Friday, May 7, 2010

Ponies legs

A pony has shorter legs than a horse.

Wolf howl

A howl from a wolf can be heard for miles away.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Gorillas range

Gorillas are found in Africa.

Gorillas size

Gorillas are the largest living primate.

Elephant vision

An elephants vision is fairly poor.

Elephant tusk

Elephant tusks are made of ivory.

Lion lifespan

Lions live for approximately 10 to 15 years.

Male camels

A male camel is called a bull.

Female camels

A female camel is called a cow.

Female elephants

A female elephant is called a cow.

Male elephants

A male elephant is called a bull.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Elephants brain

Elephants have the largest brain of any land animal.

Elephants eating

Elephants spend the majority of the day eating.

Elephants ears

Elephants use their ears to stay cool in hot weather by flapping them.

Elephants swim

Elephants can swim in water.

Elephant smell

Elephants have a good sense of smell and can tell where water is by scent.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Monkeys diet

Monkeys eat mostly fruit, leaves, eggs, insects, and nuts.

Monkey species

There are over 100 species of monkeys.

Arboreal locomotion

Arboreal locomotion is the movement of animals in trees.

Jellyfish species

There are thousands of different species of jellyfish around the world.

Jellyfish range

Jellyfish are found around the world in all oceans and seas.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Female chickens

A female chicken is called a hen.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Pig teeth

Pigs have a total of 44 teeth. Humans have 32 teeth.

Pigs use mud

Pigs like to roll in the mud to stay cool in the hot weather.

Frog larvae

Frog larvae are called tadpoles.

Donkey ears

A donkey has longer ears than a horse does.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Bat vision

Bats have good vision and can also see at night.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Kangaroos diet

Kangaroos are herbivores. They do not consume any meat. Much of their diet is many different grasses.

Kangaroos hop

Kangaroos move around by hopping, using their two hind legs.

Red kangaroos

The red kangaroo is the largest of the kangaroos.

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis is a major change in body structure in an animal from birth to adult.

Scavenger

A scavenger is an animal that eats a dead animal that was not killed by them.

Hyena hunt

Most hyenas hunt in a group, but they can also hunt alone.

Mule sounds

Mules do not sound like donkeys or horses.

Mule appearance

Mules look similar to donkeys and horses.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Rabbit activity

Rabbits are most active during the dawn and dusk hours of the day.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Owl eyes

An owl can't move its eyes. They turn their head to see in a different direction.

Crocodiles diet

Crocodiles are carnivores. Some of their prey are insects, fish, and medium size animals.

Rabbits diet

Rabbits are herbivores. They do not consume any meat.

Owls are nocturnal

Most owls are nocturnal. They do their hunting at night.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Hippopotamus weight

A hippopotamus can weigh several thousand pounds.

Hippopotamus range

Hippopotamus live in Africa.

Hippopotamus use mud

A hippopotamus stays cool in the day by going in the water and mud.

Cobras

The cobra is a venomous snake.

Anacondas range

Anacondas live in South America.

Anteaters diet

Anteaters are carnivores. They eat mostly insects.

Crocodile weight

Some crocodiles can weigh near 1,000 pounds.

Zebra speed

Zebras can run near 35-40 mph.

Blue whale size

Blue whales are the largest whales.

Horse sleep

Horses can sleep standing up.

Cheetah speed

The cheetah can run near 70 mph for short distances.

Snakes can climb

Most snakes can climb stairs.

Ostriches diet

Ostriches are omnivores. They consume both plants and meat.

Tiger claws

A tigers claws are retractable.

Tigers swim

Tigers are able to swim.

Tiger hunt

Most tigers hunt alone rather than in groups.

Turkey eggs

Turkey eggs are larger than chicken eggs.

Turkey vision

Turkeys have color vision.

Turkey gobble

Only male turkeys gobble.

Female turkeys

A female turkey is called a hen.

Male turkeys

A male turkey is called a tom.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Snakes diet

Snakes are carnivores. Lizards, snakes, and birds are some of their prey.

Whale lifespan

Whales can live to 100 or more years.

Tiger size

The tiger is the largest of all the cats and weigh several hundred pounds.

Turtle vision

Turtles have color vision and can see at night.

Turkey wingspan

A turkey has a wingspan of over five feet.

Zebras diet

Zebras are herbivores. They do not consume any meat. Some of the foods they eat are leaves, twigs, and shrubs.

Zebra stripes

The zebra crossings in streets are named after the black and white stripes on a zebra.

Bats diet

The majority of bats eat insects.

Flying bats

Bats have wings and can also fly with them.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Horses diet

Horses are herbivores. They do not consume any meat. Some of the foods they eat are hays, grains, apples, and carrots.

Giraffes diet

Giraffes are herbivores. They do not consume any meat. They eat leaves and like the acacia trees.

Bears diet

Most bears are omnivores. They consume both plants and meat.

Herbivore

A herbivore is an animal that eats just plant matter and no meats.

Omnivore

A omnivore is an animal that eats both plants and meats.

Camels diet

Camels are herbivores. They do not consume any meat. Some of the foods they eat are plants, leaves, and seeds.

Camel speed

A camel can run near speeds of 40 mph.