Zoology questions This is a list of recently added questions about zoology. Play zoology quiz and see all the questions. 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.Created by: lanusienkarodents riddles »average 61% longevity and resistance to cancerlongevity and resistance to cancer791an extraordinary sense of smellan extraordinary sense of smell121spatial memoryspatial memory82vision in complete darknessvision in complete darkness296 How many whiskers do cats typically have?24. Typically, cats on each side have 12 whiskers (vibrissae). There are also a few vibrissae over the eyes.Created by: Kelia0035cats riddles »hard 59% 24241480202031830304793535207 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'.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykreptiles riddles »hard 56% ichthyologyichthyology1641herpetologyherpetology5009malacologymalacology819entomologyentomology1352 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.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykrivers riddles »hard 46% In the NileIn the Nile960In the Ganges RiverIn the Ganges River3327In the AmazonIn the Amazon1407In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)In the entire Central Africa (Congo and its tributaries)1466 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.Created by: yoshchimanimals riddles »hard 42% estivationestivation1227hypernationhypernation992scavationscavation366civerationciveration288 Where does the name of Rottweiler breed come from?The city of Rottweil. Rottweiler is one of the oldest of herding breeds. It is likely that the Rottweiler is a descendant of ancient Roman drover dogs, brought into modern day Germany by Roman legions. During the Middle Ages, the dogs were known as "Rottweil butchers' dogs" (German: Rottweiler Metzgerhund) because they were used to herd livestock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market.Created by: globalquiz.orgdogs riddles »average 65% the city of Rottweilthe city of Rottweil2120dog's red tonguedog's red tongue441dog's ability to dig for rootsdog's ability to dig for roots252dog's ability to hunt for ratsdog's ability to hunt for rats440 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 33% brown bearbrown bear406polar bearpolar bear690American black bearAmerican black bear70Asian black bearAsian black bear50 Which animal has three hearts?Cuttlefish is a Cephalopod. Cephalopods are characterized by three hearts. Central heart and two additional gill hearts (branchial hearts) at the base of their gills. They have two circulatory systems: big (heart-body-gill heart) and small (gill heart-gills-heart).Created by: bookfreakanimals riddles »average 67% giraffegiraffe66short-eared owlshort-eared owl251cuttlefishcuttlefish2167there is no such animalthere is no such animal703 How are feces eating organisms called?Coprophages. Many small organisms (ie insects) are coprophagous - they usually consume and redigest the feces of large animals. These feces contain substantial amounts of semi-digested food (herbivores' digestive systems are especially inefficient). Two feces-eating insects are the dung-beetle and the fly.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykinsects riddles »average 63% herbivoresherbivores508carnivorescarnivores309coprophagescoprophages2348xylophagesxylophages514 How many species of animals belong to Giraffidae family (where giraffe belongs)?Two. This family, once a diverse group spread throughout Eurasia and Africa, presently comprises only two extant members, the giraffe (the only living species of Giraffa) and the okapi (pictured, the only living species of Okapia).Created by: Przemekmammals riddles »average 61% oneone495twotwo2865threethree947fourfour389 Play zoology quiz and see all the questions.