Skip to Content

Reptile Quiz (RV) - IPY

Enjoy, participate and learn from the quiz forum. Post your quiz here for others to enjoy as well
User avatar
Pilane
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 398
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:11 pm
Location: Somewhere in the Bush

Unread post by Pilane » Sat Nov 10, 2007 7:38 am

Not elle or lion no Jacobson in this mammal :twisted: :P

User avatar
Zippy Zebra
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 689
Joined: Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:39 pm
Location: Cloud 9

Unread post by Zippy Zebra » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:21 am

Golly I'm picking up too many similarities between snakes and mammals here - getting everything from hormones to communication. :redface:

One spesific mammal :shock: clue please
Show me the KrugerImage

User avatar
Pilane
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 398
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:11 pm
Location: Somewhere in the Bush

Unread post by Pilane » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:29 am

Plantigrade :twisted:

User avatar
jfthibeau
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2168
Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:18 am
Location: Belgium

Unread post by jfthibeau » Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:27 am

.. a south african plantigrade ? ...
JF

User avatar
Pilane
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 398
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:11 pm
Location: Somewhere in the Bush

Unread post by Pilane » Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:40 am

Plantigrade refers to the foot structure
All primates walk plantigrade

User avatar
jfthibeau
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2168
Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:18 am
Location: Belgium

Unread post by jfthibeau » Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:51 am

.. just a comment about plantigrades... :roll:

..according Wiki...

In mammals, plantigrade locomotion means walking with the podials and metatarsals flat on the ground.

Humans are an example of a plantigrade species; in humans, the podials and metatarsals constitute the sole of the foot. Other plantigrade species include raccoons, opossums, bears, rabbits, weasels, mice, pandas, rats, skunks and hedgehogs.
JF

User avatar
Pilane
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 398
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:11 pm
Location: Somewhere in the Bush

Unread post by Pilane » Sat Nov 10, 2007 12:08 pm

Now the mammal should be easy

User avatar
timbo
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 582
Joined: Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:16 pm
Location: Somewhere far far far away

Unread post by timbo » Sat Nov 10, 2007 7:35 pm

platypus???

Laying of eggs?
I try my best and that's what matters I hope.

User avatar
Pilane
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 398
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:11 pm
Location: Somewhere in the Bush

Unread post by Pilane » Sat Nov 10, 2007 7:50 pm

Only SA species Timbo!
The mammal I am looking for is .... HUMANS! Now what is the rest of the answer? :roll:

User avatar
timbo
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 582
Joined: Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:16 pm
Location: Somewhere far far far away

Unread post by timbo » Sat Nov 10, 2007 7:58 pm

That we are sometimes cannibalistic and some snakes are.
I try my best and that's what matters I hope.

User avatar
jfthibeau
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2168
Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:18 am
Location: Belgium

Unread post by jfthibeau » Sat Nov 10, 2007 8:44 pm

Snakes and humans are "poïkilotherme" ???
JF

User avatar
Pilane
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 398
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2005 8:11 pm
Location: Somewhere in the Bush

Unread post by Pilane » Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:39 pm

Snakes and humans are "poïkilotherme" ???


:shock:

Something to do with a sense.........

User avatar
Zippy Zebra
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 689
Joined: Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:39 pm
Location: Cloud 9

Unread post by Zippy Zebra » Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:21 am

common sense :twisted:

does it have anything to do with being able to see infrared? :redface:
Show me the KrugerImage

User avatar
jfthibeau
Virtual Ranger
Virtual Ranger
Posts: 2168
Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:18 am
Location: Belgium

Unread post by jfthibeau » Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:40 am

... sorry, .. it was a :funny: .... because it find nothing .... :redface: ...

... :shock: ... and I am very surprised that you have a infra red vision .. ZZ .... :mrgreen: ...

.. and for your information, I'm not cannibalistic :lol: ...
JF

User avatar
naturelover
Junior Virtual Ranger
Junior Virtual Ranger
Posts: 351
Joined: Thu Jun 07, 2007 6:45 pm
Location: capetown
Contact:

Unread post by naturelover » Sun Nov 11, 2007 8:19 pm

Hi all

Could it be something to do with picking up sound, because I know the humans and reptiles pick up sound in the form of vibrations


Return to “Quizzes”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

Webcam Highlights

Addo
Submitted by Trrp-trrrrrrrr at 06:43:19
orpen
Submitted by Ton&Herma at 20:36:27
satara
Submitted by Trrp-trrrrrrrr at 04:59:15
nossob
Submitted by Trrp-trrrrrrrr at 06:37:51