Marlin and Swordfish have few predators because …
They are very fast

Which of these is the fastest fish in the world?

In what way do Marlin normally hunt?
Slashing at schools of fish

Which of these fish do Marlin like to hunt?

Where do Marlin normally hunt?
Near the surface

Marlin like to pick off and eat fish that they have …

What do you see?
Swordfish – Tuna – Stingray – Striped Marlin

Episode “Massive Whales”

What do Humpback Whales do underwater?

How many whales were in the underwater scene?

What does the whale do in the 2nd clip?
Swims on its back

Which whale is also the biggest animal in the world?
Blue Whale

What do you see?
Mother and child Humpbacks – Whale skeleton – Humpback whale breaching – A whale’s tail

What do Baleen Whales NOT have?

What do Humpback Whales have that is longer than any other whale’s?

What is the name of the way Baleen whales feed?
Filter feeding

What is the second largest animal on the planet?
Fin Whale

What part of the Sperm Whales is the largest of all animals on Earth?

Episode “Small Sharks”

How did the Blind Shark get its name?
It closes its eyes when held out of water

What is special about the Spiny Dogfish
It has spines on its dorsal fin

Another name for a wobbegong is …
Carpet Shark

What characteristic does the Leopard Shark share with the cat of the same name?
Spotted skin-pattern

What is a Spiny Dogfish?
Schooling shark

What is the lifespan of the Leopard Shark in captivity?
20 Years

What do you see?
Port Jackson Shark – Spiny Dogfish – Cookiecutter Shark – Bowmouth Guitarfish

Blind Shark – Port Jackson Shark – Leopard Shark – Bowmouth Guitarfish

Which is the odd one out?
Leopard Shark

A shark will never run out of teeth

Episode “Spawning and Mating”

Spawning is a form of reproduction that occurs …
In water

Where do mouthbrooding fish keep their eggs?
In their mouth

What do you see?
Horseshoe Crab – Salmon – Frog – Tadpole

Live-bearing – Egg Laying – Spawning – Mouthbrooding

Live-bearing or viviparous are the terms given to when fish are born …
Alive and swimming

How deep in the sand does the Horseshoe Crab bury its eggs?
A few centimeters

What species of animal eats Horseshoe Crab eggs?

Salmon spawn in freshwater streams, but where do they migrate from?

What do Salmon eggs contain that allow the spawn to eat before their digestive systems have finished developing?
Yolk sacs

At 1-3 years old, what is Salmon called?

Cryptic Clue: Follow the dust storm paths from the Gobi desert to find this episode.
Episode “Fishing” can be found on the coastline of China.

Episode “Fishing”

What is fishing using a fishing rod and hook called?

How many baited hooks can be used whilst Longline fishing?
Over 2,500

How many deckhands were visible on the boat?

Where was the man fishing?
In a river

What type of fish is the Goldfish?

Where was the largest Common Garp caught?

Perch are known as ‘panfish’ because they …
Rarely grow larger than a frying pan

Which of these is the odd one out?
Yellow Perch

What are the 2 forms of commercial Angling?
Longline & Trolling

What do you see?
Caiman catching a fish – Bear catching a fish – Fishermen on a boat – Man catching a fish

Episode “Gruesome Fish”

The Galapagos Batfish is also known by what other name?
Red-lipped Batfish

What nickname has been given to the Paraya of Dog-Tooth Characin?
Vampire fish

Proportionate to its body size, what is the most unusual characteristic of the Fangtooth fish?
Large teeth

What do you see?
Humpback Anglerfish – Fangtooth – Yellow Frogfish – Red Frogfish

What colour is a Galapagos Batfish’s mouth?

How do Humpback Anglerfish illuminate their lures?

Anglerfish are named after a method of …

What causes the bioluminescence in the Anglerfish’s lure?

Why do Anglerfishs’ lures glow?
So fish can see them

An Anglerfish’s lure is shaped like a …

Episode “Jellyfish”

Which species of jellyfish are considered to be the most dangerous?
Box Jellyfish

How does contact with a jellyfish’s tentacles leave the recipient?

What was the Man O’ War named after?
A boat

What is the round part of the Jellyfish called?

What is another name for the Moon Jellyfish?
Common Jellyfish

What do you see?
Comb Jellyfish – Moon Jellyfish – Box Jellyfish – Portuguese Man o’ War

Why are Box Jellyfish tentacles so dangerous?
They are venomous

How do Box Jellyfish make sure venom keeps on pumping into their victims?
The tentacles are sticky

Like all jellyfish, what can a Box Jellyfish’s tentacles do when they are detached from their body?
They can still inject venom

What household condiment can neutralise the sting of jellyfish tentacles, including those of the Box Jellyfish?

Episode “Sea Monsters”

The Kraken was a popular sea monster from what mythology?

What type of animal was Moby Dick?
White Sperm Whale

What is the name of the long serpentine-like fish which is believed to be the basis of many sea serpent myths?

Which shark is revered in the Inuit legend about Skalugsuak?
Greenland shark

What do you see?
Blue Whale – Giant Squid – Greenland Shark – Oarfish

Which one is the odd one out?

Where does the Narwhal’s massive tusk protrude from?
Its jaw

According to the clip, Narwhals look like ...
Mythological creatures

Besides their supposed magical powers, why are Narwhal “horns” sought after?

One Narwhal “horn” was turned into a sceptre for ...
The Queen of England

Episode “River Monsters”

Which river fish are known to strip flesh from bones in minutes?

The Dog-Tooth Characin is also known by what nickname?
Vampire Fish

What is the Gar with an alligator-shaped head known as?
Alligator Gar

What do you see?
Piranha – Alligator Gar – Common Snapping Turtle – Bull Shark

What physical feature are Catfish famous for?
Their barbels

What does the Common Snapping Turtle mainly feed on?

What is the correct term for the Catfish’s “whiskers”?

What are the Catfish’s “whiskers” used for?
Finding food

What species of Catfish which grows to incredible sizes is mentioned in the clip?
Mekong Giant Catfish

The Mekong Giant Catfish is reputed to grow as big as a(n) ...
Grizzly Bear

Cryptic Clue: These friendly sea creatures can be found along the spreading boundary of the Arabian tectonic plate.
Episode “Dolphins” can be found on the most east point of Africa and south of Saoudi-Arabia.

Episode “Dolphins”

What have dolphins been said to do to protect humans?
Shield them from sharks

What do dolphins use to hunt?

What colour were the stripes on the first Dolphins?

How many dolphins were playing together in the final clip?

Dolphins have been known to work closely with which tradesmen?

What do you see?
Sperm Whale – Shortfin Mako – Great White Shark – Orca

The largest dolphins in the world are the ...
Killer Whales

Approximately what length do Spinner Dolphins grow to?

Orca – Pilot Whale – Bottlenose Dolphin – Shortfin Mako

What kind of animal was Keiko?
Orca or Killer Whale

Episode “Flat Fish”

Unlike many of their relatives, Manta Rays do not possess what body part?

Why is it believed rays are flat?
As camouflage

What is the most prominent feature of a Sawfish?
Long snout

The heaviest recorded Sawfish weighed almost as much as what other animal?

What are Stingrays?

What do you see?
Thornback Skate in captivity – Underside of an Electric Ray – Underside of a Manta Ray – Camouflaged Flatfish

Most flat fish are ...
Bottom feeders

What are most bottom feeders flat fishes’ mouths located?
On their bottom half

What do most flat fish eat?

Why are flat fishes’ eyes located on the top of their body?
To spot predators

Cryptic Clue: Located in the Philippine Sea this is the deepest point in the world’s oceans and the home to many unusual fish species
Episode “Crazy Japanese Creatures” can be found in the middle of the sea below Japan

Episode “Crazy Japanese Creatures”

Koi is the name of a multi-coloured ornamental Japanese pond fish. What does “Koi” mean?

Where can Spider Crabs most commonly be found when they’re looking for food?
Sea floor

What colour were the majority of the koi in the pond?

How many salmon changed direction in front of the camera?

Which of the sea creatures is only found off the coast of Japan?
Giant Spider Crab

What do you see?
Koi Carp – Domestic Cat – Great White Shark – Giant Spider Crab

How do Takifugu actively fend off predators?
Inflating themselves

Which of the senses do Moray Eels use to hunt their prey?

Which of the following facts about Moral Eels is NOT true?
Moray Eels frequently attack humans

Why do Moray Eels constantly open and close their mouths?
To pump water over their gills for breathing

Episode “Venomous and Poisonous Fish”

How do most venomous fish deliver their toxins?

Which of these is not a type of venomous fish?

The poisonous Toadfish is notable for what habit?

Sort these animals into their classes. “flat fish”

Sort these animals into their classes. “looks like a flower”

What do you see?
Blue-Ringed Octopus – Bull Shark – Sea star – Fire Urchin

Pufferfish are ...

Why are Pufferfish such tempting targets for predators?
They swim slowly

What does a Pufferfish use to make itself look bigger?

What do some Pufferfish have as an extra defence?

Episode “Oceanic Adventures”

What is the purpose of oceanic exploration?
To learn about our world and oceans

The R/V Atlantis II is based out of Woods Hole Oceanic Institute. What does R/V stands for?
Research Vessel

What do you see?
Artificial reef – Diver in a cage – Blue Whale – Submarine

Which of these has been mistaken for a sinking ship?

DSV Alvin – ROV Jason – Bathysphere – R/V Atlantis II

Some scientific buoys are designated LSBs. What does LSB mean?
Life Support Buoy

One of the earliest devices for underwater exploration was the Diving ...

What is one of the newest forms of underwater exploration technology?
Unmanned submersibles

According to the clip, how long has technology been helping humans to explore the depths?
Hundreds of years

Aside from a lack of breathable air, what other deep-water danger is mentioned?
Pressure increases

Episode “Reef Creatures”

Which of these is the largest reef system in the world?
Great Barrier Reef

What type of fish were hiding in the sea anemone?

What was the creature swimming in the final scene?
Sea Turtle

Which other sea creature are Star Fish closely related to?
Sea Urchin

How do Moray Eels usually hunt?
Hiding in holes then ambushing prey

What do you see?
Nudibranch – Anemone and Clownfish – Seahorse in coral – Queen Angelfish

Sea Star – Angelfish – Clownfish – Shark

Which of the following is known as sea slug?

Which of the following is extremely venomous?
Scorpion Fish

When young, the Queen Angelfish help other fish by ...
Cleaning them

Episode “Fin-Footed Mammals”

What do Crabeater seals eat?

What is the largest fin-footed mammal?
Elephant Seal

Which seal is known to feed on other seals?
Leopard Seal

What do you see?
Hippos – Elephant Seal – Elephant – Rhinoceros

Where do Leopard Seals get their name from?
Black Spots on their Coats

Approximately how much can the Southern Elephant Seal weigh?

Up to how many whiskers can a walrus have on their face?

How do walruses swim?
Using their flippers

Where do walruses have air pouches?
In their throat

What does the walrus’s air pouch allow them to do in the water?

Episode “Predatory Whales”

Large dolphins, including the Orca, which are dark in colour are known by what colloquial name in some parts of the world?

What is the second largest family of whales called?
Beaked Whales

How many Narwhal tusks broke the surface of the water?

Name the type of whale in the final clip?
Humpback Whale

What giant prey are a main food source for Sperm Whales?
Giant Squid

Which of the following is not prey for Orcas?

Whales use echolocation for hunting and ...
Determination of distance from an object

What do you see?
Sperm Whale – Orcas – Shark – Dolphin

Little Whale – Sperm Whale – Giant Whale – Big Whale

Orcas are ...

Episode “Endangered Fish”

A dispute broke out over the overfishing of which North Atlantic fish?

Up until 1938 what did scientists believe about the Coelacanth?
It was extinct

What do you see?
Haddock – Whale Shark – Fish and chips – Atlantic Cod

Which of these sharks are not a threatened species?
All these sharks are threatened

Atlantic Cod – Sea Bass – Haddock – Norhern Bluefin Tuna

Which is the odd one out?

What was the main cause behind Cod becoming so endangered?

What stopped the Cod conservation status of Cod from declining further?
Massive restrictions

Where was Cod considered a staple foodstuff in Chip Shops?

According to the clip, what could lead to the eventual extinction of the Cod species?
Unregulated fishing

Episode “Fast fish”

What feature are the Sailfish named for?
Large dorsal fin

What is a Wahoo?
A fish

What type of shark was the first fast fish?
Tiger Shark

Name the fast aquatic mammal in the final clip
Killer Whale

Which is the fastest marine mammal?

What are the two main types of Mantis Shrimp?
Spearers and Smashers

What do you see?
Great White jumping from water – Great White with school of fish – Great White attacking above surface – Great White attacking an underwater cage

Is it shorter or langer? Shortifn Mako vs Mantis Shrimp

Is it shorter or langer? Mantis Shrimp vs Sailfish

Is it shorter or langer? Sailfish vs Human


Episode “Crocodiles and Alligators”

Which of the following species is known to venture far out to sea?
Saltwater Crocodile

What do crocodiles and alligators use their “egg tooth” for?
Breaking out of their egg

How do female crocodiles know their eggs are ready to hatch?
The babies chirp from inside the egg

What do crocodiles use to propel themselves through the water?
Their tails

What happens to alligators when they get cold?
They lose their appetite

How many species of alligators are left on the planet?

What two species of alligator are the only ones left on the planet?
Chinese and American

How many American Alligators are estimated to remain in the wild?
Over a million

What type of environment do American Alligators prefer?
Freshwater marshes

What do you see?
Baby Crocodile – Crocodile – Hippo – Alligator

Episode “Lizards”

What distinctive feature does the Jackson’s Chameleon possess?
3 horns

Which of these is the State reptile of Texas?
Texas Horned Lizard

What do you see?
Jackson’s Chameleon – Komodo Dragon – Spiny-Tailed Iguana – Nile Monitor Lizard

A Gecko’s feet are covered in setae that allow them to do what?
Climb vertical surfaces

Some species of Chameleon have horns on their heads like which prehistoric animal?

Lizards have existed since what geological period?

What type of movement are Collared Lizards famous for, according to the clip?
Bipedal locomotion

Collared Lizards are named for a strip of colour found around which part of their body?

What do Collared Lizards normally eat?

Aside from insects, what type of animals do Collared Lizards sometimes prey on?
Small mammals

Cryptic Clue: Some of these powerful mammals live near the highest waterfall in North America.
Episode “Bears” can be found on the west coast of North America by the border Canada/America.

Episode “Bears”

What is the number one cause of death to bears?

Because of their fondness for eating bee hives, what is the sloth bear also known as?
Honey Bear

Why do bears stand on their hind legs?
To get a better view or sniff

Although bears have good eyesight, which sense do they seem to rely on most?

Which of the following is a type of food a black bear eats in the wild?

What is the name of the bear mentioned in the clip?

What other type of bear is a Kodiak roughly the same size as?

Where are Kodiak Bears found?
Kodiak Archipelago

What two food items are mentioned in the clip?
Fish and berries

What do you see?
Polar bear – Spectacled bear – Giant panda – Black bear

Episode “Man-Eaters”

What was the name given to the lions that, in 1898, attacked railway builders in Kenya?
The Tsavo Man-eaters

Rumoured to be a man-eater, the Giant Mekong catfish is critically endangered due to ...
Overfishing by humans

What colour were the lion’s eyes?

What sort of shark is in the final scene?
Great White shark

What type of lion were the famous man-eating lions in Kenya in 1898?
African lions

What was the name of the famous hunter who killed reputed man-eating tigers and leopards?
Jim Corbett

What group of these animals belong to? “Snake”

What group of these animals belong to? “Piranha”

What group of these animals belong to? “Bear”

What do you see?
Jaguar – Bear – Lion – Wolf

Episode “Ferocious Felines”

What is the ocelot also known as?
Painted leopard

The marbled cat is about the size of a ...
Domestic cat

Which Asian cat looks like a miniature leopard?
The leopard cat

Which big cat is also known as the mountain lion?

Where can the African golden cat be found?

What is most recognisable characteristic of the lynx?
Tuft of black hair on ears

Relative to a housecat, how big is an Ocelot?
Twice as large

Ocelot have patterns on their fur similar to what animal?

What word is used to describe the Ocelot’s predatory ability?

Unlike many other cats, Ocelots don’t mind ... ?
Swimming in water

Cryptic Clue: The eight legged creatures can be found on the smallest continent.
Episode “Arachnids” can be found on the southeast coast of Australia.

Episode “Arachnids”

What material do spiders use to create their webs?

Which species of spider sees in colour?
Jumping spider

Which country are spiders NOT found in?

Most arachnids are ...
Cold blooded

Fear of spiders is called ...

What do you see?
Grasshopper – Tarantula – Scorpion – Dust Mite

What type of Bird-eating Spider mentioned is considered one of the largest spiders in the world?

Where is the Goliath Bird-eating Spider found?
South America

A Goliath Bird-eating spider is roughly the same size as a ...
Dinner plate

Which of these does a Goliath Bird-eating Spider NOT hunt?

Episode “Australian Predators”

What do Nail-tailed Wallabies grow at the end of their tails?
A sharp Spike

What does the Black Widow spider look like?
It has a red spot on its back

What is a Goanna?
A monitor Lizard

What kind of animal is the White pointer?

Facts: I am often 5m long – I am a reptile – I often kill my prey with a “death roll” – I live in saltwater – I am know for sometimes attacking humans
Saltwater Crocodile

Where are Cane Toads from originally?
The Americas

Why were Cane Toads introduced to Australia?
As pest control

Why have Cane Toads become a pest?
They breed very quickly

What creature mentioned in the clip do Cane Toads often poison?
Freshwater Crocodiles

What do you see?
Funnel-web Spider – Wolf spider – Black Widow – Tarantula

Episode “Ancient Predators”

Phorusrhacids, also known as terror birds, were large ...
Carnivorous flightless birds

Which of the following animals was recently suggested to be a carnivore?

What was the Smilodon als known as?
Sabre-toothed tiger

It has recently been suggested that Sabre-toothed cats were ...
Social animals

Big cats with giant canines were known as ...
Sabre-toothed cats

The megalodon was a giant ...

Where did Dire wolves live?

Approximately how long ago did Dire wolves become extinct?
16,000 years

Which other type of wolf is mentioned in the clip?
Gray Wolf

What part of a Dire wolf was much larger than that of a Gray Wolf?

Cryptic Clue: These animals can be found living amongst some of the lowest temperatures in the Northern hemisphere.
Episode “Arctic Predators” can be found on the Arctic ice, left of episode “Cute Predators”.

Episode “Arctic Predators”

Some marine mammals use a layer of fat to store energy and insulate themselves from the cold: what is it called?

Which of these statements it true?
Arctic Wolves hunt lemmings

Which of these animals is the largest land-based carnivore?
Polar Bear

Which of these statements about Polar bears is definitely true?
They swim in a doggy-paddle style

What colour is a Polar bear’s skin?

What colour is the coat of an Arctic Fox during winter?

What, according to the clip, do Arctic Foxes like to eat?
Birds and rats

What word is used to describe temperatures in the Arctic?

Arctic Foxes’ coats help them keep warm and ...
Camouflage them

What do you see?
Polar bear – Snowy owl – Arctic wolf – Arctic fox

Episode “Cute Predators”

What is another name for Galagos?

What is a Ferret?
A small carnivorous mammal

The term ‘puppy’ refers to the young of which animals?

Galago – Ferret – Kitten – Puppy

Which of these are Ferrets NOT used to hunt?

What do you see?
Harp Seal on its back – Harp Seal underwater – Harp Seal smiling – Harp Seal mother and put

Nagapie ithe Afrikaans word for the South African Galago; what does it mean?
Little Night Monkeys

Generally, Galagos, daily interactions with each other can be described as ...

Which of these statements about “ferreting” is untrue?
Ferreting in Britain is illegal under the Hunting Act 2004

Which of these Fox hunting methods was banned in 2004 in Britain?
Hunting with hounds

Episode “Dangerous Dogs”

The fennec is the smallest species of all ...

Which dog also eats fruit?
Side Striped Jackal

Which mammal was introduced in Australia in the 19th century?
Red fox

Which species of fox mostly eats insects?
Bat-eared fox

Which of the following is known as the tree fox?
Gray fox

What do you see?
Fennec Fox – Coyote – Domestic Dog - Wolf

What colour of fox is mentioned in the clip?

Red foxes are renowned for being ...

According to the clip, where can Red Foxes sometimes be found?

What is another name for the fox’s tail?

Episode “Colourful Defences”

Many species of Butterflies have patterns on their wings that look like ...

What do you see?
Hover Fly – Mimic Octopus – Common Wasp – Blue Poison Dark Frog

Mimicry – Predators – Colours – Prey

Hoverflies have the ability to do what?

Despite its appearance, the Hoverfly is not actually ...

Why does the Chameleon change colour?
As camouflage

A Stick Insect’s colouration allows it to camouflage itself as a ...

Which of these are bright-coloured birds found in Eastern Indonesia and Australia?
Birds of Paradise

The Hoverfly’s colouration is designed to imitate the appearance of which other creature?

What is a startle reaction a response to?
An unexpected event

Episode “Scavengers”

What is an animal that feeds on already dead animals called?

Which of these statements is false?
Vultures are the only scavenger bird species

Scavengers are important in nature because they ...
Aid the decomposition of dad animals

Which of the following primarily eat the carcasses of dead animals?

Which of the following scavengers is associated with the word “laughing”?

What do you see?
Fungi – Raccoon – Carrion Flower – Carrion beetle

Aside from scavenging, what are Hyenas good at?

What are Hyena jaws specialised for?
Bone crunching

Where are Hyenas flesh-cutting teeth in their jaws?
At the back

The Hyena’s bone-crunching teeth are what type of teeth?

Episode “Speedy Predators”

How fast can a hyena run while chasing prey?

Which of these is a cheetah slower than?
A bullet

Which is the fastest predator on land?

About how fast can a Grizzly bear run?

What category does the fastest land animal fit into?

What can many other Big Cats do that Cheetah’s can’t?

What do Cheetahs frequently lose to other predators?
Their kills

Why do Cheetahs lose their prey to other predators?
They are relatively small

What do the Cheetah’s semi-retractable claws help them with?

What do you see?
Grizzly bear – gray wolf – cheetah – male lion

Episode “King of the Jungle”

What is the name for a group of lions?

How can male and female lions be distinguished from each other?

Which are the only continents lions be found in the wild?
Asia and Africa

Lions are the only cats to have a tuft on hair on ...
Their tails

Which of these would best described the life of a lion?

What is a female lion called?

Where do lions normally hunt?

How do lions normally take down their prey?
As a team

The biggest portion of the kill is known as “the lion’s ...”

What do you see?
Tsavo lion – Mountain lion – Asian lion – Lioness

Episode “Endangered Predators”

What animal group is the Siberian tiger part of?

What colour is the coat of an Iberian lynx usually?
Tawny with dark spots

Which of these groups does the Snow leopard belong to?
Big cats

Which of these animals is causing the African wild dog to become endangered?

How many African countries are believed to still have population of wild cheetahs?
Less than 15

Which of the following causes more predators to become endangered than anything else?

Destruction of what makes predators more likely to become endangered?

Illegal hunting is known by what other name, which is also a cooking method?

Mentioned in the clip, the list on which endangered species are recorded is known as “The IUCN ... List”

What do you see?
Lion – Narwhal Whale – Cheetah – Leopard

Episode “Leopards vs. Jaguars”

What landscape feature do jaguars normally live near?

Like the tiger, the jaguar is good at ...

What is the main reason leopards and jaguars have been hunted?
Their fur

Which is the odd one out?
Male lion

Leopards and jaguars have rosettes in order to ...

What do you see?
Snow leopard – Jaguar – Lion – Tiger

According to the clip, Leopards are great at ...

Where, according to the clip, do leopards store their prey after killing it?
In trees

How many times their own weight in prey can a leopard lift?
Three times their own weight

Why do leopards drag their prey up into trees?
To store it for later

Episode “Night Stalkers”

What is the term used to describe animals that are only active at night?

What do a wombat’s teeth never stop doing?

Hedgehogs are covered in spines, similar to what other animals?

When threatened by a predator, what do hedgehogs do?
Curl into a ball

What best describes the method that kangaroos use to move around?

Why are many desert animals nocturnal, and only come out at night?
To conserve water

What method does the nocturnal Bengal tiger use to hunt down its prey?

The kangaroo rat gets its name from its unusual method of what?

What do you see?
Kangaroos in long grass – group of curious kangaroos – kangaroo leaping – kangaroo fighting

What best describes the eating habits of kangaroos?

Episode “Slithering Snakes”

What type of animal is a snake?

Which of these is not a method employed by snakes to kill their prey?

Which snake rattles its tail to warn of its presence?

Why do snakes flick their tongues?
To smell

What is special about the viper’s fangs?
They are hinged

Where do snakes store their venom?
In their venom glands

Rattlesnakes are a type of ... Viper?

When do Rattlesnakes gain a new part from their rattle?
When they shed their skin

What type of Rattlesnake can be more dangerous than others?

Why can young Rattlesnakes be more dangerous than adults?
Less control

Episode “Tigers”

Which of these groups do tigers belong to?
Big cats

What are baby tigers called?

Why do tigers have stripes?
As camouflage

Order from smallest to biggest!
Domestic cat – jaguar – lion – tiger

Which is the odd one out?
Domestic cat

Facts: I’m a member of the most numerous tiger subspecies – I have blue eyes and pink nose – I have problems with camouflage – I’m a very distinctive colour – I am not a separate subspecies
White Bengal Tiger

What do tiger stripes help them hide in?
Long grass

Which tiger subspecies has thinner stripes than the rest?
Sumatran Tiger

Tiger stripes are ...
On their skin

Where do Sumatran Tigers live?
On a island

Episode “Wolves”

What animal group does the wolf belong to?

Which of the following is not a colour of wolf’s hair?

Based on its diet, the wolf is classified as a ...

From head to tail, around how long can a Gray wolf grow?

Wolves live and hunt in groups called ...

According to the clip, what environment is the Gray Wolf an expert in?

How many layers does a Gray Wolf’s coat have?

What is the undercoat layer of the Gray Wolf’s coat used for in the winter?

What adaption helps Gray Wolves move around on the snow?
Slightly webbed paws

What do you see?
Red Wolf – Gray Wolf – Indian Wolf – Arctic Wolf

Episode “Insect Nation”

How many legs does a true insect have?

Which type of insect is wrongly believed to crawl into human ears to lay eggs in their breains?

Why is the Mantis is known as “praying”?
It’s unusual prayer-like stance

How did the fire ants get their name?
From the burning sensation of their stings

Antlions are known for hunting which prey?

What do you see?
Ladybird – Blowfly – Beetle – Centipede

What do ants normally live in?
Ant Hills

What formation do Army Ants take when on the move?

Soldier Army Ants have powerful ...

How many Army Ants normally form in a column?

Cryptic Clue: These magnificent birds can be located at the joint of the South American and Scotia tectonic plates
Episode “Birds of Prey” can be found on the bottom point of South-America

Episode “Birds of Prey”

What is a bird of prey?
A carnivorous bird that hunts prey with its claws

The Bat falcon is so called because ...
It occasionally feeds on bats

Where is the American kestrel native to?
The Americas

What are birds of prey generally well-known for?
Good eyesight

What is a bird of prey’s main tool for catching prey?
Their talons

What colour are Golden Eagles?
Dark Brown

What type of Golden Eagle prey is mentioned?

How long do Golden Eagles keep their partners for?
They mate for life

According to the narrative, what do Golden Eagles sometimes line their nests with?

What do you see?
Peregrine falcon – bald eagle – barn owl – Andean condor

Episode “South-American Predators”

Which of these is South America’s largest predator?
Orinoco crocodile

Which of these is a small predator fish found in South America?
The Oscar

Which is the odd one out?

In which animal group do I belong? “Leopard/Jaguar”

In which animal group do I belong? “Crocodile”

What do you see?
Arapaima – Giant otter – Spectacled bear – Giant anteater

What conservation level is the Orinoco Crocodile currently at?
Critically Endangered

Where do Orinoco Crocodiles normally reside?

In what two countries can Orinoco Crocodiles be found?
Colombia and Venezuela

What is one thing Orinoco Crocodiles do when water is scarce?
Dig a burrow
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