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Escape Artist

December 2, 2022

Sir Väs is a seven-foot-long king cobra. In English, his name means Sir Hiss. He lives at the Skansen Aquarium, in Sweden. On October 22, he escaped from his enclosure. He slithered through an opening in the ceiling. Staff members…

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Animals

A Close-Up Look

October 7, 2022

The parts of an insect’s body are important. They help the insect survive. Other animals depend on bees too. So do plants. Here are some features that keep the …

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Science

Shark Sighting

September 9, 2022

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is known for its beaches. It is also a hot spot for sharks. In 2021, there were more than 150,000 shark detections. Sharks are part of the Cape Cod ecosystem. Since the 1970s, shark numbers have dropped…

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Bye-Bye, Lanternfly

September 9, 2022

“Kill it! Squash it, smash it. . . just get rid of it.” Those instructions are from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. They are part of an effort to stop the spotted lanternfly. The pest has been found across the…

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Helping Paws

August 26, 2022

Dogs have had a close relationship with people for thousands of years. They were one of the first animals to be trained to help people with tasks. Today, most dogs are pets. But there are still important jobs for them…

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Animals

Turtle Rescue

June 15, 2022

A kindergartner in Stone Harbor, New Jersey, releases a baby turtle on June 8. Her class released 17 turtles that day. The turtles were raised from eggs. These were rescued from turtles hit by cars. The rescue program is run…

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Science

Three Favorites

March 25, 2022

What is Dr. Sammy’s favorite insect? That’s a hard question! He has too many favorites to pick just one. “I have a different favorite insect for pretty much every category,” he told TIME for Kids. Below are three of his…

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Environment

Gray Wolves Re-Listed

March 10, 2022

Gray wolves are going back on the endangered-species list. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) creates this list. It took the gray wolf off in early 2021. But on February 10, 2022, a judge made a ruling. He…

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Government

Success Story?

October 1, 2021

Gray wolves have lived in North America for at least half a million years. There were once many wolves here. But by the 1960s, the United States wolf population had crashed. Only a small number were left. In 1973, the…

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Environment

Back From the Brink

October 1, 2021

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) became a United States law in 1973. When a type of animal is at risk, it can be added to the endangered-species list. The government works to save these animals. A species is taken off…

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