10 most difficult zoology riddles A list of ten (out of 129) zoology related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Zoology quiz Which animals are the most threatened by a prion disease?Sheep. Scrapie is infectious and incurable. Recent studies suggest prions may be spread through urine and persist in the environment for decades. Scrapie occurs in Europe and North America, but to date, Australia and New Zealand (both major sheep-producing countries) are scrapie-free.very hard 21% cattlecattle33%catscats39%sheepsheep21%ducksducks5%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 6005 answers in 2 languages »diseases riddles » Who was the first to create a zoo and botanical garden for scientific study?Aristotle. Throughout his conquests of Asia, Alexander the Great collected many plant and animal specimens for Aristotle’s research. This allowed Aristotle to develop in Athens the first zoo and botanical garden in existence.very hard 26% AristotleAristotle26%GalileoGalileo11%Carl LinnaeusCarl Linnaeus32%Charles DarwinCharles Darwin29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4588 answers in 4 languages »science 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.very hard 26% scavengingscavenging70%huntinghunting26%cannibalismcannibalism1%none of the abovenone of the above1%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 4754 answers in 4 languages »animals of Africa riddles » Which mammal has more than seven cervical vertebrae (neck bones)?Sloth. Almost all mammals have seven neck bones, including giraffes with long necks and whales with short necks. The few exceptions include manatees and two-toed sloths, which each have only six cervical vertebrae, and three-toed sloths with nine cervical vertebraevery hard 26% giraffegiraffe31%mangustamangusta9%slothsloth26%nonenone32%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3515 answers in 2 languages »sloths riddles » Where could you expect to find a wild Bactrian Camel?In Southern Siberia. The wild form of the Bactrian camel live in remote regions of the Gobi and Taklamakan Deserts, migrating from the desert to rivers in Siberia during winter.very hard 27% in Egyptin Egypt13%in Saudi Arabiain Saudi Arabia27%in Southern Siberiain Southern Siberia27%in Afghanistanin Afghanistan30%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5053 answers in 4 languages »zoogeography 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 7277 answers in 2 languages »carnivores riddles » Which animal's hair is a source of mohair?Angora goats have been in Central Asia since Paleolithic. They produce the luxury fiber known as mohair. It is lustrous and shiny, warm in winter as it has excellent insulating properties, while remaining cool in summer due to its moisture wicking properties. Today, South Africa is the world's largest mohair producer, producing around 50% of the total world production. very hard 28% llamallama12%merino sheepmerino sheep26%angora sheepangora sheep33%angora goatangora goat28%Created by: Betty. Statistics based on 5196 answers in 4 languages »fabrics 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% greengreen3%leatherbackleatherback30%aldabra giant tortoisealdabra giant tortoise18%galapagos tortoisegalapagos tortoise48%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8419 answers in 4 languages »sea animals riddles » Which animal's hair is used to make cashmere?Goat. Common usage defines the fiber as a wool but in fact it is a hair, and this is what gives it its unique characteristics as compared to sheep's wool (a hair has a gollow core, while wool does not). Cashmere has been manufactured in Nepal and Kashmir for thousands of years.very hard 30% llamallama43%sheepsheep13%goatgoat30%rabbitrabbit12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5177 answers in 2 languages »clothes riddles » 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".very hard 30% brown bearbrown bear30%polar bearpolar bear58%American black bearAmerican black bear6%Asian black bearAsian black bear3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5007 answers in 4 languages »bears riddles » Play zoology quiz and see all the questions.