Predators questions This is a list of recently added questions about predators. Play predators quiz and see all the questions. 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 bear606polar bearpolar bear1015American black bearAmerican black bear121Asian black bearAsian black bear83bears riddles » When were coyotes introduced to North America?Coyotes are native to North America. The ancestors of the coyote diverged from those of the gray wolf, 1-2 million years ago, with the modern species arising in North America during the Middle PleistoceneCreated by: globalquiz.orgeasy 72% in 17th centuryin 17th century686in 15th centuryin 15th century981about 20,000 BCabout 20,000 BC850coyotes are native to North Americacoyotes are native to North America6651North America riddles » What is the main feeding behaviour of hyenas?Hunting. Hyenas have long been regarded as being cowardly scavengers. Today they are known for killing as much as 95% of the animals they eat, and for driving off leopards or lionesses from their kills.Created by: ex-terminatorvery hard 30% scavengingscavenging2113huntinghunting966cannibalismcannibalism50none of the abovenone of the above60animals of Africa riddles » What animal is that?Hyenas are behaviourally and morphologically similar to canines, but genetically are non related. In fact, phylogenetically they are closer to felines and viverrids, than to canines.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 87% jackaljackal703coyotecoyote478hyenahyena8704dogdog77mammals of Africa riddles » Where do harpy eagles live?In Central and South America. The harpy eagle is found from south Mexico to north Argentina, most commonly in Brazil. It is rare throughout its range and difficult to see, as it inhabits the canopy of rainforest.Created by: Vijayaverage 62% in Central and South Americain Central and South America5052in South Africain South Africa1228in North Africain North Africa904in Middle Eastin Middle East918birds of prey riddles » Where do jackals live?In Africa and Asia. There are three jackal species: black-backed jackal and side-striped jackal of sub-Saharan Africa, and the golden jackal of northern Africa and south-central Eurasia, from Greece to Thailand. Modern research revealed that golden jackal is more closely related to coyote and grey wolf, than to other jackal species, so naming all three species a "jackal" is in fact a mistake.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% in North Americain North America1586in South Americain South America906in Africa and Asiain Africa and Asia3062in Australiain Australia1058zoology riddles » What does swordfish use their sword for?Hunting. Swordfish charge at high speeds through forage fish schools, slashing with their swords to kill or stun prey (contrary to the popular belief, they do not "spear"). They then turn and return to consume their catch.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 57% huntinghunting7042attracting femaleattracting female1680buoyancybuoyancy1653electrical detectionelectrical detection1941fish riddles » What is the inventive hunting technique of humpback whales?Bubble net. A group of whales swims in a shrinking circle blowing bubbles below a school of prey. Forage fish show a strong fear of bubbles and can be easily contained within a bubble curtain. The shrinking ring of bubbles encircles the school and confines it in an ever-smaller cylinder. The whales then suddenly swim upward through the "net", mouths agape, swallowing thousands of fish in one gulp.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% bubble netbubble net3595stunning song stunning song 1116sudden chargesudden charge806light lurelight lure663carnivores riddles » How many species of the cat family hunt in groups?One. Only lions live and hunt in groups. A pride of lions consists of related females and offspring and a small number of adult males. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 44% oneone6047twotwo1801threethree1461nonenone4142cats riddles » What animal is that?Crocodile. When the crocodile's mouth is closed, the large fourth tooth in the lower jaw fits into a constriction in the upper jaw. For hard-to-distinguish specimens, the protruding tooth is the most reliable feature to define a speciesCreated by: Kasiahard 43% alligatoralligator3533crocodilecrocodile4271caimancaiman1512gharialgharial580reptiles riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.