Trivia Tuesday: Birds What bird has the longest lifespan? a) Swan b) Parrot c) Ostrich d) Cardinal
Homing pigeons are bred to find their way home from long distances away and have been used for thousands of years to carry messages. How are the flying abilities of pigeons? a) Slow and limited range. b) Strong, swift and graceful flyers. c) Differ according to season. d) pigeons can’t fly.
Hummingbirds can fly backwards. Why are they called hummingbirds? a) They are very light. b) They sing when they fly. c) Their wings make a humming sound. d) Their song sounds like humming
The Ostrich is the largest bird in the world. It also lays the largest eggs and has the fastest maximum running speed (60mph or 97 kph). Ostrich are very large birds with long necks and legs but relatively small heads. … To protect themselves, ostrich have four-inch claws on a cloven foot and can kick hard enough to kill a lion. Besides running, how else can an ostrich defend itself? a) Hiding or kicking b) Making a screaming noise c) Flying away d) Standing still out in the open so a predator won’t notice it
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