10 most difficult reptiles riddles A list of reptiles related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Animals quiz For what main reason do chameleons change color? As a social signal to othe chameleons. Color change in chameleons has various functions, depending on the species, but the most common is social signaling. Only few species, such as Smith's dwarf chameleon, also adjust their colors for camouflage. very hard 24% to match their surroundingsto match their surroundings56%as a social signal to othe chameleonsas a social signal to othe chameleons24%their skin change color when pressedtheir skin change color when pressed4%chameleons do not change colorchameleons do not change color14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6119 answers in 4 languages »colors riddles » Where do the largest among all crocodilians (crocodiles, alligators, caimans, gharials) live?In Southeast Asia. The saltwater crocodile is the largest of all living reptiles, reaching up to 6.3 m and 1,360 kg. It may be found from Northern Australia to the eastern coast of India.very hard 28% in Southeast Asiain Southeast Asia28%in Floridain Florida17%in South Australiain South Australia23%in the Nilein the Nile30%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 6766 answers in 2 languages »carnivores riddles » Which turtles are the biggest?Leatherback. The leatherback sea turtle, the only extant member of the family Dermochelyidae, is the largest of all living turtles and is the fourth largest modern reptile behind three crocodilians. In the Caribbean, the mean size of adults was reported at 384 kg (850 lb) in weight. The largest ever found weighed 916 kilograms (2,020 lb).very hard 30% greengreen2%leatherbackleatherback30%aldabra giant tortoisealdabra giant tortoise18%galapagos tortoisegalapagos tortoise47%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7869 answers in 4 languages »sea animals riddles » Which sea turtles are the deepest divers?Leatherback turtles are one of the deepest diving marine animals. Individuals have been recorded diving to depths as great as 1,280 meters (4,200 ft). Such depths are unreachable for turtles with hard shells, as these would have been crushed by the pressure.very hard 37% hawksbillhawksbill17%leatherbackleatherback37%loggerheadloggerhead20%greengreen24%Created by: Jason Beagley. Statistics based on 11448 answers in 2 languages »zoology riddles » If sleeping through winter is hibernation, what is sleeping through summer?Estivation is a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, that is entered in response to high temperatures and arid conditions. Many air-breathing land snails commonly estivate during periods of heat. animals that aestivate include North American desert tortoises, crocodiles, salamanders, African lung fish and dwarf lemurs.hard 41% estivationestivation41%hypernationhypernation36%scavationscavation12%civerationciveration9%Created by: yoshchim. Statistics based on 6621 answers in 4 languages »animals 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 specieshard 43% alligatoralligator36%crocodilecrocodile43%caimancaiman14%gharialgharial5%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 13584 answers in 2 languages »predators riddles » Where do gharials live?In the Ganges River. The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial, and the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian of the family Gavialidae, native to the northern part of the Indian Subcontinent. It is harmless to humans.hard 48% In the NileIn the Nile13%In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River48%In the AmazonIn the Amazon18%In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)19%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 17623 answers in 2 languages »biology riddles » Which reptiles roar?Crocodiles have vocal cords in the larynx and are the only reptiles able to produce guttural roars.hard 52% lizardslizards4%crocodilescrocodiles52%turtlesturtles8%nonenone34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21591 answers in 2 languages »nature riddles » What it is an autotomy?Self amputation (e.g. of a tail). Autotomy (from the Greek auto- "self-" and tome "severing") or self amputation is the behaviour whereby an animal sheds or discards one or more of its own appendages, usually as a self-defense mechanism to elude a predator's grasp or to distract the predator and thereby allow escape. The lost body part may be regenerated later.hard 55% eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)eating only one kind of spieces (e.g. the koala is eating leaves of the eucalyptus)10%self amputation (e.g. of a tail)self amputation (e.g. of a tail)55%hunting of its own kindhunting of its own kind23%in-breeding (small gene pool)in-breeding (small gene pool)9%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 18013 answers in 4 languages »human anatomy riddles » How is the branch of zoology concerned with aphibians and reptiles called?Herpetology. "Herp" is a vernacular term for reptiles and amphibians. It is derived from Greek 'herpien' meaning 'to creep'.hard 55% ichthyologyichthyology19%herpetologyherpetology55%malacologymalacology9%entomologyentomology16%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 20742 answers in 2 languages »names riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.