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Savanna animals quiz

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Savanna animals quiz

A five-minute quiz to test your knowledge on the amazing animals that live in the savanna.

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Close up of a lion in its natural habitat

How long can lions survive without water?

 

 

24 hours
4-5 days
One week
One month
24 hours
4-5 days
One week
One month

Lion standing in the middle of the savanna

Yes, you're right!

Lions can survive for about four to five days without water. They usually get all the liquid they need from their prey-yikes

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Lion standing in the middle of the savanna

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Lions can survive for about four to five days without water. They usually get all the liquid they need from their prey-yikes

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Lion lying down in its habitat

Where will lions go to drink?

Where will lions go to drink?

A waterhole
A waterhole
A café
A café
A swimming pool
A swimming pool
A beach
A beach

Lioness close up while drinking water

Yes, you're right!

When water is available, lions can often be found lapping it up at a waterhole.

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Lioness close up while drinking water

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When water is available, lions can often be found lapping it up at a waterhole.

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Close up of a lion face

Excluding prey and waterholes, how else do lions get water?

By filling up their water bottle
By drinking seawater
By lying with their mouths open while it rains
By licking rainwater off each other's fur

Two lions licking each other

Yes, you're right!

Lions sometimes lick rainwater off each other's fur when they're thirsty!

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Two lions licking each other

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Lions sometimes lick rainwater off each other's fur when they're thirsty!

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Group of meerkats staring at something

What do meerkats eat?

What do meerkats eat?

Fish
Honey
Insects
Sandwiches

Meerkat eating something

Yes, you're right!

Meerkats get most of the water they need from the insects they eat.

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Meerkat eating something

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Meerkats get most of the water they need from the insects they eat.

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Two baby meerkats cuddling

What are baby meerkats called?

Pups
Calves
Kittens
Cubs

Meerkat and baby meerkats standing

Yes, you're right!

Baby meerkats are called pups. In a group of meerkats, some adults have jobs as babysitters to protect the pups.

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Meerkat and baby meerkats standing

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Baby meerkats are called pups. In a group of meerkats, some adults have jobs as babysitters to protect the pups.

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Meerkat and a group baby meerkats on a red hump

Complete the sentence: Meerkats live in…

Complete the sentence:
Meerkats live in…

Europe
Africa
Asia
South America

Two meerkats in their natural habitat

Yes, you're right!

Meerkats live in the dry deserts and grasslands of southern Africa.

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Two meerkats in their natural habitat

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Meerkats live in the dry deserts and grasslands of southern Africa.

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Two meerkats standing

What do meerkats build to live in?

What do meerkats build to live in?

Forts
Forts
Tree houses
Tree houses
Underground burrows
Burrows
Pools
Pools

Group of meerkats hiding in an underground burrow

Yes, you're right!

Meerkats are expert diggers and create a network of underground burrows that they call home.

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Group of meerkats hiding in an underground burrow

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Meerkats are expert diggers and create a network of underground burrows that they call home.

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Close up of a zebra in its habitat

What makes each zebra unique?

Their stripes
Their hooves
Their sense of fun
Their ears

Close up of a zebra in a group

Yes, you're right!

A zebra's stripes make it unique. No two zebras have the same pattern of stripes.

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Close up of a zebra in a group

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A zebra's stripes make it unique. No two zebras have the same pattern of stripes.

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Close up of a zebra face

In dry times, some zebras travel miles to find what?

In dry times, some zebras travel miles to find what?

Friends
Humans
Prey
Wetter areas

Three zebras drinking water from a water pond

Yes, you're right!

Zebras travel long distances to find wetter areas where they can quench their thirst in dry times.

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Three zebras drinking water from a water pond

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Zebras travel long distances to find wetter areas where they can quench their thirst in dry times.

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Zebra in the savanna

Zebras are closely related to which animal?

Zebras are closely related to which animal?

Horses
Horses
Tigers
Tigers
Mammoths
Mammoths
Hippos
Hippos

Two zebras in the savanna, their natural habitat

Yes, you're right!

Zebras are closely related to horses.

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Two zebras in the savanna, their natural habitat

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Zebras are closely related to horses.

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