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1. What crazy-sounding bird represents the province of Ontario?
2. The provincial flower of Quebec used to be the madonna lily, but it was replaced by the blue flag iris instead. Of which US state is the blue flag iris - also known as the purple iris - also a symbol?
3. This dog represents Nova Scotia, and - as its name suggests - was bred to catch a certain type of bird for hunters. What bird is this?
4. This little bird is a symbol of New Brunswick, and is also the state bird of Maine and Massachusetts in the US. What is its name? (Hint: look at its head.)
5. This owl is the provincial bird of Manitoba, and is one of the largest species of owl in the world. What kind of owl is it?
6. British Columbia's provincial animal is the spirit bear and its bird is the Steller's jay, and it's also one of the provinces to have a province fish - and a tasty one, at that. What kind of fish are these?
7. 'Anne of Green Gables' was set on Prince Edward Island, and Anne Shirley herself would have approved of the name of its provincial flower. What flower is this?
8. This deer is native to the Americas, but has also been introduced to countries as diverse as New Zealand, the Bahamas and Finland. It is also the provincial animal of Saskatchewan. Its Latin name is Odocoileus virginianus, but can you tell me its English name?
9. 'Moose, Moose, from the land of pine and spruce, tingly, heady, rough and ready...' runs the jingle from a beer advert in 'The Edible Woman' by Margaret Atwood. This pine tree is the provincial tree of Alberta, but what kind of pine is it?
10. This grouse, or ptarmigan, is one of the symbols of Newfoundland and Labrador. What type of grouse is it?
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