Trivia

Hard

The Only Albino Gorilla Ever Discovered Was Found In?

Cameroon
Equitorial Guinea
Uganda
Nigeria

Answer: Equatorial Guinea

In 1966, Catalonian primatologist Jordi Sabater Pi stumbled across what would prove to be the most unique gorilla in the world while working in Equatorial Guinea in Africa. A local farmer had shot a group of gorillas that he had found tearing his banana plantation apart; on the back of one of the females he found a small baby completely white from head to toe. The farmer took him to the nearest city where he came to the attention of Pi.

Pi purchased the gorilla from the farmer and nicknamed him “Floquet de Neu,” Catalan for “little snowflake.” The gorilla was studied and eventually brought to the Barcelona Zoo in Spain. The nickname Snowflake stuck and the gorilla proved to be the most enduringly popular exhibit the zoo ever had. From 1967 to his death in 2003, Snowflake not only delighted the public, but served as a sort of ambassador for his species: his rarity was used as a springboard to draw attention to the plight of endangered gorillas and primates around the world.

Trivia

Easy

The Only Author To Have A Unique Dewey Decimal Number Devoted To Them Is?

Trivia

Hard

The First Independent Console Video Game Developer Was?

Trivia

Very Hard

The First Animal To Circle The Moon Was?

Trivia

Hard

Unlike Water, You Cannot Sink In?

Trivia

Easy

What Did The First Webcam Monitor?

Trivia

Very Hard

Which 1980s Game Console Is Still In Active Production?

Trivia

Very Hard

The First Commercial Coin-Operated Video Game Was?

Trivia

Hard

Clint Eastwood, Best Known For His Cowboy Roles, Got Into Film By Portraying A?

Trivia

Hard

In 1957 The BBC Pranked Millions Of Britons By Reporting On A Tree That Grew?