Ugly But Cute Animals Quiz

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Some animals are downright ugly, some are too cute you’d want to bring them home. Others, like the ones mentioned in this quiz, are in between. Find out how well you know them by answering these true or false questions.

Bohol Tarsier
Philippine Tarsier (Carlito syrichta), one of the smallest primates. This one is about 5 inches long with a tail longer than its body. Photo taken in Bohol, Philippines. By mtoz cc2.0




True or False?

1. The star-nosed mole has a prominent five-pointed star-shaped nose making it look weird.

 True

 False

 

2. Adult axolotl never develop an adult body.

 True

 False

 

3. There is such thing as a furry crab — they’re the yeti crabs.

 True

 False

 

4. A proboscis monkey’s nose is so long it hangs lower than its mouth.

 True

 False

 

5. The Chinese crested dog can get big pimples.

 True

 False

 

6. There’s nothing heavenly about the celestial eye goldfish, given that it has a slender body with two tails and bulging eyes on top of its head.

 True

 False

 

7. The emperor tamarin got its name from the crown-like yellowish speckles on its head. These spots were thought to resemble an emperor’s crown.

 True

 False

 

8. The dugong got its “sea cow” nickname because of its large body and its habit of grazing on underwater grasses.

 True

 False

 

9. The pangolin is a cross between a penguin and a dolphin.

 True

 False

 

10. Panda ants are not really ants, they’re actually wingless wasps.

 True

 False




Answers to Ugly But Cute Animals Quiz:

1. False. Yes, it has a star for a nose, but not a five-pointed typical star. Its nose is ringed by twenty-two fleshy tentacles that look like a “star”.
2. True.
3. True.
4. True.
5. True.
6. True.
7. False. Its long, white mustache is one of the most prominent mustaches among animals — this mustache resembles that of German Emperor Wilhelm II.
8. True.
9. False. Pangolins are burrowing mammals that eat termites and ants.
10. True.

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