Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Dinosaurs extinction

Dinosaurs became extinct approximately 65 million years ago.

Dinosaurs first appeared

Dinosaurs first appeared approximately 230 million years ago.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Chickens diet

Chickens are omnivores. They consume both plants and meat.

Billions of chickens

There are over 20 billion chickens in the world.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Secretary birds height

Secretary birds are near four feet tall.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Wildebeest weight

Wildebeest can weigh near 500 pounds.

Wildebeest calves

Wildebeest calves can stand within a few minutes of birth.

Wildebeest range

Wildebeest are found in Africa.

African buffalo weight

African buffaloes weigh near 1,500 pounds.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Foraging

Foraging means searching for food.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Animal migration

Animal migration is when animals travel a long distance on a sesonal basis. Reasons for migration include climate, food, and mating.

Bird wings

All living species of birds have wings.

Bird species

There are near 10,000 bird species in the world.

Birds

Birds are warm-blooded animals.

Animalis

The word "animal" comes from the Latin word animalis. Animalis means "having breath".

Autotroph

An autotroph is an organism that can synthesize its food from inorganic substances by using heat or light as a source of energy. Plants and algee are examples of autotrophs.

Heterotroph

A heterotroph is an organism that cannot make its own food from inorganic materials. They must realy on organic substances for nutrition. All animals are heterotrophs.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Vertebrate

A vertebrate is an animal that has a backbone. Birds, reptiles, and mammals are some examples.

Invertebrate

An invertebrate is an animal that has no backbone. Worms and spiders are some examples.

Friday, May 27, 2011

Warm-blooded

Warm-blooded animals control their body temperature internally.

Cold-blooded

Cold-blooded animals have a body temperature that is regulated by the environment they are in. Reptiles are cold-blooded.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Goats climb

Some goats can climb trees.

Sheep and goats

Sheep and goats are closely related to each other.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Giraffes unique pattern

Each giraffe has a different spot pattern.

Grey kangaroos

Grey kangaroos are smaller than red kangaroos.

Kangaroos range

Kangaroos are found in Australia and New Guinea.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Wildebeest migration

Wildebeest are known for their yearly migration to graze on new pastures.

Lions diet

Lions are carnivores. Some of their prey are wildebeest, impalas, zebras, and buffaloes.

Lions climb

A lion can climb trees and sometimes they rest in them.

Moose antlers

Male moose have antlers, female moose do not.

Female moose

A female moose is called a cow.

Male moose

A male moose is called a bull.

Monday, May 2, 2011

Hinnies

A hinny is the offspring of a male horse and a female donkey.

Mules

A mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse.

Pigs diet

Pigs are omnivores. They consume both plants and meat.