Trivia question for May-29-2011

Posted on May 29, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-29-2011

However, their favorite food is blood, and while they may take on ticks bloated with blood, they also feed on it directly, pecking at the mammal’s wounds to keep them open to more parasites. So, what good the bird does for the mammal is negated by it keeping the wounds open to parasites and disease.

Trivia question for May-28-2011

Posted on May 28, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-28-2011

These guys are cannibalistic predators that feeds on smaller prey species such as fish, crabs and shrimp, mollusks, and other juvenile species of its kind. It uses its two longer tentacles with tentacular clubs on the end to snare and catch its prey.

Trivia question for May-27-2011

Posted on May 27, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-27-2011

These ants are well-known in Australia for their aggressive behavior and powerful stings. The venom of these ants has the potential to induce anaphylactic shock in allergic sting victims.

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Trivia question for May-26-2011

Posted on May 26, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-26-2011

They are very good swimmers and are quite at home in water. They can be wholly submerged in water for many minutes if necessary, but usually prefer to remain near the bank.

Trivia question for May-25-2011

Posted on May 25, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-25-2011

They are extremely agile both on the ground and in the upper branches of its forest home. They are native to Northern Europe belonging to the mustelid family, which also includes mink, otter, badger, wolverine and weasel.

Trivia question for May-24-2011

Posted on May 24, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-24-2011

These guys normally live in pairs, but can be found individually or in small groups. They are diurnal and do not burrow, so during the night they rest in hollows in rocks or trees.

Trivia question for May-23-2011

Posted on May 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-23-2011

These mammals inhabit the canopy of rain forests in tropical Africa, from Guinea to Kenya and Uganda into the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are nocturnal and arboreal, sleeping during the day in the leaves.

Trivia question for May-22-2011

Posted on May 22, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-22-2011

Predators of this species generally consist of lions, leopards and hunting dogs. Although cheetahs also prey on them, they are unable to bring down a mature male, so usually go for the more vulnerable females and offspring.

Trivia question for May-21-2011

Posted on May 21, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-21-2011

This is one of 50 scorpions that are a danger to humans; venom can kill by paralyzing heart muscles. They use their stinger in its tail to paralyze struggling prey as well as for defense against predators.

Trivia question for May-20-2011

Posted on May 19, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-20-2011

There are five recognized species, all of which are endangered; all species have been adversely affected by historic deforestation but currently large areas of their forest habitat are well protected in reserves and national parks. At present, the greatest threat to their survival is predation by invasive mammalian predators.

Trivia question for May-19-2011

Posted on May 19, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-19-2011

These guys are opportunistic apex predators capable of taking nearly any animal that enters its territory, either in the water or on dry land. They are known to attack humans who enter the crocodiles’ territory.

Trivia question for May-18-2011

Posted on May 18, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-18-2011

They are nocturnal feeders on the fruits of the Oil Palm and tropical laurels. Their nest is a heap of droppings, usually above water – either a stream or the sea, on which 2-4 glossy white eggs are laid which soon become stained brown.

Trivia question for May-17-2011

Posted on May 17, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-17-2011

Although mostly solitary, these guys may hunt together in pairs during the May breeding season. Little is known of their breeding habits. It is thought that its gestation period lasts six months, usually resulting in two cubs, which are born blind.

Trivia question for May-16-2011

Posted on May 16, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for May-16-2011

Their loud calls are far out of proportion to its small body size. They are widely distributed in the forests of Central and South America, from Panama south to Paraguay and northern Argentina.