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Zoo Questions

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Survey of Animals: Zoo Questions

Please type the answers of the following questions:

1. What function, other than hearing, do the African Elephant’s ears serve?

Answer: The African elephant uses its ears as signaling organs. Ears are also used to regulate body temperature and are used as a protective feature in the African elephant to ward off potential threats. _______________________________________________________________________

2. What color is the rump of a Hamadryas Baboon?

Answer: The rump of a Hamadryas Baboon is pink.
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3. What is the life span of the Serval?

Answer: The lifespan of the Serval is up to 19 years.
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4. What is the diet of the DeBrazza Monkey?

Answer: DeBrazza monkeys are omnivores; however, fruits form the most important part of their diet. They also eat flowers, leaves, mushrooms, beetles, termites, worms, and lizards. At the zoo they are offered Monkey Chow, fruits, and vegetables. ________________________________________________________________________

5. The Bateleur Eagle gets his name from the French word for: acrobat. ________________________________________________________________________

6. The Nile Lechwe is known for what?

Answer: The Nile Lechwe is known for its unique naming and looks. ________________________________________________________________________

7. Meerkat packs may consist of how many individuals?

Answer: Meerkat packs consist of up to 40 individuals.
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8. How long will Kirk’s Dik-Dik survive in captivity?

Answer: Kirk’s Dik-Dik will survive in captivity for 10 years. ________________________________________________________________________

9. What bird is considered noisy and gets its name from a loud instrument?

Answer: The Lyrebird...
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