Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Lions roar

A lions roar can be heard for as far as five miles away.

Anteaters tongue

An anteaters tongue is near 2 feet in length.

Anteaters claws

Anteaters walk on their knuckles to protect their sharp claws.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Elephants size

Elephants are the largest land animal in the world and are over 12 feet tall.

Giraffes range

Giraffes are found in Africa.

Giraffes tongue

A giraffes tongue is approximately 19 inches long and is a purplish-blue color.

Giraffe height

At approximately 15 feet in height, giraffes are the tallest land animal.

Dog breeds

There are hundreds of different breeds of dogs in the world.

Dog lifespan

Dogs can live for approximately 10 to 15 years.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Elephants diet

Elephants are herbivores. They do not consume any meat. Some of the foods they eat are plants, leaves, branches, flowers, and fruits.

Elephants use mud

Elephants go in the water and use mud to keep themselves cool in hot weather.

Elephant sleep

Elephants are also able to sleep while standing up.

German Shepherds

Because of their intelligence, German Shepherds are often used as police dogs.

Bear teeth

Bears have a total of 42 teeth. Humans have 32 teeth.

Lions rest

Lions spend the majority of the day resting. They hunt at daybreak and nightfall.

Male lions

A male lion can be spotted by looking to see if it has a mane. But some males do not have one.

Female lions

A female lion is called a lioness.

Camel humps

Camel humps store body fat in them, not water.

Carnivore

A carnivore is an animal that eats meats and no plants.

Tigers diet

Tigers are carnivores. Deer, buffalo, and moose are some of their prey.

Nocturnal

Nocturnal means animals who are most active at night rather than the daytime.

Domestication

Domestication is the taming of animals to live in company of people.

Moose range

In North America, moose are found mostly in Canada and in the northern parts of the U.S.

Moose diet

Moose are herbivores. They do not consume any meat. They eat various plants and leaves.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Fast cheetah

The cheetah is the fastest land mammal in the world.

Female horses

Female horses are called fillies or mares. Fillies are the younger female horses and mares are the older ones.

Elephant lifespan

Elephants can live up to 70 years of age.

Venomous snakes

A venomous snake is a snake that uses snake venom for the purpose of defense and catching prey.

Sled dogs

Sled dogs are used to pull wheel-less vehicles over snow and ice.

Elephants trunk

An elephants trunk may have over 100,000 muscles.

Dogs and wolves

Dogs are descendants of ancient wolves.

Ostrich speed

An ostrich can run up to speeds of 45 mph.

Moose

Moose is both singular and plural. So two or more moose are still called moose.

Horse weight

A thoroughbred horses average weight is near 1,200 pounds.

Horse height

Horse height is measured in hands. One hand is equal to 4 inches.

Horse lifespan

Most horses can live between 20 and 30 years old.