Animals questions This is a list of recently added questions about animals. Play animals quiz and see all the questions. 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: lanusienkarodents riddles »average 61% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer791an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell121spatial memoryspatial memory82vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness296 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 Kaminskadeserts riddles »average 66% waterwater520mineralsminerals99fatfat1420sweat glandssweat glands84 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: Kelia0035cats riddles »hard 59% 24241480202031830304793535207 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.orgpets riddles »hard 40% aspirinaspirin673paracetamolparacetamol881ibuprofenibuprofen249vitamine Cvitamine C354 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 Kołodziejczykreptiles riddles »hard 56% ichthyologyichthyology1641herpetologyherpetology5009malacologymalacology819entomologyentomology1352 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 Kołodziejczykbiology riddles »hard 55% 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)833self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)4365hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind1850in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)823 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 Kołodziejczykrivers riddles »hard 46% In the NileIn the Nile960In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River3327In the AmazonIn the Amazon1407In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)1466 Which animal doesn't belong to odd-toed ungulates?Rhinoceros. Odd-toed ungulates include the horse, the tapir, and the rhinoceros.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyknature riddles »very hard 24% hippopotamushippopotamus542rhinocerosrhinoceros468camelcamel299okapiokapi632 If sleeping through winter is hibernation, what is sleeping through summer?Estivation is a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, that is entered in response to high temperatures and arid conditions. Many air-breathing land snails commonly estivate during periods of heat. animals that aestivate include North American desert tortoises, crocodiles, salamanders, African lung fish and dwarf lemurs.Created by: yoshchimzoology riddles »hard 42% estivationestivation1227hypernationhypernation992scavationscavation366civerationciveration288 Which animal has three hearts?Cuttlefish is a Cephalopod. Cephalopods are characterized by three hearts. Central heart and two additional gill hearts (branchial hearts) at the base of their gills. They have two circulatory systems: big (heart-body-gill heart) and small (gill heart-gills-heart).Created by: bookfreakzoology riddles »average 67% giraffegiraffe66short-eared owlshort-eared owl251cuttlefishcuttlefish2167there is no such animalthere is no such animal703 Play animals quiz and see all the questions.