Let’s Play an Exciting Combo Animal Names Quiz

Can you name the animals whose names are made of two combined animal names?

Let’s freshen our knowledge about animals. Below are specific descriptions and clues for each animal whose name is a combination of two animal names. Let’s play and hope you get them all right.

1. Identification: A popular arachnid plus an intelligent long-tailed primate
* Clue: This animal prefer the warm tropical forests of South and Central America. Adults of this animal can reach two feet tall and can sports fur color can be black, tan, golden, brown, or red fur color. Its diet includes leaves, flowers as well as insects.

2. Identification: Slow moving shelled reptile plus an offering bird
* Clue: Its Latin name is Streptopelia turtur. A European and North African bird which is much smaller than its domesticated cousin. Adult of this one measures 28 cm long. It is slim-bodied, reddish brown body plumage, blue-gray head, and a grayish tail with a white tip.

3. Identification: Thanksgiving bird and a scavenging raptor
* Clue: A bird-of-prey found mostly in America. A large bird that measures 64–81 cm on length, 0.85–2.26 kg in weight and with a wingspan of 170–183 cm . It has dark brown to black plumage, a bald reddish head, and an ivory-colored beak.

4. Description: Wild canine and an arachnid
* Clue: A common household pest that range from 1cm to 4 cm in length. A hairy animal but has excellent eyesight. Females have the distinctive trait of carrying their egg sacs stuck at the back of their abdomen.

5. Description: Australian marsupial and an urban rodent
* Clue: a small rodent endemic to North America inhabiting arif areas particularly sandy or soft soils. This animal is characterized by its relatively large head, short front legs and large hind legs. Adults can reach 23-41 cm long (including the very long tail). It feeds mostly on seeds.

6. Description: Colony dwelling insect and the king of the jungle
* Clue: The larvae stages of this insect is known for making funnel-shaped to trap ants.

The adult sports two pairs of long, tapered wings and a long, slender abdomen. In North America, the animal’s larva is often called “doodlebug” because of the peculiar winding, trails it leaves in the sand while searching for a perfect site to build its trap.

7. Description: A mythological fire breather and a household pest
* Clue: This animal is characterized by an elongated body, two sets of strong transparent wings and large multifaceted eyes. It has a life span The life span from about 6 months to over 7 years, adult lives for only a few weeks. It is also one fastest insects in the world, with some species attaining a maximum speed of 10–15 meters per second.

8. Identification: Male bovine plus an amphibian
* Clue: The largest frog in North America that average about 9–15 cm in body length. It is typically green to greenish-brown in color. Male eardrum is larger than its eyes. Tadpoles can live up to two years before turning into frogs.

9. Description: A large African mammal plus tough insect
* Clue: It is one of the largest in their family that can reach 60 millimeters in length. Male owns 2 horns used in digging and fighting rivals during mating season. This animal is found in the rainforests of Southeast Asia and South America. It feeds on dead wood, fruits, leaves and grasses.

10. Description: Urban rodent and legless reptile
* Clue: Adults can reach 91-152 cm long. They come in variety of colors including black, gray, yellow, red, and brown. They are found in a wide variety of habitats including forests, swamps, rocky hills, barns and abandoned buildings. Adults feed on mice, squirrels, birds, as well as bird eggs.

Here are the answers to each questions. did you get it all right?

1. Spider monkey

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2. Turtledove

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3. Turkey vulture

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4. Wolf spider

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5. Kangaroo rat

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6. Antlion

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7. Dragonfly

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8. Bullfrog

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9. Rhinoceros Beetle

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10. Rat snake

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22 thoughts on “Let’s Play an Exciting Combo Animal Names Quiz

  1. Juliana

    Nyek! # 1, 3, 7 and 8 were the only ones I got right! My gosh, and to think I have a degree in Zoology! What a shame! Haha. Sabi ko na nga ba, dapat nag Biology nalang ako or Med Tech for pre-med.

  2. Maria Teresa Figuerres

    I enjoy the quiz immensely 🙂 especially when I get them right, not all though 🙂

  3. Eileen

    totally dont have any idea about the questions and this games! it was fun reading them though i thought i can guess at least one animal hahah

  4. betchai

    All of these with the exception of the Turtle Dove, Dragonfly, and bullfrog freaks me out. My son asks questions like this, now I have a reference.

  5. MaryJane Tauyan

    I'm 100% sure with my answer in number 10! Aside from that, naguluhan na ako sa iba 😀

  6. Chubskulit Rose

    most of the animals featured here were not my favorite they were too slimy to hold

  7. nova hedges

    I need to go back to school! Bopol ako sa quiz na eto. Hahaha! Wala man lang tumama kahit isa. LOL!

  8. Lainy

    WillieEvangelista – Amazing hahah!! i got the number eight… Bull Frog is the largest frog in North America that average about 9–15 cm in body length. It is typically green to greenish-brown in color. Male eardrum is larger than its eyes. Tadpoles can live up to two years before turning into frogs.

  9. Jonas Labagala

    IN FAIRNEZZZ, I got number 6!! I can't believe it because I didn't know that there is such a word Antlion. Good job 1 out of 10! Compared to my previous efforts of zero all the time!

  10. Karen @ MrsLookingGood

    Gosh, even with your give-away clues, it was quite challenging to come up with the answers.

  11. Fernando Lachica

    Oh shucks! I tried to answered the questions but I just didn't get anything right hahaha I must brush up on my knowledge about animals. All these are very interesting!

  12. Badet | The Misis Chronicles

    Wah I lost! Didn't get any of them correctly. I didn't even know these animals exist! 🙂

  13. Daphne Benosa

    That ratsnake is so scary. I've seen snakes in the zoo but whenever I see ratsnake, anaconda, etc. I freak out!

  14. curlydianne

    You always seem to find these tidbits about animals, another fun and informative post from you sir!

  15. Francis Morilao

    This post must go viral haahah… as always Spider Monkey is my bet for the cutest creature.

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