Specialist: famous animals

From the quiz on 16/2/16.

  1. In which 1993 film was the title role played by an orca called Keiko? Free Willy

  2. What animal was Paul, who famously predicted the outcomes of the final and all seven matches played by Germany at the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Octopus

  3. During a show at The Mirage in 2003, who was nearly killed when a white tiger named Mantecore bit his neck and dragged him off stage? Roy Horn (from Siegfried & Roy)

  4. What was the name of the African elephant bought as a circus attraction by P. T. Barnum in 1882? Jumbo

  5. The Roslin Institute, at which Dolly the sheep was cloned in 1996, is part of which UK university? University of Edinburgh

  6. Every day for almost ten years after his owner’s death in 1925, the Akita dog called Hachikō waited faithfully for his master to return home from work at which railway station in Tokyo? Shibuya


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