31 December 2013
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Chris Packham returns to examine the world’s freakiest phenomena in Nature’s Weirdest Events on BBC Two, Tuesday 31st December at 2000 GMT.
Find out how much attention you’ve paid to the weird wonders of nature in 2013 with our quick news quiz.
1.) Question 1
Which false widow species hit the headlines as “Britain’s most venomous spider” this year?
- Steatoda nobilis
- Steatoda bipunctata
- Steatoda grossa
5.) Question 5
A new species of hero shrew was described but is it true their name comes from a ‘special power’?
7.) Question 8
Name this mammal which was ‘discovered’ among museum specimens:
9.) Question 9
What species is this unusual two-headed snake photographed in North Yorkshire:
- Grass snake
- Smooth snake
10.) Question 10
Male koalas have high voices because of a special organ in their throat. True or false?
0 – 3 : Normal newt
4 – 6 : Odd olinguito
7 – 10 : Weird whale shark!
Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/25434174