Science Quiz / 'R' Natural World

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

Quiz Updated Jan 10, 2018

Also try: 'L' Natural World
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What name is given to a male sheep?
Which tree-dwelling North American mammal has a foxlike face with a black mask and a ringed tail?
Which aromatic culinary herb is used in perfumery and is an emblem of remembrance?
Which plant with thick reddish or green leaf stalks is eaten as a fruit after cooking?
Which large flightless bird of South America is related to the Ostrich and Emu?
What name is widely used in North America, Australia and New Zealand for a male chicken?
Which plant-eating mammal with long ears, long hind legs and a short tail lives in a 'burrow'?
Mice, rats, gerbils, hamsters, lemmings and voles are all types of what?
Which swamp grass is widely cultivated as a source of food, especially in Asia?
What name is given to a dried grape?
Which small thrush is well known for its red breast?
What name is given to a dog that recovers game shot by a hunter?
What type of fish is an Electric, Manta or Devil's fish?
Which small black bird is often mistaken for a crow?
Which American pit viper has horny rings on the tail that produce a warning sound when vibrated?
Which large deer lives in the subarctic regions of Eurasia and North America?
By what other name can the 'mountain ash' be known?
Which large powerful dog is used in search and rescue and as a guide, guard or police dog?
What name is given to a mammal that ferments its food in a 4-chambered stomach?
Which large mammal with thick folded skin and a horn is native to Africa and southern Asia?
Which deerlike South African antelope has woolly brownish-grey hair and straight horns?

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