Statistics for Animals in British History

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HintAnswer% Correct
The two animals which spread the Black DeathRat
97%
One of these, named Dolly, was cloned in Edinburgh in 1996Sheep
97%
These birds were used to send messages in WWIHoming pigeon
93%
Animal considered a symbol of EnglandLion
90%
Mythical animal considered a symbol of WalesDragon
88%
Winston Churchill was often compared to this breed of dogBulldog
87%
After contentious Parliamentary debate, the hunting of this animal was banned in the 2000sFox
82%
Breed of dog famously owned by Queen Elizabeth IICorgi
81%
By law, any of these birds found on open water belong to the queenSwan
80%
Mythical animal considered a symbol of ScotlandUnicorn
78%
According to legend, the crown will fall if these birds leave the Tower of LondonRavens
76%
Animal that T.E. Lawrence rode across the Sinai PeninsulaCamel
75%
Bird brought into coal mines to detect carbon monoxide, finally phased out in the 1980sCanary
72%
The two animals which spread the Black DeathFlea
63%
Many kings sought to rid the realm of this animal. The last one in Britain was killed in 1680.Wolf
55%
Aquatic creature that was jellied and eaten by London's poor from the 18th–20th centuriesEel
52%
In the original nursery rhyme, four and twenty naughty boys were baked in a pie.
Later, naughty boys were changed to these.
Blackbirds
50%
Type of fish used to make kippers, once a common tea time treatHerring
38%
Throughout history, royals favored the luxurious white fur of this animalErmine
35%
Horse breed whose lineage is traced to three stallions imported to England around 1700Thoroughbred
18%

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