Science Quiz / 'S' Natural World

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

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 23, 2018

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Which sea animal, which belongs to the phylum Porifera, relies on maintaining a constant water flow through its body to obtain food and oxygen?
Some types of which rodent are well-known for eating and burying nuts?
The Antirrhinum flower is commonly known by what name?
Which almost entirely aquatic fish-eating animal is normally found in cold waters such as Polar regions?
Which vegetable with large dark green leaves features in the French dish 'À la Florentine'?
Which leopard sometimes called an 'ounce' is native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia?
Which flower which can grow up to 3 meters tall is cultivated for its edible seeds and oil used in cooking?
Which very large Eurasian primitive fish is of commercial importance for its caviar and flesh?
Which southern African gazelle that forms large herds has a characteristic habit of leaping when disturbed?
What name is given to a coniferous evergreen tree that comes from the genus Picea?
Which insect-feeding bird with long slender wings lives most of its life on the wing?
Which dung beetle was regarded as sacred in ancient Egypt?
What name is given to the slow-moving tree-dwelling mammal of the jungles of Central and South America?
Which large waterbird has a long flexible neck, short legs, a broad bill and typically all-white plumage?
Which large edible fish is a popular sporting fish and much prized for its pink flesh?
Which small tough-skinned terrestrial mollusk which typically lacks a shell can be a serious plant pest?
Which whale that typically feeds at great depths on squid is the source of ambergris?
Which arachnid has lobster-like pincers and a poisonous sting at the end of its jointed tail?
Which small mole or mouse-like insectivorous mammal has a long pointed snout and tiny eyes?
Which large, long-legged, long-necked wading bird is known to build nests on chimneys?
Which American mammal squirts a spray of foul-smelling irritant liquid from its anal glands when attacked?

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