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Which large black and white flightless seabird is found mostly in Antarctica?Penguin
90.2%
Which rodent has a coat of sharp spines or quills that defends it from predators?Porcupine
87.7%
Which male bird has long tail feathers with eye-like markings that can be erected and fanned out in display?Peacock
87.2%
Which large water bird has a long beak and a large throat pouch used for catching prey?Pelican
86%
Which large non-venomous snake kills its prey by constriction and asphyxiation?Python
84.5%
Which microscopic organism drifting in the sea is the source of food for many large fish and whales?Plankton
84%
Which sharp-toothed South American freshwater fish has a reputation as a fearsome predator?Piranha
80.7%
Which large American wild cat is also known as a cougar, mountain lion and panther?Puma
78.3%
Which Dolphin-like creature is a small toothed whale with a triangular dorsal fin and a blunt rounded snout?Porpoise
73%
Which falcon that dives on its prey from height can reach speeds of over 200 mph?Peregrine
66.8%
What name is given to small parrot with predominantly green plumage and a long tail?Parakeet
64.4%
Hint Answer % Correct
Which large tropical fruit consists of edible yellow flesh surrounded by a tough segmented skin?Pineapple
59.1%
What name is given to a ground squirrel native to the grasslands of North America that lives in 'towns'?Prairie dog
59.1%
Which breed of toy dog shares its name with the French for 'Butterfly'?Papillon
53.6%
Which long-bodied predatory freshwater fish has a pointed snout and large teeth?Pike
52.5%
Which Arctic seabird with a brightly coloured triangular bill is also called an auk?Puffin
51%
Which type of North American pigeon had been hunted to extinction by 1914?Passenger pigeon
49%
The flesh of which large round orange-yellow fruit with a thick rind is used in sweet or savoury dishes?Pumpkin
26.4%
Which small oily fish within the herring family is also known as a sardine?Pilchard
22.6%
Plum, peach and apricot all belong to which genus of tree or shrub?Prunus
14.6%
Which large shark found chiefly in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean is also called the mackerel shark?Porbeagle
7.7%

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