Livingstone's Flying Fox
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  • Question 1
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    Which of these is a Livingstone's flying fox?

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  • Question 2
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    What are groups of Livingstone's flying foxes called?

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    Harem

    Cauldron

    Cloud

    Colony

  • Question 3
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    What is the average size of a group of Livingstone's flying foxes?

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    1-15

    15-150

    150-1,500

    1,500-5,000

  • Question 4
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    What is the mating system of the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    Monogamous

    Polygynous

    Polyandrous

    Ploygynandrous

  • Question 5
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    When are Livingstone's flying foxes born?

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    Summer-Fall

    Fall-Winter

    Winter-Spring

    Spring-Summer

  • Question 6
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    When is the Livingstone's flying fox's breeding season?

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    January-June

    July-December

  • Question 7
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    To how many young does a Livingstone's flying fox typically give birth?

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    1

    5

    10

    20

  • Question 8
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    The generation length of the Livingstone's flying fox is unknown, but is estimated to be 8.1 years.

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    True

    False

  • Question 9
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    What sense do Livingstone's flying foxes rely on to determine if fruit is ripe enough to eat?

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    Smell

    Sight

    Hearing

    Taste

  • Question 10
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    Why do Livingstone's flying foxes roost near rivers and other humid environments?

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    Thermal Sensitivity

    Predator Aversion

    Food Availability

    Water Requirements

  • Question 11
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    The loss of native forests has resulted in impermanence or complete drying of nearly all rivers in the Livingstone's flying fox's habitat.

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    True

    False

  • Question 12
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    During the past 20 years, the Comoros, where the Livingstone's flying fox inhabits, has lost how much of its remaining forests?

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    20%

    50%

    75%

    95%

  • Question 13
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    Why are trees felled in the Livingstone's flying fox's habitat?

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    Fuelwood

    Construction

    Agricultural Use

    Ranching Livestock

  • Question 14
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    What is the Livingstone's flying fox's diet?

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    Herbivorous

    Carnivorous

    Omnivorous

  • Question 15
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    What kind of herbivore is the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    Frugivore

    Folivore

    Detritivore

    Ruminant

  • Question 16
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    What do Livingstone's flying foxes feed on?

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    Fruit

    Nectar

    Leaves

    Insects

  • Question 17
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    The Livingstone's flying fox is endemic to what continent?

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    Africa

    Asia

    Australia

    Europe

  • Question 18
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    The Livingstone's flying fox is endemic to what country?

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    Comoros

    Mayotte

    Madagascar

    Seychelles

  • Question 19
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    With continuing habitat change, where has the Livingstone's flying fox retreated?

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    Higher Elevations

    Lower Elevations

  • Question 20
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    How do Livingstone's flying foxes positively affect their native ecosystem?

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    Seed Dispersal

    Forest Regeneration

    Plant Pollination

    Disease Prevention

  • Question 21
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    Livingstone's flying foxes are considered a nuisance.

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    True

    False

  • Question 22
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    What types of communication do Livingstone's flying foxes most rely on?

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    Auditory

    Chemical

    Tactile

    Visual

  • Question 23
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    Both male and female Livingstone's flying foxes partake in parental investment.

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    True

    False

  • Question 24
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    How long does Livingstone's flying fox weaning last?

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    2-4 Months

    4-6 Months

    6-12 Months

    12-18 Months

  • Question 25
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    Livingstone's flying foxes are one of the most critically endangered bat species.

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    True

    False

  • Question 26
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    Rapid destruction of the Livingstone's flying fox's forest habitats indicates these bats may become extinct within 10 years.

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    True

    False

  • Question 27
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    Livingstone's flying foxes are blind.

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    True

    False

  • Question 28
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    The Livingstone's flying fox's small population is found within a restricted range solely on how many small, adjacent islands?

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    2

    3

    4

    5

  • Question 29
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    What kind of legal protection does the Livingstone's flying fox receive within the Union of the Comoros?

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    None

    Lowest Level

    Highest Level

  • Question 30
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    Global climate change could negatively affect the availability of suitable roosting habitat for the Livingstone's flying fox.

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    True

    False

  • Question 31
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    What physical features distinguishes the Livingstone's flying fox from most other pteropodids?

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    Black & Tawny Fur

    Rounded Ears

    Red-Orange Eyes

    Black, Hairless Wings

  • Question 32
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    Livingstone's flying foxes exhibit sexual dimorphism.

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    True, Males are Larger

    True, Females are Larger

    False

  • Question 33
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    There are numerous conservation action plans and programs in place to help preserve the Livingstone's flying fox.

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    True

    False

  • Question 34
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    How many Livingstone's flying foxes are estimated to remain?

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    100-300

    400-1,300

    3,000-4,000

    10,000-14,000

  • Question 35
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    When are Livingstone flying foxes much more selective on what and where they feed?

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    Dry Season

    Rainy Season

  • Question 36
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    The Livingstone's flying fox has taken advantage of elevational differences in tree fruiting phenology to compensate for seasonal variation in fruit availability.

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    True

    False

  • Question 37
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    Which tree is most important for the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    Giant-Leaved Fig Tree

    Kapok

    Antandronarum

    Mangrove

  • Question 38
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    In what type of habitat does the Livingstone's flying fox reside?

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    Forest

    Caves & Subterranean

    Rocky Areas

    Shrubland

  • Question 39
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    Livingstone's flying foxes prefer to roost on steep-sided valleys with slopes that face which direction?

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    Southeast

    Southwest

    Northeast

    Northwest

  • Question 40
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    What is the rhythm of the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    Nocturnal

    Diurnal

    Crepuscular

    Cathemeral

  • Question 41
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    What is the lifespan of the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    1-5 Years

    5-15 Years

    15-30 Years

    30-50 Years

  • Question 42
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    When was a captive-breeding program initiated for the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    1992

    1929

    2002

    2019

  • Question 43
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    The Livingstone's flying fox breeding program has increased the captive population from 17 to how many individuals?

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    29

    59

    109

    509

  • Question 44
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    What are predators of the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    Humans

    Snakes

    Raptors

    Lemurs

  • Question 45
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    Human pressures on the Livingstone's flying fox's native forests are expected to continue, as the growth rate of the human population remains high, with an annual increase of how much?

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    2.5%

    12.5%

    25%

    52%

  • Question 46
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    Livingstone's flying foxes are migratory.

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    True

    False

  • Question 47
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    The Livingstone's flying fox is hunted for food more than other bats in its region.

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    True

    False

  • Question 48
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    Livingstone's flying foxes often glide, rather than fly directly.

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    True

    False

  • Question 49
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    How do Livingstone's flying foxes most often gain height when flying?

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    Updrafts of Warm Air

    Gliding

    Circling

    Flapping

  • Question 50
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    The Livingstone's flying fox occurs in protected areas.

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    True

    False

  • Question 51
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    How many key Livingstone's flying fox roost sites have been identified?

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    2

    7

    17

    32

  • Question 52
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    What are Livingstone's flying foxes considered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species?

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    Vulnerable

    Endangered

    Critically Endangered

    Extinct in the Wild

  • Question 53
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    What threatens the Livingstone's flying fox?

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    Habitat Loss

    Habitat Fragmentation

    Small Range

    High Predator Populations

  • Question 54
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    The habitat loss of the Livingstone's flying fox's has exceeded what percentage over the past 3 generations?

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    20%

    40%

    60%

    80%

  • Question 55
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    Which of these are Livingstone's flying fox tracks?

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