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.orgNew Zealand riddles »hard 43% United StatesUnited States243New ZealandNew Zealand2210AustraliaAustralia2262ArgentinaArgentina494 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 KumarAustralia riddles »easy 78% emuemu620cassowarycassowary5784pheasantpheasant296great bustardgreat bustard647 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.orgdangerous animals riddles »average 66% slothsloth212mangustamangusta2419platypusplatypus7469vampire batvampire bat1199 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.orgdogs riddles »hard 56% 100 years ago100 years ago1474200 years ago200 years ago2466400 years ago400 years ago26893500 years ago3500 years ago8633 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.orgzoology riddles »very hard 38% in Africain Africa2301in Europein Europe211in Australiain Australia2890in Asiain Asia2193 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 Stillerreptiles riddles »hard 57% North AfricaNorth Africa2544South AfricaSouth Africa1909North AmericaNorth America748AustraliaAustralia6934 Play animals quiz and see all the questions.