Trivia question for Nov-14-2011

Posted on Nov 14, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-14-2011

These fish have upturned mouths and are primarily carnivorous surface feeders, although some vegetable matter may be eaten. In the wild, they feed on zooplankton including crustaceans and the larvae of mosquitoes and other insects, such as flies, crickets, or grasshoppers.

Trivia question for Nov-13-2011

Posted on Nov 13, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-13-2011

When agitated, they can resort to a typical serpentine movement and move with surprising speed. Although mainly terrestrial, these snakes are good swimmers and can also climb with ease; often they are found basking in low bushes.

Trivia question for Nov-12-2011

Posted on Nov 12, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-12-2011

Colonies comprise socially monogamous, extended family groups with overlapping generations, known as “clans” which exhibit cooperative breeding. Non-breeding individuals become helpers to relatives and assist to raise their brood.

Trivia question for Nov-11-2011

Posted on Nov 11, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-11-2011

The guys are responsible for up to 10,000 human stings in Australia each summer, particularly on the east coast, with some others occurring off the coast of South Australia and Western Australia. The stinging venom-filled nematocysts in the tentacles of these creatures can paralyze small fish and other prey.

Trivia question for Nov-10-2011

Posted on Nov 10, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-10-2011

The social organisation of these animals are extremely flexible, being dependable on the availability and distribution of food. The basic social unit is a breeding pair, followed by its current offspring, or offspring of former litters. It usually lives in pairs, but is also found either singly, or in pairs and families up to five individuals.

Trivia question for Nov-09-2011

Posted on Nov 9, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-09-2011

These guys survive on the sparse vegetation of the bleak Arctic tundra. They live farther north and in colder conditions than any other hoofed animals.

Trivia question for Nov-08-2011

Posted on Nov 8, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-08-2011

When these fish select its prey, it rotates its eye so that the image of the prey falls on a particular portion of the eye in the ventral temporal periphery of the retina and its lips just break the surface, squirting a jet of water at its victim. It does this using the narrow groove in the roof of its mouth. It presses its tongue against this groove to form a narrow channel, then contracts its gill covers to force a powerful jet of water through the channel.

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Trivia question for Nov-07-2011

Posted on Nov 7, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-07-2011

These guys use various clicks, squeaks, croaks, and other sounds to frighten attackers. The second defense is to break off its tail like all other geckos and flee to safety.

Trivia question for Nov-06-2011

Posted on Nov 6, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-06-2011

These birds resides in mudflats and shallow coastal lagoons with salt water. Using its feet the birds stir up the mud, then sucks water through its bill and filters out small shrimp, seeds, blue-green algae, microscopic organisms and mollusks.

Trivia question for Nov-05-2011

Posted on Nov 5, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-05-2011

The males are often seen patrolling by a ponds edge or river, where they fight away intruders, crashing into rival males and spiraling through the air. The females are quite inconspicuous when they lay their eggs, but they sometimes give away their spot by clattering up from the reeds. If you look carefully you can sometimes find them ovipositing (laying eggs) into some moss, reeds or rotten wood.

Trivia question for Nov-04-2011

Posted on Nov 4, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-04-2011

Although legally protected, they are still shot by hunters mistaking them for domestic cats. In the Scottish Highlands, where approximately 400 are thought to be remaining in the wild, interbreeding with feral cats is a significant threat to the wild population.

Trivia question for Nov-03-2011

Posted on Nov 3, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-03-2011

Though once abundant over much of Eurasia, North Africa and North America, they inhabit a reduced portion of its former range due to widespread destruction of its territory, human encroachment, and the resulting human-wolf encounters that sparked broad extirpation.

Trivia question for Nov-02-2011

Posted on Nov 3, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-02-2011

Non-plant material consumed include spider webs, termite mounds and even cremated human remains. They forage on agricultural crops and other human foods, and even accept handouts. Although they occasionally drink, they get most of their water from the moisture in their food.

Trivia question for Nov-01-2011

Posted on Nov 2, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Nov-01-2011

In the UK, these birds suffers illegal persecution by gamekeepers and their employers on shooting estates, particularly those managed for Red Grouse shooting, resulting in local and regional extinction in many areas, particularly in England where only 20 pairs survive despite abundant suitable habitat capable of holding several hundred pairs.