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: piyushhard 51% DolphinDolphin1119Whale Whale 368SharkShark111EgretEgret564symbols 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 33% brown bearbrown bear612polar bearpolar bear1024American black bearAmerican black bear121Asian black bearAsian black bear83bears 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: Przemekaverage 62% oneone593twotwo3770threethree1191fourfour515zoology 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 73% two tailstwo tails300split tonguesplit tongue1318two fingerstwo fingers6047doubled earsdoubled ears614sloths 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 29% giraffegiraffe813mangustamangusta242slothsloth799nonenone878animals 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 46% koalakoala675slothsloth3069elephantelephant789batbat2092nature 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 73% elephantelephant7065whalewhale1548camelcamel341humanhuman698animal 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 68% cockroachescockroaches734fleasfleas1685bed bugsbed bugs1958mothsmoths9713entomology 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 56% fluflu1063leprosyleprosy6883pneumoniapneumonia1679smallpoxsmallpox2655diseases riddles » 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.orghard 59% bonesbones494keratinkeratin6949chitinchitin2462cartilagecartilage1728biology riddles » Play mammals quiz and see all the questions.