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10 Facts About Koalas

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Koalas aren’t really bears at all! Koalas’ closest living relative is the wombat. They are marsupial mammals.  They are considered marsupials because they carry their babies in a pouch. They are considered mammals because their young are born live and not hatched and the mother nurses their young. Koalas stay with their mother until they are […]

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10 Things You Need to Know about Cats

Cat Playing with Yarn

While most people think of cats being cute and cuddly, others think that they are sneaky and sinister. Cats are fiercely independent animals that are not very high maintenance for most people. You don’t have to walk them or bathe them unless they get into something especially stinky. Here are a few things that you […]

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10 Creepy Facts about Spiders

Spider in its Web

Once you move past the instinctual fear of creepy crawlies, Spiders are fascinating animals. For some, spiders are the things that nightmares are made of, and they can make the toughest person run and scream. If you are one of the people who do not suffer from arachnophobia, here are a few fun facts for […]

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10 Interesting Facts about Dogs

Neo the Vizsla

So you think you know everything that that is to know about man’s best friend? There are many things that are common knowledge about dogs such how they like to chase cats and love peanut butter. However, here are a few things that you may not know about our four legged furry friends. 1. Dogs […]

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10 Interesting Facts About Earthquakes

San Francisco Earthquake 1906

Earthquakes, also know as tremors, quakes and temblors, result from a release of energy from the Earth’s crust.  Earthquakes can happen unexpectedly and can be quite dramatic for its victims. Past earthquakes have killed many people and destroyed many homes, buildings and neighborhoods. Here are 10 interesting facts about earthquakes. 1. Earth’s Energy Humans only […]

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10 Key Facts About Dolphins

Spinner Dolphin

Dolphins are highly intelligent creatures. Although they look like fish and live in water, they are mammals. They are very trainable, as seen in shows in aquariums all over the world. Their socialization and high intelligence makes them a favorite among captive animals. However, there is a lot more to dolphins than meets the eye. […]

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