Special Sub-Topic: Animals Odd-One-Out
|Which one of these members of the cat family would you not see in the wild in Africa?|
jaguar. The jaguar is native to South and Central America, and is particularly abundant in the Amazon rainforest.
|Which one of these mammals is not classified as a rodent?|
cottontail. The cottontail is a member of the Leporidae family, which consists of rabbits and hares.
|Which one of these fish would you not normally find in the open sea?|
koi carp. The Koi carp is a freshwater fish, most commonly found in eastern Asia. Although the chinook salmon returns to freshwater to breed, it spends most of its life in the ocean.
|Which of these birds is not the real name of a type of owl?|
blue-footed owl. The bare-legged owl is found in Cuba; the fearful owl is most likely to be spotted in the Solomon Islands; and the maned owl is native to western and central Africa. There is no blue-footed owl - there is a seabird called the blue-footed booby however.
|Which one of these snakes is not native to the United Kingdom?|
milk snake. The milk snake is native to the Americas, the only time you will see one in the UK is in a zoo. The adder is the only poisonous snake native to the UK.
|Which one of these birds is not the official state bird of any of the US states?|
kookaburra. The kookaburra is native to Australia, you won't see any flying around in the wild in the USA. The yellowhammer is the state bird of Alabama; the ptarmigan is the state bird of Alaska; and the roadrunner is the state bird of New Mexico.
|Which of these creatures is not classified as an amphibian?|
slowworm. An amphibian is an animal that lives on both land and water. The slowworm is a limbless reptile that resembles a snake.
|In which of these countries would you not see a tiger in the wild?|
Kenya. Tigers are found throughout much of western, central and southern Asia, but none are to be seen in the wild anywhere on the continent of Africa.
|Which of the following is not the real name of a species of bear?|
koala bear. Although sometimes referred to as a koala bear, because of its physical appearance, the koala is actually a marsupial, with a taxonomical family all of its own called Phascolarctidae.
|Three of these sea creatures are mammals; which is the odd-one-out in that it is actually a fish?|
whale shark. The whale shark is the largest fish on Earth. A member of the shark family, it is a filter-feeder which exists on krill and plankton.
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