Animals questions This is a list of recently added questions about animals. Play animals quiz and see all the questions. What group of animals cause the most human deaths?Mosquitos kill about 725,000 people per year, while Humans kill 475,000 other people. Snakes rank 3rd killing 50,000 people and dogs rank 4th killing 25,000 people per year.Created by: yoshchimhard 54% DogsDogs6MosquitoMosquito54SnakesSnakes14Humans ThemselvesHumans Themselves25humans deaths riddles » How fast can a tiger run?60 km/h or 37 MPH. Tigers are the biggest and the heaviest cats in the world, although on a short distance they are able to reach 60 km/h and take 10 meter (~33 feet) leaps. For comparison a horse can run as fast as 40-50 km/h.Created by: smyruhard 52% 20 km/h or 12.5 MPH20 km/h or 12.5 MPH9540 km/h or 25 MPH40 km/h or 25 MPH48460 km/h or 37 MPH60 km/h or 37 MPH113380 km/h or 50 MPH80 km/h or 50 MPH460predators riddles » What is jallikattu?Banned Indian rodeo. Known from cave paintings jallikattu seems like a cross of rodeo and Basque San Fermin bull run. Men attempt to hold zebu bull around their hump either to knock it down or stand long enough to win. It's a Tamil traditional custom of South India, that was banned on the basis of animal cruelty.Created by: smyruvery hard 37% endangered cattle raceendangered cattle race118vanishing Indian initiation ritevanishing Indian initiation rite86banned Indian rodeobanned Indian rodeo191traditional yoghurt of zebu milktraditional yoghurt of zebu milk110cattle riddles » When did the dinosaurs first appeared on Earth?About 230 million years ago. The oldest known findings of dinosaurs are about 230 million years old. Paleontologists think that the early dinosaur genus Eoraptor resembles the common ancestor of all dinosaurs; if this is true, its traits suggest that the first dinosaurs were small, bipedal predators.Created by: smyruhard 46% about 10 million years agoabout 10 million years ago241about 70 million years agoabout 70 million years ago267about 230 million years agoabout 230 million years ago1038about 600 million years agoabout 600 million years ago679geology riddles » What makes naked mole-rats interesting to scientists?Longevity and cancer resistance. Naked mole-rats are the most long-living rodents. They are known to live up to 31 years. Until 2016, when 2 cancer sick animals were found, they had been believed to be fully cancer resistant. Their immunological system evolved an additional cancer cell discovery feature that does exist among other animal species.Created by: smyruaverage 66% longevity and cancer resistancelongevity and cancer resistance2214extraordinary sense of smellextraordinary sense of smell253spatial memoryspatial memory196ability to see in darknessability to see in darkness659rodents riddles » Which trait makes naked mole rat a subject of intensive scientific studies?Longevity and resistance to cancer. The lifespan of naked mole rat is around 30years, while other rodents rarely live longer than few years. Until recently it was believed that they are entirely resistant to cancer, however in 2016 cancer was found in two individuals. Studies have revealed that immune system of naked mole rats has an additional mechanism to identify cancerous cells.Created by: lanusienkaaverage 66% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer2214an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell253spatial memoryspatial memory196vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness659medicine riddles » What is inside the camel's hump?Fat. Camels can live without water many days. They don`t sweating, don`t loosing water in excrements. Camels drinkig seldom but they can drink 100 liters in 10 minutes. Created by: Hanna Kaminskaeasy 72% waterwater1087mineralsminerals197fatfat3797sweat glandssweat glands188deserts riddles » How many whiskers do cats typically have?24. Typically, cats on each side have 12 whiskers (vibrissae). There are also a few vibrissae over the eyes.Created by: Kelia0035average 62% 24243005202060030308513535354cats riddles » How is the branch of zoology concerned with aphibians and reptiles called?Herpetology. "Herp" is a vernacular term for reptiles and amphibians. It is derived from Greek 'herpien' meaning 'to creep'.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 59% ichthyologyichthyology2349herpetologyherpetology7834malacologymalacology1155entomologyentomology1918reptiles riddles » What it is an autotomy?Self amputation (e.g. of a tail). Autotomy (from the Greek auto- "self-" and tome "severing") or self amputation is the behaviour whereby an animal sheds or discards one or more of its own appendages, usually as a self-defense mechanism to elude a predator's grasp or to distract the predator and thereby allow escape. The lost body part may be regenerated later.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 58% eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)1193self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)6891hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind2632in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)1157human anatomy riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.