Asked in Arthropods
A creature with 100 legs is a?
A creature can have any amount of legs, but this creature has one hundred legs. The name of this unusual and common creature is a centipede. The name 'centipede' is a strange name for such a tiny element of nature. If you can find a centipede the you can try to catch it and study it and figure out why and how it got its name and other biography about the centipede. ...
Asked in Spiders
Why does a octopus have eight legs and begins with oct when a spider has eight legs but does not begin with oct?
There is no rule that says the name of a creature must be based on how many legs it has. Spiders have been around a long time- I doubt that the first person who saw one counted its legs- would you? A better question might be , "Why was the octopus so named? " -- I would guess, that being a sea creature, far removed from most people, it did not have a name when it was first seen by man,...
What is the name of a creature with one hundred legs?
The term centipede means "one hundred feet" but centipedes (arthropods of the class Chilopoda) have between 30 and 384 legs and feet, with the number of pairs always an odd number. ...
Asked in Brain Teasers and Logic Puzzles
What creature sometimes has four legs sometimes has two legs and sometimes has three legs?
A human : While he is a child, he walked on 4 legs, Than he is an adult and he is walking on 2 legs but while he is old, he xalked with a cane, on 3 legs. ...