Friday’s answers

Thursday’s questions were:

1. Who said: We have the British motor industry as a role model for what happens when you try to save an industrial dinosaur. Britain was the first country to industrialise and the first to de-industrialise. We should learn from this.?

2. What were/are  Dinornis robustus and Dinornis novaezelandiae?

3. It’s éteint in French, estinto in Italian, too easy in Spanish and ngaro in Maori – what is it in English?

4. By what name is Raphus cucullatus, which lived on Mauritius, better known?

5. If you could bring back an extinct creature which would you choose?

Points for answers:

Andrei got 4 and a bonus for his answer to #5.

Rob got three, a good guess for #1 and a bonus for #5.

David wins an electronic banana cake with 5 right.

Freddy and Robert got one.

J Bloggs got 4.

Answers follow the break.


1.P.J. O’Rourke.

2. Moa.

3. Extinct.

4. Dodo.


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