Fun & Easy Science for Kids

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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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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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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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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Persian Cat

Cats are mysterious but beautiful creatures. Persian Cat is one of many breeds of cats. It is an old and elegant breed. The breed originated in Mesopotamia...

Persian Cat

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Whale Shark

Whale Shark is the largest fish on the entire planet. They can reach up to 46 feet in length and weigh up to 12 tons. Their scientific name is Rhincodon typus. They have very large mouths reaching widths of 1 to 1.5 meters. An adult individual can have up to 300 rows of teeth and include about...

Whale Shark

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Basking Shark

The basking shark is the second largest shark in the world, after the Whale Shark. It belongs to the order Lamniformes, the family Cetorhinidae and the genus Cetorhinus. Average adults range between 20 and 26 feet in length and weigh...

Basking Shark

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Sand Tiger Shark

The Sand Tiger Shark is also known as the Grey Nurse Shark and Ragged Tooth Shark. These large-bodied fishes have a deceivingly ferocious look. Contrary to popular belief, the sand tiger shark is not related to the tiger...

Sand Tiger Shark

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Mako Shark

Mako Shark is the fastest shark species in the world. Their average speed is 60 miles per hour when hunting for prey. They belong to the Mackerel Shark family and are close relative of great white shark. They...

Mako Shark

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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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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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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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Dolphin Worksheet and Quiz

Dolphins are one of the most intelligent creatures on the planet. They are incredibly social animals living in groups and also cooperate with each other to get food and in raising offspring.

Dolphin Worksheet and Quiz

Posted in Water Mammals

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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Lions Worksheet and Quiz

This fun quiz will reveal a lot of amazing facts about these fierce members of the big cat family. You can add various things to your knowledge by answering these questions.

Lions Worksheet and Quiz

Posted in Cats Family

Squirrels

Long after most of the birds are gone, you can still see squirrels frolicking on warm winter days. Squirrels sleep more during the winter, but they don’t hibernate and come out to forage for food during mild weather. Unlike...

Squirrels

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Whales – The Toothed and Baleen Whales

Whales – The Toothed and Baleen Whales
When you think of whales, do you think of Shamu, the black and white orca whale at Sea World? Or, perhaps you think of the huge whale that swallowed Pinocchio in the Disney movie. Both images are correct. There are two types of whales: toothed whales and baleen whales. Most whales have...

Whales – The Toothed and Baleen Whales

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Manatees – The Sea Cows

Manatees – The Sea Cows
What’s brown and grey and looks like a floating baked potato? Manatees. Manatees are gentle, slow-moving water mammals sometimes known as sea...

Manatees – The Sea Cows

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