Zoogeography questionsThis is a list of recently added questions about zoogeography.
Where do raccoons occur?
In North America
In Eastern Asia
In South Africa
Raccoons are common throughout North America from Canada to Panama. There is archeological evidence that in pre-Columbian times raccoons were numerous only in the Southeastern United States. As raccoons were not mentioned in reports of pioneers exploring the central parts of the United States their spread may have begun as late as 19th century.
Where do cougars occur?
The cougar occurs on a vast range from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes of South America. It is the widest range of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere.
Which of the following cats is the closest relative of cougar?
The cougar is more closely related to smaller felines, including the domestic cat, than to any species of subfamily Pantherinae (of which only the jaguar is native to the Americas).
Which hemisphere do penguins live in?
southern and northern
Contrary to popular belief, penguins not only live in the Antarctic, but also, for example, on the South African coast. The northernmost areas of the Equatorial Penguins live on the Galapagos Islands are the most northerly. It is the only species of penguin found in the northern hemisphere.
Which of the following animals does not live in mainland Australia?
As the name suggests, the Tasmanian devil is found only on the Australian island state of Tasmania, including tiny east-coast Maria Island, where there is a conservation project with disease-free animals. However, it was once native to mainland Australia.
Which desert is the largest dinosaur fossil reservoir in the world?
The initial research works and discoveries of dinosaur fossil sites and their tracks in Mongolia started in the 1920s. Throughout this time, there have been many national and international field expeditions conducted in the country, and more than 80 genera of dinosaurs have been found in the Mongolian Gobi Desert.
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