Science Quiz / 'O' Natural World

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

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Which African bird is the largest flightless bird in the world?
Which large fish-eating bird of prey with long narrow wings and a white underside is also called a 'fish hawk'?
Which swollen edible bulb with a pungent taste and smell is used as a vegetable?
Which small oval fruit with a hard stone and bitter flesh is used as food and as a source of oil?
Which complex flower is often showy or bizarrely shaped and has a large specialized lip and a spur?
Which term applies to an animal or person that eats a variety of food of both plant and animal origin?
Which Eurasian poppy with ornamental flowers is the source of morphine and heroin?
Which wild cat native to South and Central America has an orange-yellow coat marked with black stripes and spots?
Which cereal grain is most commonly used is as a livestock feed?
Which mammal native to the DRC in Africa is also called the 'forest giraffe' or 'zebra giraffe'?
Which domesticated animal also called a bullock is used as a draft animal?
Which semiaquatic fish and invertebrate eating mammal has dense fur and webbed feet?
Barn, Spectacled and Tawny are all names of which type of bird?
Red, English and Sessile are all names of which tree of the genus Quercus?
Which mollusc has eight sucker-bearing arms, a sac-like body and no skeleton?
Which American marsupial has a naked prehensile tail and hind feet with an opposable thumb?
By what other name is the fish-, seal- and penguin-eating 'Killer Whale' known?
Which Asian ape with long red hair and long arms is nicknamed 'The Old Man of the Forest'?
What name is given to a desert spring or similar water source?
Which large antelope living in arid regions of Africa and Arabia has dark markings on the face and long horns?
Which bivalve mollusc is often eaten raw and may also be a source of pearls?

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