Science Quiz / 'H' Natural World

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Can you name the things in the natural world that begin with the letter 'H'?

Quiz Updated Jan 14, 2017

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What is an archaic word for 'stag'?
Which African hawk bends its legs and feet forwards and backwards through large angles to help it attain its prey?
What name is given to a young cow that has not borne a calf?
What kind of creature is kept in an apiary?
Which climbing shrub with tubular flowers is often sweetly-scented?
Which small, nocturnal mammal with a spiny coat is able to roll itself into a ball for defense?
Which fast, long-eared mammal resembles a large rabbit?
Which type of shark has flattened blade-like extensions on either side of its head?
Which species of whale has long pectoral fins and a knobbly head?
What general name is given to a type of dog used to pull sleds in northern regions?
What name is given to a domesticated pig, especially a castrated male reared for slaughter?
Which large wasp is known for its painful and dangerous sting?
Which shrub or small tree bears prominent catkins and a round, hard-shelled edible nut?
'Egret' is another name given to which fish, amphibian, and mollusc-eating bird?
Which silvery fish, abundant in coastal waters, is of widespread commercial importance?
What general term is given to any bird of prey such as a falcon?
Which nectar-feeding, hovering birds have heart rates of anywhere from 250-1,260 beats per minute?
Which large, African herbivorous mammal has a name that means 'river horse' in ancient Greek?
Basil, dill, and sage are all types of what?
Which small, burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches is a popular caged pet?
Which doglike African mammal are famed scavengers?

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