Animals of Australia questions This is a list of recently added questions about animals of Australia. Which country is the leading producer of wool?Australia is the leading producer of wool (25% of global production) which is mostly from Merino sheep. Other large producters of wool are New Zealand, China and the United States (mostly in Texas and New Mexico).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% United StatesUnited States283New ZealandNew Zealand2633AustraliaAustralia2685ArgentinaArgentina574New Zealand riddles » What animal is that?Cassowary. Cassowaries have have horn-like but soft and casques on their heads, up to 18 cm long (7 in). The role of cansques is uncertain. The simplest theory is that they protect the skull from collisions, when the birds lower their heads when running. It could be, however, that the casques help to cool blood, protect from falling fruits or amplify low sounds made by cassowaries.Created by: Shankar Kumareasy 79% emuemu715cassowarycassowary6952pheasantpheasant349great bustardgreat bustard758birds riddles » Which mammal is venomous and dangerous to humans?Platypus. The venom produced in the crural glands of the male platypus is not lethal to humans. However, it produces excruciating pain which does not respond even to morphine; sometimes the pain develops into a long-lasting hyperalgesia that can persist for months. Some biologists suggest that the venom may work directly on the brain's pain receptors. Other venomous mammals are small insectivores and vampire bats, which produce toxic saliva.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% slothsloth240mangustamangusta2725platypusplatypus8510vampire batvampire bat1344dangerous animals riddles » When were dingos introduced to Australia?3500 years ago. Dingos were introduced to Australia from Southern Asia with one of the waves of human settlement thousands of years ago, when dogs were still relatively undomesticated and closer to their wild Asian gray wolf parent species. They developed features and instincts that distinguish them from all other canines.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 57% 100 years ago100 years ago1632200 years ago200 years ago2756400 years ago400 years ago29773500 years ago3500 years ago9849dogs riddles » On which continent you may find dromedary camels in the wild?In Australia. The domesticated form occurs widely in North Africa, South Asia and the Middle East, but the only population in the wild is in Australia. Dromedary camels were brought over by the early colonizers as pack animals. They became redundant with the arrival of motor transport, and today's feral herds are their ascendants.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% in Africain Africa2485in Europein Europe227in Australiain Australia3112in Asiain Asia2402Australia riddles » This is thorny devil, a lizard famous for its fearsome appearance. Where does it come from?Australia. The desert-dwelling thorny devil is harmless to all except ants. The animal also features a spiny "false head" on the back of its neck, presented to potential predators by dipping its real head. It may be found in the western Australia.Created by: Monica Stillerhard 57% North AfricaNorth Africa2816South AfricaSouth Africa2142North AmericaNorth America839AustraliaAustralia7964reptiles riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.