Trivia #034 – A Flamboyance Of Flamingoes

Lake Nakuru is the single most important foraging site for the lesser flamingo anywhere, and a major nesting and breeding ground for great white pelicans. It has been described by ornithologists as the greatest bird spectacle in the world.
What is the estimated flamingo population at Lake Nakuru?

1. 500,00 – 1 millon
2. 1 – 2 million
3. 1.5 – 10 million
4. 2.5 – 5 million

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Trivia #028 – Heir To The Throne

The red feathers of the lourie bird are a sign of belonging to the royal family of Swaziland and can only be worn by members of the royal family. How is a king of this world’s last remaining absolute Monarchy selected?

1. The first born son of the first wife of the King.
2. The oldest surviving brother of the Queen Mother.
3. Any son (adult male) of Swaziland as long as he is not of royal birth
4. Any son of a Swaziland king as long as he is single.

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Trivia #026 – “Nobody In Africa Wears Shoes”

At the end of the nineteenth century, just as colonial Africa was opening up as a market, all the manufacturers of shoes in Victorian England sent their representatives to Africa to see if there might be an opportunity there for their wares. All duly came back in time with the same answer. ‘Nobody in Africa wears shoes. So, there is no market for our products there.

All, that is, save for the representative from this company;

  1. Clarks, Britain
  2. Bata, Czech Republic
  3. Adidas, Bavaria
  4. Puma, Bavaria

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