Mammals questions This is a list of recently added questions about mammals. Play mammals quiz and see all the questions. 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 55% 20 km/h or 12.5 MPH20 km/h or 12.5 MPH15840 km/h or 25 MPH40 km/h or 25 MPH118260 km/h or 37 MPH60 km/h or 37 MPH273580 km/h or 50 MPH80 km/h or 50 MPH856predators riddles » What is the national aquatic animal of India?Dolphin. Gangetic dolphin (Platanista gangetica) is found in the holy Ganga River. It is said to represent purity, as it can only survive in pure and fresh water.Created by: piyushhard 45% DolphinDolphin2040Whale Whale 960SharkShark227EgretEgret1251symbols riddles » Which animal is "ursus arctos" in Latin?Brown bear. In the binomial name of the brown bear, Ursus arctos, Linnaeus simply combined the Latin and Greek names (ursus is "bear" in Latin, while arctos is "bear" in Greek). The Latin name of polar bear is Usrus Maritimus, literally "sea bear".Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 30% brown bearbrown bear1315polar bearpolar bear2512American black bearAmerican black bear270Asian black bearAsian black bear173bears riddles » How many species of animals belong to Giraffidae family (where giraffe belongs)?Two. This family, once a diverse group spread throughout Eurasia and Africa, presently comprises only two extant members, the giraffe (the only living species of Giraffa) and the okapi (pictured, the only living species of Okapia).Created by: Przemekhard 59% oneone984twotwo5299threethree1905fourfour703zoology riddles » Which trait of this sloth gave name to its taxonomic family?Two fingers. The living sloths belong to one of two families, known as the Megalonychidae ("two-toed" sloths) and the Bradypodidae (three-toed sloths). The name should in fact be rather "two fingered" or "three fingered" as all living sloths have in fact three toes in their feet, and differ by the number of fingers in their arms (which were considered front feed in the past).Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 70% two tailstwo tails396split tonguesplit tongue1910two fingerstwo fingers7822doubled earsdoubled ears922sloths riddles » Which mammal has more than seven cervical vertebrae (neck bones)?Sloth. Almost all mammals have seven neck bones, including giraffes with long necks and whales with short necks. The few exceptions include manatees and two-toed sloths, which each have only six cervical vertebrae, and three-toed sloths with nine cervical vertebraeCreated by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 27% giraffegiraffe1025mangustamangusta291slothsloth895nonenone1047animals riddles » Which mammal cannot regulate its body temparature?Sloth. Unlike other mammals, sloths cannot regulate their body temperatures, so they can only live in warm rainforest, where temperature varies little in the course of the year. Sloths have very low metabolic rates and maintain low and variable body temperatures (30–34°C or 86–93°F), regulating it by moving in and out of the shade in trees.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 44% koalakoala900slothsloth3914elephantelephant1129batbat2766nature riddles » Which mammal has the longest gestation period?Elephant. Gestation in elephants typically lasts around two years, which is longer than 16 months of a whale and 15 of a camel. Newborn elephants weigh around 120kg (260lb).Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 70% elephantelephant9234whalewhale2219camelcamel475humanhuman1132animal records riddles » What insects live in large numbers in sloth's fur?Moths. Several moth species have evolved to exclusively inhabit moist fur of sloths. It appears that sloths benefit from their relationship with moths because the moths fertilize algae on the sloth, which provides them with nutrients. Some sloths have been recored carrying more than 120 moths in their fur.Created by: Hitter smasheraverage 66% cockroachescockroaches1174fleasfleas2889bed bugsbed bugs3524mothsmoths15339entomology riddles » Which human disease are armadillos a reservoir for?Leprosy. Armadillos are a presumed vector and natural reservoir for leprosy in Texas and Louisiana. They must have acquired the disease from humans at some point, given that armadillos are native to the New World, where leprosy was unknown prior to the arrival of Europeans.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% fluflu1613leprosyleprosy9613pneumoniapneumonia2353smallpoxsmallpox3717diseases riddles » Play mammals quiz and see all the questions.