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 bear554polar bearpolar bear928American black bearAmerican black bear105Asian black bearAsian black bear76bears 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 century666in 15th centuryin 15th century940about 20,000 BCabout 20,000 BC826coyotes are native to North Americacoyotes are native to North America6432North 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 29% scavengingscavenging2030huntinghunting910cannibalismcannibalism49none of the abovenone of the above59animals 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% jackaljackal679coyotecoyote458hyenahyena8381dogdog77mammals 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 America4864in South Africain South Africa1184in North Africain North Africa857in Middle Eastin Middle East878birds 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 America1512in South Americain South America883in Africa and Asiain Africa and Asia2953in Australiain Australia1032zoology 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 56% huntinghunting6758attracting femaleattracting female1633buoyancybuoyancy1602electrical detectionelectrical detection1886fish 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 57% bubble netbubble net3308stunning song stunning song 1060sudden chargesudden charge766light lurelight lure618carnivores 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% oneone5856twotwo1750threethree1415nonenone4056cats 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% alligatoralligator3433crocodilecrocodile4137caimancaiman1463gharialgharial562reptiles riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.