The Animal Kingdom 2 - Answers

Published: Friday 3rd June 2016
  1. Native to Ethiopia what is the brown baboon with a bare red chest called? Gelada.
  2. To which continent is the tiger native? Asia.
  3. What type of animal is an abalone? A sea snail.
  4. What is the home of a hare called? A form.
  5. How many eyes does a honey bee have? Five.
  6. Which island is home to the lemur-like animal called the Aye-aye? Madagascar.
  7. Which animal is known as the King of the Beasts? Lion.
  8. Which crop is attacked by the Boll Weevil? Cotton.
  9. What shape is the design on the back of the venomous brown recluse spider? Violin shaped.
  10. What species of animal is a nilgai? An antelope.
  11. What colour is a piebald horse? Black & White.
  12. What is the only species of deer where both the male and female have large branched antlers? Caribou.
  13. Which farm animals do the peccary resemble? Pigs.
  14. Which is the heaviest snake in the World? Anaconda.
  15. Sometimes called a cougar or mountain lion, what is the largest American feline mammal? Puma.
  16. By what name is a stoat's winter coat known by? Ermine.
  17. What name is given to the home of a mole? A fortress.
  18. Closely related to the manatee what is the large marine mammal found in the waters of East Africa and Australia? Dugong.
  19. What are the young of pigeons called? Squab.
  20. In Inuit mythology which animal is known as Nanook? Polar bear.


  1. Deb says:

    What type of animal is an abalone?
    its a marine snail not a fish?

  2. KensQuiz says:

    Thanks Deb,
    I’ve changed the answer.

  3. John says:

    Question 1: Brown baboon with a bare red chest answer contains a typo. It is a gelada (Theropithecus gelada) not a gelaoa.

  4. Al Downie says:

    11. Q. What colour (singular) is a piebald?
    A. Black and White!
    How can 2 colours be one colour?

  5. Dee says:

    any animal with black patches and white patches in varying shapes or sizes over the body is said to be piebald colour.

    ditto animals marked by brown and white patches is known as skebald

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