What Do You Know About Famous Zoo Animals?

What Do You Know About Famous Zoo Animals?

Welcome to our trivia quiz spotlighting the unforgettable stars of the animal kingdom: famous zoo animals! From captivating escape artists to beloved ambassadors of conservation, these creatures have left an indelible mark on both zoo visitors and popular culture. Whether you're fascinated by the intelligence of Koko the gorilla, the regal presence of lions like Elsa, or the playful antics of pandas Gao Gao, this quiz promises to delight and educate. Think you know everything? It's time to test your knowledge on the names, stories, and legacies of these remarkable animals who have captured the hearts of millions worldwide.

What is the name of the elephant who was killed in 1903 by a lightning strike in the Coney Island Zoo, New York?

What is the name of the female gorilla who was the first to have been born and raised in captivity and became a symbol for conservation efforts?

What was the name of the gorilla who was the subject of a famous ethological study by Dian Fossey?

What is the name of the famous Western lowland gorilla who learned to communicate using American Sign Language?

What is the name of the female orca who was the star of the documentary film "Blackfish," which criticized the practice of keeping orcas in captivity?

Which famous gorilla, known for his intelligence and artwork, became the subject of a documentary film?

Which famous elephant was the star of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and became known for his incredible memory and intelligence?

Which zoo in China became famous for its giant panda breeding program?

Which famous zoo animal was the subject of a children's book series written by Hugh Lofting?

What is the name of the chimpanzee who was trained to smoke cigarettes and became a popular attraction at the Central Park Zoo in the early 20th century?

What is the name of the polar bear who lived in the Central Park Zoo and inspired the character of Baloo in "The Jungle Book"?

What is the name of the lion who starred in the MGM logo?

What is the name of the hippopotamus who resided in the London Zoo and was one of its most popular attractions in the early 20th century?

Which zoo in England is famous for its successful breeding program of black rhinoceroses?

Which zoo animal became an internet sensation after escaping its enclosure and going on a rampage in Tokyo in 2018?

What is the name of the gorilla who became famous for his ability to walk upright like a human?

What is the name of the elephant who was gifted to the United States by the King of Thailand and lived in the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.?

What is the name of the famous male panda who lived in the San Diego Zoo?

Which famous hippopotamus was responsible for the popularity of the Cincinnati Zoo in the early 20th century?

What is the name of the chimpanzee who was raised as a human child in the 1960s as part of a controversial linguistic experiment known as Project Nim?

What is the name of the female chimpanzee who was the matriarch of the colony at the Gombe Stream Research Center, studied by Jane Goodall?

What is the name of the gorilla who was the oldest living male of his species until his death in 2017 at the Atlanta Zoo?

Which famous zoo animal did Robin Williams make friends with?

Which famous orangutan was featured in a series of movies alongside Clint Eastwood?

Which famous lioness was part of George and Joy Adamson's rehabilitation program in Kenya and was the subject of the book and movie "Born Free"?

What Do You Know About Famous Zoo Animals?

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