Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Ibis Facts

Ibis is a long-legged wading bird which belongs to the Threskiornithidae family. There are total 28 different species of ibis that can be found around the world. They are found in all warm regions except on South Pacific islands. These

Ibis Facts

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Pomeranian Facts

Pomeranian belongs to the Spitz family of dogs. The name has been derived from Pomerania, a region of Northern Europe where this dog breed finds its origin. They are trained as hearing assistance dogs and can also make wonderful...

Pomeranian Facts

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Falcon – Birds of Prey

Falcon is one of the consummate hunters of the avian world. They can spot, chase and kill prey quietly and efficiently. They are birds of prey and they belong to the genus ‘Falco’. Their scientific name is Falco...

Falcon – Birds of Prey

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Shih Tzu

Shih Tzu is a popular dog breed in the United States. The documentation of their origin goes back at least 1,000 years. It is an affectionate, happy, adorable house dog breed. They were originally bred to be a...

Shih Tzu

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Northern pike

The Northern Pike is a fish species found in the freshwaters of the Northern Hemisphere including Russia, Europe and

Northern pike

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Stingray

Stingray is a marine creature with a flat wide body which may not look like fish but actually it is. They are closely related to sharks. They belong to a group of fish...

Stingray

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Clownfish Facts

Clownfish is a small marine fish. They have beautifully coloured bodies covered with white stripes which make them easily recognized. These fishes come in various colours like pink, red, yellow, black, brown and multi-colored stripes. They can reach between 2 and 5 inches in length. Their...

Clownfish Facts

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Ragdoll Cat

The Ragdoll is a relatively new cat breed that was developed by an American breeder, Ann Baker in the 1960s in Riverside, California. They are known for their silky, rabbit-like fur with bright blue eyes. Their eyes may come in different shapes and shades of blue and only purebreds have blue...

Ragdoll Cat

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Sawfish

Sawfish is a flattened marine fish that belongs to the Rajiformes order, a group which also includes rays and skates. These fishes are shaped like a shark but with a long rostrum. They got this name because of the ‘saw’ on their snout. This saw can be about one-third of their total body...

Sawfish

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Vaquita – World’s Rarest Marine Mammal

Vaquita is the world's rarest marine mammal and it is feared it will become extinct soon. It belongs to the order Cetacea. These small porpoises can be found only in the northern parts of the Gulf of California, in

Vaquita – World’s Rarest Marine Mammal

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Elephant Shrew

Elephant Shrew is a small, insect-eating mammal which belongs to the group of animals called sengis. They are widely distributed throughout Africa, excluding western Africa and the Sahara region. There are a total of 19 species of...

Elephant Shrew

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Siamese Cat

Siamese cats descended from felines born in Siam, or modern-day Thailand. They are best known for their sleek, distinctive appearance. They are silver-gray in color with blue almond shaped eyes. They are medium sized but nicely...

Siamese Cat

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Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular breeds of dog. It is also known as gundogs or hunting dogs. These dogs are very eager to please and this is the reason why they respond positively to obedience training. They...

Golden Retriever

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Boxer Dogs

Boxer dogs have powerful bodies, expressive face with a clownish sense of humor. The ancestors of this dog breed can be traced to the ancient Assyrians, as long ago as 2000 B.C. They are an intelligent and loyal pet. They...

Boxer Dogs

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Sei Whale

Sei whale is the third largest known whale in existence. It belongs to the group of baleen whales and to the group Cetacea. It is one of the fastest whales, reaching speeds of up to 30 miles per hour. This whale species inhabits all...

Sei Whale

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Fin Whale

Fin Whale is the second largest mammal in the world after the Blue Whale. It is known by various other names including Finback Whale, Razorback Whale and Common Rorqual. It belongs to the group of baleen...

Fin Whale

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Blue Jay

The Blue Jay is a large, crested songbird native to North America with bright blue coloration. Their scientific name is Cyanocitta cristata. They are found in all kinds of forests but especially near oak trees and are more...

Blue Jay

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Wood Duck

Wood Duck is one of the most famous waterfowls. They thrive in bottomland forests, swamps, freshwater marshes, and beaver ponds. They are also known by several other names including Woodie, Carolina duck, Swamp Duck, Squealer Duck and Summer Duck etc. These are medium-sized

Wood Duck

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Scarlet Macaw

Scarlet macaw belongs to the group of Neotropical parrots. It is one of the most beautiful members of the parrot family. It has white face and brightly-colored, yellow, red, green and blue body. These large parrots can reach 32...

Scarlet Macaw

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Rottweiler Facts

The Rottweiler is one of the more recognizable dog breeds because of his large head and solidly muscled body. This big dog has distinct black-and-tan markings. They have strong legs, a heavy torso, with a deep chest and a...

Rottweiler Facts

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Labrador Retriever

The Labrador Retriever is an active, friendly and outgoing dog breed. It is one of the most popular breeds around the world but specifically in America. They are sturdy, solid dogs, almost square in appearance, with a strong...

Labrador Retriever

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Protecting Wildlife

More than 8.7 known species of animals live on the earth, and scientists estimate that there might be many more species yet to be discovered. These animals live together to make up a delicate ecosystem. When one animal is...

Protecting Wildlife

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Extinct Animals

When you think of animals that are extinct (no longer living on the earth), you might think of dinosaurs, wooly mammoths, and saber-toothed tigers. These animals died out because of natural changes in their environments. Humans had...

Extinct Animals

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Endangered Species Act

In 1973, the U.S. passed the federal Endangered Species Act, which was designed to protect habitats and endangered animals. The law is considered the “gold standard” around the world for conservation. Below is a list of some of the animals who have been saved from extinction, in part by this...

Endangered Species Act

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Endangered Species

An endangered species is one that is in danger of becoming extinct. These animals become endangered through overhunting, disease, or loss of habitat. Often, a combination of factors is part of their struggle. If we do not help them, they will likely become extinct. Fun...

Endangered Species

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