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The Living Edens South Georgia Island: Paradise of Ice Purchase Video
Denizens of South Georgia Island

South Georgia Island is so remote, few people even know it exists. Even fewer have visited the beautiful but blistering cold island. Find out how well you'd fit in at this faraway arctic paradise - take this trivia challenge!

1. Which type of non-indigenous animal was introduced to South Georgia earlier this century?
A. Elephant seal
B. Reindeer
C. Macaroni penguin
D. Wandering albatross

2. Which of the following amenities can be found on South Georgia?
A. Airport
B. Roads
C. Radio station
D. Telephone station

3. What type of growth cannot be found on South Georgia?
A. Grass
B. Moss
C. Trees
D. lichen

4. South Georgia is slightly larger than which state in the U.S.?
A. Rhode Island
B. Texas
C. Maine
D. Alaska

5. Elephant seals spend what percentage of their lives underwater?
A. 90%
B. 70%
C. 50%
D. 30%

6. How many glaciers are on South Georgia?
A. 3
B. 47
C. 96
D. 163

7. During what month each year do maraconi penguins arrive to breed?
A. December
B. April
C. October
D. July

8. What is the wingspan of a wandering albatross?
A. 8 feet
B. Over 10 feet
C. 5 feet
D. Under 3 feet

9. What percentage of the world's southern fur seals visit South Georgia each summer?
A. 95%
B. 75%
C. 50%
D. 25%

10. South Georgia is how many miles north of the continent Antarctica?
A. 500
B. 1,000
C. 1,500
D. 2,000

11. How many females are in the breeding harem of a bull elephant seal?
A. 10
B. Under 20
C. 50
D. Up to 100

12. What is the highest peak on the island?
A. Mount Paget
B. Nordenskjold Peak
C. Mount Carse
D. Mount Sugartop

13. What is the lifespan of a wandering albatross?
A. 10 years
B. 30 years
C. 50 years
D. 80 years

14. What is unique about the courtship of the sooty albatross?
A. Shrill hissing
B. Synchronized aerial dance
C. Lengthy fighting
D. Never leave nest



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