Trivia #079 – Big Cats

There are 9 “big cat” species, however not all big cats are present on the African continent. Of the following, which is not found in Africa?

1. Lion
2. Tiger
3. Leopard
4. Cheetah

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Trivia #075 – Black Or White [Rhino]?

Overall, there are five different species of rhinoceros; three are from southern Asia and two are from Africa. They are the Black Rhinoceros, White Rhinoceros, Indian Rhinoceros, Javan Rhinoceros and Sumatran Rhinoceros. When on safari, what is one way of distinguishing the black rhino from the white?

  1. There is no visible difference. Experts and wildlife conservationists can only be able to tell with a blood test.
  2. Their coloring; they’re obviously either white or black.
  3. The shape of their mouths; black rhinos have a pointed tip while the white rhino’s is flat.
  4. Their size; white rhinos are a miniature type of rhinoceros and therefore smaller than their black counterpart.

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Trivia #074 – The Making Of A UNESCO World Heritage Site

The UNESCO World Heritage Convention designated Okavango Delta a World Heritage Site in 2014, and it was the 1000th site to be listed. What is the contributing factor to the numerous islands found within?

  1. It is a man-made phenomenon
  2. Mud deposits from the various bird species that nest on the delta
  3. Crocodile paths as they migrate to and from the river
  4. Termite nest building over time

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