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  • What’s in a name?

    What’s in a name?0

    Most people know that a baby dog is called a puppy and a baby cat is called a kitten. But some baby animals have names that you would never expect! For example, pup is a very popular word: armadillos, bats, coyotes, dogs, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, moles, otters, prairie dogs, seals, sharks, and squirrels

  • What is the fastest animal?

    What is the fastest animal?0

    The has big nostrils to let it take in lots of air, and a big heart to pump blood fast when it’s running. And unlike most big cats, it can’t roar – but it is the biggest cat that can purr! But there is an animal that can move even faster than the cheetah. You

  • Which dinosaurs were the biggest?

    Which dinosaurs were the biggest?0

    Everyone knows that dinosaurs were big, but how big were they? Most people think that the biggest of the lot were Tyrannosaurus Rex and Brachiosaurus, but they lost their biggest dinosaur titles years ago. The biggest dinosaurs that we know of so far actually come from Argentina! Palaeontologists are scientists who study dinosaurs, and the

  • More that meets the eye

    More that meets the eye0

    Here’s a neat trick to try: hold up the index fingers of both hands, and tip your hands so that your index fingers are pointing at each other with a small space between them. Make sure your fingers are at the same level as your eyes. Now focus your eyes on the wall across from

  • Did you know that there’s a fish with four eyes?

    Did you know that there’s a fish with four eyes?0

    Take a look at your eyes in a mirror. What do you see? Humans have a white part of the eye, a coloured iris, and a dark pupil in the centre. The pupil is actually a hole in your eye that lets light in so that you can see. But in Central and South America,

  • Which insects work for museums?

    Which insects work for museums?0

    Have you ever looked at the thousands of bones on display at a museum and wondered how the museum scientists managed to clean them all? The truth is, if the scientints had to clean all the bones in a museum by hand, nothing would ever be ready to display. Fortunately, the scientists have some helpers


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