10 Fun Facts about Alligators

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Alligators are amazing creatures. They have been on Earth for millions of years. Some even walked with the dinosaurs! Here, we go over everything you need to know about alligators. 1. What is an Alligator? An alligator is a large …[Continue]

10 Facts About the Bald Eagle

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The Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), is one of the fish eagles and is a national symbol of the United States. Once listed as a threatened species on the verge of extinction, the bald eagle has made a comeback and is …[Continue]

10 Facts About Zebras

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Three species of zebra make their home in Africa, Grevy’s zebra (Equus grevyi), mountain zebra (Equus zebra) and the plains zebra (Equus burchelli). All three species of zebra feature stripes but differ in other physical characteristics and behaviors. 1.  Classification …[Continue]

10 Facts About Sea Otters

10 Facts About Sea Otters

1) Two separate populations of sea otters live in North America: Alaska sea otters and California sea otters. 2) Sea otters are the world’s smallest marine mammals. In California, female sea otters weigh about 50 pounds and males can reach …[Continue]

Facts About Tyrannosaurus Rex

Arguably the most popular of all of the dinosaurs known to date, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, also coined the T. Rex, roamed the earth about 65 million years ago.  Spending its existence near the top of the era’s food chain, the …[Continue]

10 Facts About Volcanoes

A volcano is little more than a crack, rupture or opening in the Earth’s crust. The lava that protrudes from the volcano is hot, molten rock, ash, and gases that escape from below the surface of the Earth. There are …[Continue]

Why Species Become Endangered

Plants and animals are a crucial part of our world for a wide range of reasons, whether it be agricultural, ecological, commercial or for aesthetic reasons. Animals, in particular, have always been a favorite of humans; each year, millions of …[Continue]

About Antarctica

Antarctica is a fascinating continent, the fifth largest on the planet, and home to a wide variety of wildlife, plants, and a unique climate and terrain. Because the harsh conditions on Antarctica make it difficult to live there, many explorers …[Continue]