Statistics for Marine Mammals Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 51 times
  • The average score is 9 of 21

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HintAnswer% Correct
Odontocetes haveTeeth
89%
While mysticetes haveBaleen
72%
The number of blowholes an odontocete has isOne
62%
A narwhals' 'horn' is actually itsTusk
60%
The number of blowholes a mysticete has isTwo
57%
The species with the largest brain is theCachalot
55%
Sea-lions have these but seals don'tEars
53%
The largest species of dolphin is theOrca
53%
The species with the largest flippers is theHumpback whale
51%
You can tell a manatee and a dugong apart from the shapes of theirTails
49%
This seal is the world's largest carnivoreSouthern Elephant Seal
47%
The 'white whale' that had a plane named after it is theBeluga
45%
This species is known for mass strandingPilot whale
34%
The fastest great whale species is theFin whale
34%
The longest lived whale species is theBowhead whale
28%
You can tell dolphins and porpoises apart from the shape of theirTeeth
21%
This species' name comes from the Norwegian word for PollockSei whale
17%
A whale with an expandable throat is called aRorqual
17%
This "King Lizard" is the largest known ocean animal of the EoceneBasilosaurus
15%
This species has the shortest nursing period of any mammal (4 days)Hooded seal
9%
The southernmost native mammal species in the world is theWeddell seal
9%

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