The first week of October is Wildlife Week. As every year the Conservation Society of Sierra Leone is celebrating Wildlife and Nature from the 2nd to the 8th of October with staff, friends, members and our School Nature Clubs. This year we want to give all of you the chance to test your knowledge on nature.

Check your knowledge with our Wildlife Week Nature Quiz

What is the name of the animal in CSSL´s logo, when was CSSL founded and by whom?

The animal in CSSL´s logo is a leopard. CSSL was founded in September 1986 by Dr Sama Banya.

What are the three R´s that are used to save the environment including forests?

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The practice of regulating forest resources to meet the needs of society and industry preserving the forest´s health is called...

Sustainable Forest Management

Which bird can fly backwards? Peacock, Hummingbird, Cardinal Bird or Crimson Sunbird?

Hummingbirds can fly backwards.

The biggest threat to wildlife is...

Loss of habitat through human activities like agriculture, logging, farming etc.

What is the first rule when you see an animal in the wild?

Leave it alone.

You are sleeping in your bed and you hear a noise that sounds like somebody is asking "Who?". Who could be making this noise?

It could be an owl, an African Green Pigeon, a Common Bulbul or a Palmnut Vulture.

Ture or False: Bats are mammals.

True

Are butterflies insects?

Yes

Which is the fastet animal on earth?

Cheetah

How many pairs of wings does a bee have?

Two pairs

The crocodile species is believed to have been around for how long? 7 million years, 200 million years or 500 millions years?

200 million years

The fingerprint of which animal extremly resembles the human fingerprint?

The fingerprint of the Koala.

A baby elephant is known as...

... calve

Sparrows are a symbol of...

... Hope or Luck

CSSL Newsletter 2-2024

In this issue, the Conservation Society of Sierra Leone promotes livelihood activities in Big wata community to encourage the community to move away from the

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