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15 Cards in this Set

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1. What continent's macro zamia tree lives for 7,000 years?
A: Australia's.
2. What determines the gender of crocodile embryos--temperature, humidity, or genetics?
A: Temperature.
3. What do imbibers know as the most prevalent fruit crop in the world?
A: Grapes.
4. What color are a zebra's black stripes during the first six months of life?
A: Brown.
5. What mollusk was obliged to share its name with the first waterproof watch?
A: The oyster.
6. What animal's flesh, when sun-dried in the Andes, becomes a jerky called charqui?
A: A Llama's.
7. What two colors are a magpie's feathers?
A: Black and white.
8. What can mutagens cause?
A: Mutations.
9. What drug did the University of Pennsylvania animal-behavior clinic prescribe for depressed dogs?
A: Prozac.
10. What amphibians do you raise if your run a ranarium?
A: Frogs.
11. What caused half of all deaths from natural disasters from 1945 to 1986?
A: Earthquakes.
12. What mineral accounts for 35 percent of the Earth's composition?
A: Iron.
13. What did the ancient Greeks believe to be a cross between a tiger and a horse?
A: A zebra.
14. What does the praying mantis store by the hundreds in oothecas?
A: Eggs.
15. What elemental event rejuvenates a prairie by causing more plants to grow taller, flower and produce seed?
A: Fire.