Animals questions This is a list of recently added questions about animals. Play animals quiz and see all the questions. 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 39% endangered cattle raceendangered cattle race80vanishing Indian initiation ritevanishing Indian initiation rite55banned Indian rodeobanned Indian rodeo140traditional yoghurt of zebu milktraditional yoghurt of zebu milk79cattle 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 ago226about 70 million years agoabout 70 million years ago248about 230 million years agoabout 230 million years ago940about 600 million years agoabout 600 million years ago620geology 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 resistance1927extraordinary sense of smellextraordinary sense of smell214spatial memoryspatial memory170ability to see in darknessability to see in darkness588rodents 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 cancer1927an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell214spatial memoryspatial memory170vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness588medicine 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 70% waterwater948mineralsminerals172fatfat3047sweat glandssweat glands161deserts 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 61% 24242604202052230307663535327cats riddles » Which common medication is extremely toxic to cats?Paracetamol. Ingestion of paracetamol leads to methemoglobin formation, as cats lack the glucuronyl transferase enzymes necessary to break it down safely. This inhibits oxygen transport by the blood, causing asphyxiation. Each year many cat owners kill their cats by giving them paracetamol-based pain relief drugs.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 42% aspirinaspirin992paracetamolparacetamol1398ibuprofenibuprofen388vitamine Cvitamine C549pets 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 58% ichthyologyichthyology2186herpetologyherpetology7051malacologymalacology1070entomologyentomology1786reptiles 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 57% 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)1107self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)6227hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind2452in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)1089human anatomy riddles » Where do gharials live?In the Ganges River. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. It is harmless to humans.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 49% In the NileIn the Nile1381In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River5303In the AmazonIn the Amazon1986In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)2050biology riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.