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OC Zoo Quiz Answers

OC Zoo Mini-Quiz

Most of the zoo animals have been rehabilitated from an injury or are no longer able to live in the wild. Let’s test your knowledge. Answers in red.

1. Yo-Yo and Nacho are black bears, but they are actually brown in color. What other colors can black bears be?

  • White
  • Navy blue
  • Brown
  • Black
  • All of the above

2. Yo-Yo and Nacho actually have different flavor preferences. Yo-Yo doesn’t like bananas, but Nacho eats them up. What favorite fruit does Yo-Yo love to eat, but Nacho spits out?

  • Grapes
  • Loganberries
  • Strawberries
  • Cantaloupe

3. The ocelot is one of 2 endangered species at the zoo. There are only 80+ ocelots still living in the wild in the U.S. What state do they live in?

  • Minnesota
  • Texas
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania

4. Bobcats get their name from their “bobbed” short tails.

5. Are peccaries and javelinas considered pigs?

  • Yes
  • No

6. A chicken with no neck feathers is:

  • Sick
  • Endangered
  • An actual species called the Transylvanian Naked Neck Chicken. Meet Elvira:

7. The life expectancy of a mountain lion is around 20 years old. How old is the female at the zoo?

  • 14
  • 12
  • 10
  • 9

8. What are the 2 special events at the zoo involving the animals? Halloween (give animals Jack O’ Lantern filled with treats) and Christmas – where animals receive treats hidden in Christmas trees.

9. Coati’s are not in the anteater family. What’s their closest relative at the zoo?

  • Badgers
  • Raccoons
  • Opossums
  • Bears

10. Question #3 alluded to endangered species at the zoo. Ocelots are one. What is the other?

  • Vulture
  • Bald eagle
  • Island fox
  • Golden eagle

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