Test your knowledge on how animals spruce themselves up!
1.How many hours does a Sea Otter spend grooming itself every day? a) 2 – 3 hours b) 3 – 4 hours c) 4 – 5 hours d) 5 – 6 hours
2.True or False:
When birds groom themselves, they also spread oil from the preen gland over the top layer of feathers, which helps to keep them dry.
3.When a bird removes dirt and dust from its feathers with its beak, it is: a) Preening b) Scratching c) Grooming d) Pecking
4.True or False:
Flies clean themselves by rubbing their legs together, and by running them over their body, wings, and head.
5.True or False:
Beavers must groom themselves daily to keep their fur waterproof.
6.Fish do not groom themselves. Instead, they enlist the help of fish and shrimp known as: a) Scrubbers b) Washers c) Cleaners d) Helpers
7.True or False:
In the winter, Polar Bears will roll in the snow to clean their fur.
8.True or False:
Butterflies do not groom themselves.
9.Grasshoppers clean themselves using their: a) Antennae b) Legs c) Wings d) Mandibles
10.True or False:
Deer groom themselves by licking their fur with their tongue.