The most difficult rodents riddles A list of rodents related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Animals quiz Where do guinea pigs come from?The Andes. Guinea pigs are neither pigs nor from Guinea. The origin of its common name is unclear, it may be a re-analysis of "Guyana", though they originate from the Andes and not Guyana.hard 40% Guinea (Africa)Guinea (Africa)17%New GuineaNew Guinea29%The AndesThe Andes40%MexicoMexico13%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14075 answers in 2 languages »animals of South America riddles » Which animal has orange teeth?Nutria is easily recognizable due to its large orange teeth. Originally native to subtropical and temperate South America, it has since been introduced to North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, primarily by fur ranchers.hard 58% beaverbeaver30%nutrianutria58%capybaracapybara9%ratrat1%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21510 answers in 2 languages »teeth riddles » In South America, what is the typical reason for breeding guinea pigs?Food. Guinea Pig is traditional food in the Andes. Peruvians consume an estimated 65 million guinea pigs each year. Since the 1960s, efforts have been made to increase consumption of the animal outside South America.average 60% PetsPets10%Laboratory animalsLaboratory animals16%FoodFood60%FursFurs12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15345 answers in 2 languages »Peru riddles » Which trait makes naked mole rat a subject of intensive scientific studies?Longevity and resistance to cancer. The lifespan of naked mole rat is around 30years, while other rodents rarely live longer than few years. Until recently it was believed that they are entirely resistant to cancer, however in 2016 cancer was found in two individuals. Studies have revealed that immune system of naked mole rats has an additional mechanism to identify cancerous cells.average 66% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer66%an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell7%spatial memoryspatial memory6%vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness19%Created by: lanusienka. Statistics based on 7790 answers in 3 languages »medicine riddles » What makes naked mole-rats interesting to scientists?Longevity and cancer resistance. Naked mole-rats are the most long-living rodents. They are known to live up to 31 years. Until 2016, when 2 cancer sick animals were found, they had been believed to be fully cancer resistant. Their immunological system evolved an additional cancer cell discovery feature that does exist among other animal species.average 66% longevity and cancer resistancelongevity and cancer resistance66%extraordinary sense of smellextraordinary sense of smell7%spatial memoryspatial memory6%ability to see in darknessability to see in darkness19%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 7792 answers in 3 languages »zoology riddles » Who is this rodent?Hamster. Most rodents have a tail, varying in shape and size. Usually it is long. Sometimes there is a catch tail, as in a commoner. Covering the tail of the fur can be lush - rodents living on trees usually have a fluffy tail - it can also be completely bald. Sometimes it serves communication. The beaver strikes the water and the rats are rattled to make an alarm. In some species there is only a residual tail or they do not have it at all. The Syrian hamster has a short tail that does not even reach 1 cm.average 69% Degu Degu10%Guinea pigGuinea pig5%HamsterHamster69%GerbilGerbil15%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 4129 answers in 2 languages »pets riddles » Play animals quiz and see all the questions.