Mammals questions This is a list of recently added questions about mammals. Play mammals quiz and see all the questions. 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: piyushsymbols riddles »hard 51% DolphinDolphin834Whale Whale 281SharkShark84EgretEgret418 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.orgbears riddles »very hard 31% brown bearbrown bear435polar bearpolar bear796American black bearAmerican black bear80Asian black bearAsian black bear57 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: Przemekzoology riddles »average 61% oneone530twotwo3252threethree1040fourfour447 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.orgsloths riddles »easy 72% two tailstwo tails273split tonguesplit tongue1215two fingerstwo fingers5427doubled earsdoubled ears569 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.organimals riddles »very hard 28% giraffegiraffe751mangustamangusta215slothsloth717nonenone795 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.orgnature riddles »hard 45% koalakoala625slothsloth2709elephantelephant734batbat1905 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.organimal records riddles »easy 72% elephantelephant6345whalewhale1410camelcamel314humanhuman647 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 smasherentomology riddles »average 66% cockroachescockroaches662fleasfleas1528bed bugsbed bugs1743mothsmoths7935 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.orgdiseases riddles »hard 55% fluflu969leprosyleprosy6046pneumoniapneumonia1519smallpoxsmallpox2386 What are hedgehog's spines made of?Keratin is a fibrous protein, a key structural component of the hair, nails, horns, claws and hooves of mammals. Hedgehog spines are hollow hairs made stiff with keratin.Created by: globalquiz.orgbiology riddles »hard 58% bonesbones457keratinkeratin6034chitinchitin2180cartilagecartilage1573 Play mammals quiz and see all the questions.