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Mammal Knowledge #1

Can you answer these random trivia questions about mammals?
Last updated: January 12, 2018
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What type of mammal can fly?
Bats
What type of animal can't fly, but can glide nearly a hundred meters between trees?
Flying Squirrel
What is the word for a baby goat?
Kid
What types of mammals carry their young in pouches?
Marsupials
What mammal species is the heaviest animal to have ever lived on Earth?
Blue Whale
What animal is similar to a wallaby, but larger?
Kangaroo or Wallaroo
Fill in the blank: Bovine is to cows as Cervine is to ____
Deer
What invasive mammal was deliberately introduced into Australia in 1859
with disastrous consequences?
Rabbit
Other than humans, what species of mammal has been known to kill great white sharks?
Orca
What North American mammal has been humorously referred to as a "trash panda"?
Raccoon
What marine mammal has a large tusk that looks like a unicorn horn?
Narwhal
What migrating African animal is also known as a gnu?
Wildebeest
What mammalian order typically has five fingers and opposable thumbs?
Primates
What mammal uses stones to open shellfish?
Otter
What animal, celebrated on February 2nd, is also known as a woodchuck?
Groundhog
Other than dogs, what animal is commonly used to find truffle mushrooms?
Pigs
What country has the most different mammal species?
Indonesia
What are the three largest types of rodent?
(From South America)
Capybara
(Builds dams)
Beaver
(Has quills)
Porcupine
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level 54
Jan 10, 2018
Human did kill great white sharks and human is a kind of mammal. Also, marsupial should be accepted
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level 64
Jan 10, 2018
Humans can also fly! The question doesn't say anything about "by their own power."
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level 44
Jan 11, 2018
Stop it!
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level 73
Jan 11, 2018
I seriously was guessing several different things for "human" and was confused why it wasn't accepted. Don't dolphins also kill sharks or is that an urban legend?
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level ∞
Jan 11, 2018
Changed the question.
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level 73
Jan 12, 2018
The Orca is actually the largest species of dolphin. it is NOT a whale. So yeah...dolphins DO kill sharks.
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level 43
Mar 5, 2018
actually, orca is not a dolphin, dolphins are whales. They are toothed whales, when blue whales are baleen whales
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level 42
Mar 5, 2018
Orcas are still dolphins, by your own definition then, Stursi.
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level 71
Jan 10, 2018
The term is "Trash Panda" not "garbage panda".
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level ∞
Jan 11, 2018
Fixed
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level 69
Jan 11, 2018
I'm not usually one to argue for more spelling allowances, but "capybara" may be short, but it's a mite tricky.
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level 71
Jan 11, 2018
'five fingers and opposable thumbs' is misleading - makes it sound like 6 digits.

Could maybe change to '5 fingers including opposable thumbs'?
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level 44
Jan 11, 2018
Indonesia. Wow.
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level 58
Mar 5, 2018
I thought it would be Brazil, considering the Amazon jungle fauna diversity.
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level 47
Mar 10, 2018
I was thinking Brazil too, until I remembered what my friend who grew up there told me--there's tons of wildlife there, but not a whole lot of mammals, at least not large ones.
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level 73
Jan 11, 2018
It's "Bovine is to cows *as* Cervine is to ____".
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level ∞
Jan 12, 2018
Fixed
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level 48
Jan 12, 2018
I don't know what a flying squirrel is, but in Australia we have a creature called a sugar glider (unofficially called a flying fox, which in turn has had play equipment used by kids named after it) that also fits that description exactly.
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level 50
Mar 5, 2018
Flying Foxes are a type of bat.
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level 60
Mar 5, 2018
Why do I always think they're called GREAT blue whales??
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level 61
Mar 5, 2018
Because they are FI-I-I-INNNE!
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level 65
Mar 6, 2018
Flying Lemurs are also a thing. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colugo
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level 48
Mar 6, 2018
I'm so stupid. I forgot that whales are mammals, and I was trying to figure out what mammal is heavier than a whale.
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level 58
Mar 6, 2018
Rodent's of unusual size? I don't think they exist.
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level 71
Jun 1, 2018
I thought wombats were rodents. I guess not