Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Blow Flies

Blow Flies belong to the Calliphoridae family in the order of Diptera. This family also includes carrion flies, cluster flies, bluebottle and greenbottle flies. They are most commonly found in weather that is warm and humid as they cannot thrive in windy and extremely dry climate. Blow Flies...

Blow Flies

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Ladybug Facts

Ladybug is a common type of flying insects that can be easily spotted in our gardens. They are known by many other names as well like ladybird, lady cow, lady beetle, mariquitas and lady fly etc. They can be found in most parts of the...

Ladybug Facts

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Meerkats

A Meerkat is a squirrel size creature that belongs to the mongoose family. They live in the deserts and grasslands of the southern tip of 

Meerkats

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Angel Shark

Angel shark is a type of marine fish that is commonly found in the Pacific Ocean along the coasts of Alaska, California,

Angel Shark

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Liger Facts

Liger is the world’s biggest cat. It is one of the most popular hybrid animals. They are the result of cross-breeding between a male lion and a female

Liger Facts

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Roadrunner Facts

Roadrunner belongs to the Cuculidae family of birds that also includes cuckoos, koels etc. They are native to the South-Western desert in North...

Roadrunner Facts

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Alpaca

Alpaca belongs to the Camelidae family that includes llamas, vicunas and guanacos, Bactrian and Dromedary camels etc. Their scientific name is Vicugna pacos. Alpacas are docile and soft animals that are kept as pets and cattle around...

Alpaca

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Guinea Pig

Guinea Pig is a small rodent that has stout body and no tail. They originated in the Andes and were domesticated as early as 5000 B.C. although they are not related to

Guinea Pig

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Cougar – Mountain Lion

A cougar is also known by different other names including mountain lion, puma, panther, catamount etc. They are native to Washington State. They are also the most widely distributed land

Cougar – Mountain Lion

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Forest Owlet

The Forest Owlet is one of the smallest members of the owl family, measuring only about 23 centimeters tall. They weigh approximately 240 grams. They are known by some other names as well including "Forest Spotted Owlet" and "Forest...

Forest Owlet

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Pugs

With adorable wrinkles and big bug eyes, it is very difficult to not love pugs. This ancient and popular dog breed is social and intensely loyal as well. It is...

Pugs

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Swordfish

Swordfish are highly elusive, migratory and one of the most fierce predatory fishes in the ocean. It is also one of the largest fishes. They are also...

Swordfish

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Oarfish Facts

An Oarfish is the longest bony fish in the ocean. They can reach a length of over 50 feet. It belongs to the Regalecidae family of fishes. Unlike many bony fishes,...

Oarfish Facts

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Stick Insect

Stick Insects are also known as stick-bug, phasmid, leaf insect, bug insect and walking stick etc. There are approximately 3,000 different species of stick insects. They are found in all continents except

Stick Insect

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Walking Catfish

Walking Catfish are a species of freshwater fish that is native to Southeast Asia. They like to move from one body of water to another in search of food or a...

Walking Catfish

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Prairie Dog

Prairie dogs are burrowing rodents that live in the grasslands of central and western parts of North America. They are extremely social creatures that live in...

Prairie Dog

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Luna Moth

A Luna Moth has such an interesting color and also has unique markings. It has broad pale green wings and delicate tail streamers. It is sometimes known as the "American Moon Moth" as it only flies at night. The scientific name for this species is Actias Luna. They have a wingspan of 3 - 4.5...

Luna Moth

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Dangerous Animals

Fun Facts Many species of jellyfish, including the sea wasp, are deadly. Brush against one of their tentacles and you’ll likely die. If you survive, you’ll experience severe...

Dangerous Animals

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Large Insects

Whether you love insects or find them creepy, it’s easy to believe that man is the master over them. When you consider these giant bugs, though, your ideas about man’s strength might change.   Fun Facts The largest

Large Insects

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Weird Animals

There are an estimated 9 million species of animals on the planet. Many of those animals are familiar to us. But there quite a few that haven’t been discovered, named, or cataloged. And there are plenty more that are weird, creepy,...

Weird Animals

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White Tigers

White tigers are not a different species of tiger, nor are they albino. White tigers are simply tigers carrying a recessive gene that makes them white, just as some people have brown eyes and some have green eyes. People...

White Tigers

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Butterfly Wings

Hold a butterfly or moth and you’ll likely end up with some dust on your fingers. What is that mysterious stuff? And what does it do?   Fun Facts The dust on butterflies’ and...

Butterfly Wings

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Narwhals

Narwhals seem like mythical creatures, but they’re real. They’re a species of whale that lives in the Arctic waters of Canada,

Narwhals

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Horned Lizard

Short-horned lizards, also known as horned lizards or horny toads, have plenty of predators, including dogs, coyotes, wolves, and hawks....

Horned Lizard

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Animal Pregnancy

Growing a baby is hard work and it doesn’t happen overnight. Human moms spend 40 weeks (or about 10 months) pregnant. Ask any mother and she’ll tell you that seems like a very long time. But compared to some animals, 40 weeks is...

Animal Pregnancy

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