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.orgbears riddles »very hard 32% brown bearbrown bear444polar bearpolar bear799American black bearAmerican black bear80Asian black bearAsian black bear58 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.orgNorth America riddles »easy 72% in 17th centuryin 17th century637in 15th centuryin 15th century888about 20,000 BCabout 20,000 BC788coyotes are native to North Americacoyotes are native to North America5971 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-terminatoranimals of Africa riddles »very hard 29% scavengingscavenging1912huntinghunting847cannibalismcannibalism49none of the abovenone of the above56 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.orgmammals of Africa riddles »very easy 87% jackaljackal629coyotecoyote437hyenahyena7823dogdog71 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: Vijaybirds of prey riddles »average 62% in Central and South Americain Central and South America4466in South Africain South Africa1097in North Africain North Africa800in Middle Eastin Middle East826 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.orgzoology riddles »hard 46% in North Americain North America1387in South Americain South America835in Africa and Asiain Africa and Asia2748in Australiain Australia960 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.orgfish riddles »hard 56% huntinghunting6227attracting femaleattracting female1554buoyancybuoyancy1507electrical detectionelectrical detection1749 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.orgcarnivores riddles »hard 56% bubble netbubble net2857stunning song stunning song 946sudden chargesudden charge700light lurelight lure562 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.orgcats riddles »hard 44% oneone5535twotwo1665threethree1360nonenone3858 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: Kasiareptiles riddles »hard 42% alligatoralligator3277crocodilecrocodile3886caimancaiman1395gharialgharial523 Play animals quiz and see all the questions.