Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Caecilians – The Secretive Legless Amphibians

Caecilians – The Secretive Legless Amphibians
If you’ve never heard of a caecilian, you’re not alone. Most people haven’t heard of these quiet, secretive animals. Caecilians are amphibians like

Caecilians – The Secretive Legless Amphibians

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Snakes – Are All Snakes Venomous?

Snakes – Are All Snakes Venomous?
Some people love snakes. Others dislike or even fear them. No matter how you feel about snakes, they play an important role. All snakes are carnivores and most of them eat

Snakes – Are All Snakes Venomous?

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Weasels – The Perfect Hunting Machines

Weasels – The Perfect Hunting Machines
Chances are, you’ve probably never seen a weasel in the wild, but you’re familiar with them through nursery rhymes and story characters. Weasels are often thought of as bad guys and they do have some unsavory habits. They can’t really help it though. They’re just being, well,...

Weasels – The Perfect Hunting Machines

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Bears – The Large Lumbering Animals

Bears – The Large Lumbering Animals
What animal is an expert fisherman, can climb trees and enjoys dumpster diving? If you guessed the bear, you’re right. Bears are large, lumbering animals. They walk on all four paws...

Bears – The Large Lumbering Animals

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Fox – Clever and Shrewd

Fox – Clever and Shrewd
You probably don’t have wolves living near your house, but chances are, foxes live there. Why haven’t you seen them? Foxes are small, for one thing....

Fox – Clever and Shrewd

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Wolves – Loved and Feared

Wolves – Loved and Feared
Are you fascinated by wolves? Are you also a little frightened of them? For thousands of years, humans have loved, feared and even hated wolves. By learning more about them, we can learn to appreciate them, rather than fear them. Wolves are actually a lot like humans. They live in close...

Wolves – Loved and Feared

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Jaguars – The Big Cats

Jaguars – The Big Cats
What’s the difference between a jaguar and a leopard? Both have a tawny coat with black markings, but jaguars are larger and stockier. Leopards live in

Jaguars – The Big Cats

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Cat Family and Its Members

Cat Family and Its Members
What does your house cat have in common with a cheetah or a lion? Almost everything. All cats belong to the same feline family and there are 36 species of cats on the earth. All cats are

Cat Family and Its Members

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