51 Answered Questions for the topic zoology

10/16/19

What are a butterflies wings made of?

are they tiny feathers?

09/10/19

health issue in pakistan

a lot of health issue in Pakistan silent killer called hypertension, rate of hypertension increase day by day which are the root of cardiovascular disease how we control hypertension?

07/29/19

Feeding animals or plants with coffee?

What happens if you feed animals or plants with coffee? Say, just once, or daily? There are some extra coffees in the pot, and I don't know whether it is a good idea feeding animals or plants with... more

07/24/19

What is the common name for Rhinolophus and can you attach a picture of this mammal?

There are many myths about this flying mammal.

07/17/19

What are two long-term reproductive challenges for women?

Exploring Animal behavior

07/11/19

Can we digest food as well as herbivores?

I heard some guy say that we can't digest plant food as well as herbivores. Which seems weird to me seeing as how humans can survive without any nutrient deficiencies besides b12 on only plants but... more

06/17/19

What kind of spider is this?

This spider likes like a tarantula, and has a yellow triangle on its back.It does look like those jumping spiders I have seen but it is weary of what's around it.Even a few feet away.

06/01/19

Name for Fertile and Infertile Hybrid animals and Species Classifications.

If you have two distinct species of animals that are closely related, are they a Sub Species? Are they a Sub Species if they can breed and produce fertile offspring? What if they can not produce... more

05/26/19

Why do Cats Meow?

Cats often meow, and I was wondering why.

05/24/19

What produces the strong odor of decaying dead animals?

Are there specific chemicals responsible for producing the strong, putrid odor that is present after an animal deceases? Also, how long does this odor last?

05/24/19

Has an artificial symbiotic relationship ever been created?

Have 2 organisms ever been introduced to create a symbiotic relationship that doesn't occur in their natural environment?

05/06/19

Has any animal ever had a rotating part?

Outside of microscopic structures (I'm thinking of a flagellum, which I _think_ is a true motor) has any animal evolved a part that continually rotates compared to the rest of its body?

05/06/19

Why do men have nipples?

I'd be tempted to call nipples in men vestigial, but that suggests they have no modern function. They _do_ have a function, of course, but only in women. So why do _men_ (and all male mammals) have... more

05/06/19

Why do adult insects have 6 legs?

Apparently, there is an advantage to having 6 legs in the insect world. What is that advantage, if anything? Why would such an advantage exist for insects, but not for other, larger land... more

05/06/19

Why is a mosquito feeding on human blood not a parasite?

I recently read in my Ecology course notes that a mosquito feeding on human blood is not considered as a parasite. However, since it sucks blood from the human body, shouldn't it be regarded as a... more

04/30/19

How do insects survive the winter?

I had an interesting discussion today in which the question arose how insects survive in the winter. Since they need a high enough external temperature to be active, this seems a bit difficult in... more

04/28/19

How do ants follow each other?

I was observing ants in my house.They all were going in a straight line and also some of the ants were coming back through the the same line. I took some water and rubbed the line with my finger,... more

04/21/19

Why is the species-diversity of deadly parasites greatest in the tropics?

There are so many parasites living in tropical regions of Africa, South America, or Asia, but very few in Europe or North America. Is this due to climate, or are there other reasons? Many of the... more

04/20/19

Are humans the only animal that requires "clean water"?

I've seen a number of animals - dogs, cats, squirrels, ducks and geese, etc drink from puddles, some of them were muddy, others had green flora growing under water. Same goes for lakes and rivers.... more

04/20/19

Anatomical differences between herbivores and omnivores?

What are differences of herbivores vs omnivores? I do not mean dietary differences (obviously), but physical ones. E.g., afaik herbivores have a much longer digestive tract than carnivores; then... more

04/20/19

Why are flies not scared when landing on a monitor with changing graphics?

I have been wondering why would insects in general, not be scared when important changes happen on your monitor where they have landed... If you move even just a finger, they are *scared to death*... more

04/19/19

How best to count bees entering and leaving a hive to measure hive activity?

This is my first question here, so I apologize for all mistakes I could have possibly made. I'm a high school student in East-Central Europe and I need to complete some research for a biology... more

04/18/19

Why do we have no enzyme to digest cellulose?

As we know, cellulose is the most abundant polysaccharide in nature. Why don't we have an enzyme to digest cellulose?

04/07/19

How does horse extract the energy to needs from a relatively small digestive system?

Recently I saw Inside nature's gaints episode on horse, and was fascinated about its internal organisation. And my question is that they have a very large lungs to accommodate, but a relatively... more

03/27/19

How do insects breathe?

Do ants even breathe? If they don't, how do they stay alive? On what resources do they depend upon to stay alive? How are they different form mammals?
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