Question 1: Goliath herons are diurnal, meaning they are active when?
- Dawn and dusk
Correct Answer: Daytime
Fact: The goliath heron hunts and travels during the day. At 5 feet tall, it is the biggest living heron, surpassed only by the now-extinct Bennu heron, which was over 6 feet tall.
Question 2: What body part is used by goliath herons to eat, kill prey, and probe for food?
Correct Answer: Beak
Fact: Goliath herons use their long, pointed black beaks for multiple tasks such as hunting, feeding the young ones, and defending themselves from predators.
Question 3: The goliath heron is the world’s largest heron, but which is the largest bird?
Correct Answer: Ostrich
Fact: The ostrich is a flightless bird that is up to 9 feet tall, weighs between 150 and 300 pounds, and is found throughout the savannahs and woodlands of Africa.