Zoology questions This is a list of recently added questions about zoology. Play zoology quiz and see all the questions. What is the world's smallest bird?Bee hummingbird. The bee hummingbird is the smallest living bird. Females are slightly larger than males, with an average weight of 1.95 g and length of 5.5 cm. As its name suggests, it is scarcely larger than a bee.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 18% violet-headed hummingbirdviolet-headed hummingbird6crimson topaz hummingbirdcrimson topaz hummingbird10ruby-topaz hummingbirdruby-topaz hummingbird14bee hummingbirdbee hummingbird7birds riddles » What coleopterology isThe scientific study of beetles. Coleopterology is a branch of entomology, the scientific study of beetles. Practitioners are termed coleopterists and they often form organizations to facilitate the study of beetles such as Coleopterists Society, an international organization based in the United States. When speaking informally, coleopterists sometimes refer to their study as "beetling".Created by: Ninjaihard 51% the scientific study of butterfliesthe scientific study of butterflies34the scientific study of mothsthe scientific study of moths26the scientific study of beetlesthe scientific study of beetles75the scientific study of waspsthe scientific study of wasps12insects riddles » What animal is that?Northern tamandua. The northern tamandua is an anteater occuring in tropical and subtropical forests from southern Mexico, through Central America, and to the edge of the northern Andes. Like other anteaters, they can communicate with each other by leaving scent marks with their anal scent glandsCreated by: Ninjaihard 40% northern tamanduanorthern tamandua146aardvarkaardvark82pygmy anteaterpygmy anteater39giant anteatergiant anteater91America riddles » What chemical element gives the blood of a lobster and octopus a bluish tint?Copper. Lobsters,octopus, snails, spiders and other creepy-crawlies have blood that uses copper for oxygen transport. This is called Hemocyanin. Oxygenation causes a color change between the colorless Cu deoxygenated form and the blue Cu oxygenated form. Vertebrates like humans , have iron based blood.Created by: Tschuka very hard 22% CobaltCobalt46ManganeseManganese23CopperCopper23molybdenummolybdenum10blood riddles » What bird is that?Great auk. The great auk is a species of flightless alcid that became extinct in the mid-19th century. It is unrelated to the birds now known as penguins, which were discovered later and so named by sailors because of their physical resemblance to the great auk. The great auk was found in the cold North Atlantic coastal waters.Created by: Ninjaihard 56% chinstrap penguinchinstrap penguin34gentoo penguingentoo penguin46Adélie penguinAdélie penguin59great aukgreat auk183animals riddles » Which rodent has the highest ratio of brain mass to body mass?Beaver a large semiaquatic broad-tailed rodent that is native to North America and northern Eurasia. It is noted for its habit of gnawing through tree trunks to fell the trees in order to feed on the bark and build dams. The beaver has the highest ratio of brain mass to body weight among rodents, which is reflected in the behavior and the ability to act not only instinctively, but also logically. Created by: Tschuka very hard 19% ratrat161beaverbeaver52squirrelsquirrel23mousemouse28rodents riddles » Purring is characteristic for...For small cats. Big cats (Pantherinae) can not purr, but are able to roar. For small cats (Felinae), apart from domestic cats, there are also Felis cats, such as European wild cat.Created by: Tschuka very hard 21% all from the cat familyall from the cat family209for big cats like lions, tigersfor big cats like lions, tigers9for small catsfor small cats72only for domestic catsonly for domestic cats40cats riddles » How do Japanese honey bees defend themselves from Japanese giant hornets?They overheat them. As a hornet enters the hive, a mob of hundreds of honey bees surrounds it in a ball, completely covering it and preventing it from reacting effectively. The bees violently vibrate their flight muscles in much the same way as they do to heat the hive in cold conditions. This raises the temperature in the ball to the critical temperature of 46 °C.Created by: Ninjaihard 42% they bite their eyes offthey bite their eyes off1853they sink themthey sink them669they overheat themthey overheat them3835they squeeze their reproductive organsthey squeeze their reproductive organs2646bees riddles » The Haast's eagle is the largest eagle known to have existed. Where did it live?New Zealand. The Haast's eagle is an extinct species of eagle that once lived in the South Island of New Zealand. Its massive size is explained as an evolutionary response to the size of its prey, the flightless moa, the largest of which could weigh 230 kg. Haast's eagle became extinct around 1400, after the moa were hunted to extinction by the first Māori.Created by: Ninjaihard 49% MadagascarMadagascar48BorneoBorneo76New ZealandNew Zealand143CubaCuba21eagles riddles » What is the closest living relative of the dodo? (an extinct flightless bird)Pigeon. The dodo is an extinct flightless bird that was endemic to the island of Mauritius, east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. The dodo's closest genetic relative was the also extinct Rodrigues solitaire, the two forming the subfamily Raphinae of the family of pigeons and doves. The closest living relative of the dodo is the Nicobar pigeon.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 28% turkeyturkey56vulturevulture43ostrichostrich78pigeonpigeon70animals riddles » Play zoology quiz and see all the questions.