10 most difficult predators riddlesPredators quiz
What is the main feeding behaviour of hyenas?
none of the above
Hyenas have long been regarded as being cowardly scavengers. Today they are known for killing as many as 95% of the animals they eat, and for driving off leopards or lionesses from their kills.
Where do the largest among all crocodilians (crocodiles, alligators, caimans, gharials) live?
in Southeast Asia
in South Australia
in the Nile
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.
Which animal is "ursus arctos" in Latin?
American black bear
Asian black 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 actors is "bear" in Greek). The Latin name of the polar bear is Usrus Maritimus, literally "sea bear".
The leopard living in the Russian Far East is:
Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) it is one of the most endangered species in the world. Adult individuals usually weigh about 40-50 kg, but also those that have a mass of 75 kg are known.
What is special about Synalpheus Pinkfloydi shrimp?
hunting with sound
characteristic breeding dance
The shrimp, called also Pink Floyd pistol shrimp, may be found in Pacific waters at Panama coast. The sound of its snapping claw shut reaches 210 decibels (while whales achieve 188 decibels), and can kill passing nearby small fish. It is probably the loadest sound an animal creates.
What is the striped variety of a cheetah called?
The king cheetah is a variety of cheetah with a rare mutation for cream-coloured fur marked with large, blotchy spots and three dark, wide stripes extending from their neck to the tail.
Which of the following predators does not suck the fluids out of its victim's body?
all of the above
The praying mantis chews its victims in a manner similar to the way mammals do; however, its jaws close sideways, and not from the top or bottom like mammals' mouths. Mantis always eats the head first.
What animal is that?
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 species
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).