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Elephants at Risk

April 22, 2021

African elephants are becoming more endangered. That’s according to a March 25 report. It was done by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The group decides how likely some animals are to become extinct. There are two…

Engineering

Protecting Birds

April 22, 2021

Bird-friendly building design is required in only a few places in the United States. One is San Francisco. That’s a city in California. Another is the state of Minnesota. A new building law also went into effect in New York…

Earth Science

Little Lizard

March 11, 2021

Scientists have discovered what may be the smallest reptile on Earth. The species is called Brookesia nana. It’s also known as a nano-chameleon. It lives in the rainforest in northern Madagascar. The finding was published in the journal Scientific Reports.…

Earth Science

A Powerful Predator

November 24, 2020

Sharks are at the top of the ocean food chain. The great white shark is one of the ocean’s most powerful predators. Take a look at how the great white shark hunts for food. Sniffing Out Dinner A great white…

Engineering

On the Move

October 15, 2020

Some animals travel long distances when they migrate, or move from one place to another. They migrate for different reasons. Some animals migrate to find food. Others do so to breed. Often, animals migrate when the seasons change. Many travel…

Earth Science

How Animals Vote

September 10, 2020

Americans will vote for a president on November 3. Did you know that some animals vote too? Here’s how. Honeybees Honeybees look for a new home. How do they vote for one? They dance. The bees move to another place…

World

Up Close

April 27, 2020

Meet Daniel Botelho. He grew up near a beach in Brazil. As a boy, he loved diving and taking pictures of turtles. Now Botelho is an underwater photographer. He takes pictures of marine life for publications in the U.S. and…

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Earth Science

Sea Turtle Discovery Zone

April 27, 2020

Sea turtles are ancient creatures. They have been around since the time of the dinosaurs. A sea turtle spends most of its life underwater. But female sea turtles lay eggs on the beach. And all sea turtles must come to…

World

Hope for Tigers

January 10, 2020

The tiger is an endangered animal. There are only 4,000 wild tigers left in the world. But their number is rising. That’s thanks to efforts in India. In July, the country announced that it had nearly 3,000 tigers. That’s more…

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Environment

Team Puffins

November 21, 2019

Heimaey is a small island off the coast of Iceland. Each spring, more than a million Atlantic puffins visit Heimaey and its neighboring islands. They go there to breed. The puffins build nests on seaside cliffs. When a puffling, or…

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