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QUESTION 1 OF 16
When wood frogs go into hibernation, the following occurs:
  • They stop breathing
  • Their hearts stop
  • Ice Crystals form within their bodies
  • All of the above
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is All of the above.

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Wonderfully suited for cold temperatures, the Wood Frog produces a special anti-freeze within their bodies that keeps liquids from freezing inside their cells and killing them while they hibernate.

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QUESTION 2 OF 16
Because the Pika is extremely sensitive to temperature, they are considered to be:
  • Cold-Blooded
  • A warning system for global warming
  • Vegetarians
  • Susceptible to frostbite
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is A warning system for global warming.

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Known as the "Whistling Hare", the Pika emits a high-pitched alarm call when it dives into its burrow to signal danger.

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QUESTION 3 OF 16
Each fall, more than 3,000 Bald Eagles convene along several miles of Southeast Alaska's Chilkat River in order to:
  • Rest
  • Breed
  • Give Birth
  • Eat Salmon
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is Eat Salmon.

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Each October in the ChillKat river, five species of salmon spawn and then die. This provides copious amounts of food that attracts the Bald Eagles.

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QUESTION 4 OF 16
Wolverines are members of which family of animals?:
  • Bear
  • Dog
  • Weasel
  • Mountain Lion
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is Weasel.

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Wolverine fur is highly prized and sought after by hunters because it is resistant to frost.

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QUESTION 5 OF 16
Jumping Spiders have some of the best vision among invertebrates. They use their four pairs of eyes for:
  • Hunting
  • Navigation
  • Courtship
  • All of the Above
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is All of the Above.

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Jumping Spiders not only use their silk as safety lines during jumps, they also use it to build tents. These "pup tents" serve as shelters, molting chambers, egg storage and hibernation enclosures.

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QUESTION 6 OF 16
Big Horn Sheep were once nearly extinct, until this group mounted a state-wide campaign to save them.
  • National Ovine Rescue Foundation
  • The Big Horn Sheep Association of Arizona
  • The Boy Scouts of Arizona
  • The United States Coast Guard
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is The Boy Scouts of Arizona.

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In 1936, after the Big Horn Sheep population was critically low, the Arizona Boy Scouts initiated a recovery campaign. It was a success - their efforts led to the creation of two bighorn game ranges in Arizona and the desert bighorn sheep is now the official mascot for the Arizona Boy Scouts!

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QUESTION 7 OF 16
Currently, Utah is the home to approximately how many wild Mustangs?
  • 4,000
  • 200
  • 20,000
  • 60,000
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is 4,000.

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The English word "mustang" comes from the Spanish word "mestengo" - which means stray livestock animal.

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QUESTION 8 OF 16
The Swift Fox got its name because it can reach speeds up to _____ miles per hour.
  • 55
  • 17
  • 25
  • 40
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is 25.

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Having become nearly extinct in the 1930's, the Swift Fox population rebounded after efforts made by organizations like the Badlands National Park in South Dakota. Foxes were released into the park over a three year period.

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QUESTION 9 OF 16
Mountain Goats have an aggressive social structure, often fighting for ranks that determine eating, sleeping and mating. When a Mountain Goat doesn't want to fight, they:
  • Offer their Prey
  • Stretch Low to the Ground
  • Emit a high-pitched call
  • None of the Above
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is Stretch Low to the Ground.

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Mountain Goats are not true goats. While they are close relatives, they are more closely related to the antelope.

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QUESTION 10 OF 16
Garter Snake babies are different than other snake babies. This is because:
  • They are born at their full size
  • They are born with legs.
  • They are born ten at a time.
  • They are born alive and don't hatch from eggs.
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is They are born alive and don't hatch from eggs..

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Twice a year, tens of thousands of red-sided Garter Snakes gather at the surface of their winter dens in Manitoba. When the weather turns warm, the snakes emerge from these dens and gather in large numbers to perform a mating ritual.

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QUESTION 11 OF 16
Bison are surprisingly excellent:
  • Swimmers
  • Jumpers
  • Burrowers
  • Dancers
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is Swimmers.

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Bison are great swimmers and can easily cross rivers and small bodies of water over half a mile wide.

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QUESTION 12 OF 16
The Barred Owl has many nicknames, including:
  • Eight Hooter
  • Wooly Owl
  • Spotted Owl
  • Hoot Suites
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is Eight Hooter.

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Barred Owls don't migrate - they live year-round in forests of large trees, often near water. Fossils of Barred Owls from the Gulf Coast area have been discovered and date back 11,000 years to the Pleistocene era.

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QUESTION 13 OF 16
A set of antlers on a mature Elk can weigh up to how many pounds?
  • 13
  • 27
  • 40
  • 62
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is 40.

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The current elk seen most prevalently through North America are the Rocky Mountain Elk. While these species are more commonly found on the western states, they have been introduced to the Eastern regions of North America where they've made permanent homes.

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QUESTION 14 OF 16
The temperature at which alligator eggs develop determines their sex. At what temperature range do female alligators hatch?
  • 50 °F to 100 °F
  • 17 °F to 22 °F
  • 82 °F to 86 °F
  • None of the Above
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is 82 °F to 86 °F.

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Alligator eggs which are hatched in temperatures ranging from 90 to 93°F result in male gators, while those in temperatures from 82 to 86°F will be female. Intermediate temperature ranges yield a mix of both male and females.

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QUESTION 15 OF 16
Interestingly, American Black Bears are not only black in color. Their coats can also be:
  • Brown
  • White
  • Blue-Silver
  • All of the Above
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is All of the Above.

Did You Know?

The American Black Bear can only be found in North America and it is estimated that their population exceeds 600,000. Additionally, Black Bears are the smallest of the three bear species found in North America.

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QUESTION 16 OF 16
The Gray Wolf relies heavily on its sensory abilities. However, it has one sense that is quite weak compared to similar animals:
  • Smell
  • Hearing
  • Taste
  • Vision
Correct! Incorrect. The correct answer is Smell.

Did You Know?

A subspecies of the gray wolf known as the Labrador Wolf is found primarily in northern Quebec and Labrador. Because it lives in a vast and rugged landscape and is so elusive, it is one of the least studied wolves in the world.

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