General Zoology
Animal Body Structure
Family Canidae
Bears!
Mustelidae Family
100

What is Zoology? 

The study of animals 

100
The epidermis of an animal is its' ___________. 

Skin 

100

True or False: Dogs have a keen sense of smell. 

True 

100

Why are giant pandas considered endangered? 

Due to habitat loss. 

100

A group of otters is called a ____________. 

Romp 

200

A lion would be classified as a predator or prey? 

Predator 

200

True or False. Most mammals have sweat glands all over their body. 

False. Most mammals only have them on certain parts of their bodies. 

200

Give an example of an opportunistic canine. 

Coyotes, Foxes etc. 
200

What color skin does a polar bear have? 

Black 

200

Mustelids are known for their ____________ odor. 

Smelly

300

Illnesses transmitted between animals and humans are called _______________

Zoonotic diseases 

300

What is a digitigrade? 

An animal that walks on its toes, rather than the pads of its feet. 

300

This canine is known for its eery howls that sound like screams.  What is this animal? 

A jackal 

300

True or False: Bears are omnivores. 

True 

300

Members of this family were often hunted for what body part? 

Their fur

400

List three potential careers involving animals. 

Veterinarian, Wildlife biologist, Animal trainer, Zoologist etc. 

400

What is a plantigrade? 

An animal that walks on the palm or flat part of its foot.

400

This type of canine travels in large packs of up to 100 dogs! What animal is it? 

African Wild Dogs (African painted dogs) 

400

Which type of bear is known for its muscle hump between its shoulder blades? 

The Brown Bear 

400

Which mustelid uses its paw to hold tools such as rocks to break open its prey? 

Otters 

500

The process zoologists use to get animals comfortable with them to study in the wild is called ____________. 

Habituation 

500

What are the four major kinds of teeth created for mammals? 

Incisors, Canines, Premolars, & Molars 

500

Which of the canines that we studied is considered the only wild dog in Australia? 

The Dingo 

500
True or False. Bears hibernate. 

False, bears technically enter something called dormancy. 

500

Which mustelid enjoys spending time undergrown in tunnels? 

A badger

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