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Saving the Orangutan

In the Geo Quiz we hear about an unusual effort to save Orangutans. These great apes are threatened by poaching and especially habitat loss. Their habitat happens to be in Indonesia and Malaysia but it's limited to 2 islands. Can you name them?

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Ancient art from Iraq

Follow the Tigris River in the Geo Quiz. We're traveling upstream of Baghdad. The northern Iraqi city we're looking for is on the banks of the Tigris in the province of Ninawa. The ancient city is 20 miles or so southeast of the city of Mosul.

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Captain Morgan's cannons

A river runs through the Geo Quiz: The Central American river on our radar today has been a busy waterway for the past five centuries. Pirates and traders famously plied these waters including the famed Captain Henry Morgan.

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Fat Thursday

A jelly donut is your first clue for today's Geo Quiz. Most everyone in the Central European country we're looking for enjoys a good jelly donut. Except they call them paczkis and today happens to be Paczki Day in our mystery nation...

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How sharks find their way

A tiny Pacific island shows up on our radar for today's Geo Quiz. It's a coral atoll located 5 degrees north of the equator which is home to Tiger Sharks that have a natural ability to navigate around their underwater environment.