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Pelican Pod

February 29, 2024

On February 23, pelicans take over a shoreline in Mexico. The birds migrate to the state of Michoacán from the United States and Canada each winter. Tourists al…

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Animal Action

February 14, 2024

In December, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) turned 50. It has rescued hundreds of animals and plants from going extinct. The ESA passed in 1973. It directed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service to…

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Science

Power Nappers

February 8, 2024

How do you sleep? Maybe you cuddle up with a favorite blanket. You probably go to sleep in the evening and wake up hours later, when it’s morning. That’s how most people sleep. Animals sleep, too. But not all…

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Dry Spell

January 18, 2024

A kingfisher endures dry winter weather near Kashmir, India, on January 14. The region is having a tough winter, with an unusual lack of snow.

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Baby On Board

December 1, 2023

A Sumatran rhino was born on November 25 at Way Kambas National Park, in Indonesia. This species of rhino is critically endangered, with fewer than 50 animals l…

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A Fond Farewell

November 9, 2023

Want to see a panda up close? Time is running out. By early next year, there won’t be any of the bears left in zoos in the United States. They’re being sent back to China. For more than 50 years,…

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Puffins on the Rise

September 8, 2023

Atlantic puffins have made a comeback in Maine. For the second year in a row, more of these seabirds have been able to raise chicks there. Some 3,000 puffins are living on rocky islands off Maine’s coast. According to…

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Pooch Parade

September 7, 2023

Corgis (and their owners) promenaded past Buckingham Palace, in London, England, on September 3. The event was held in memory of the late Queen Elizabeth II, wh…

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Health

The Pet Doctor

September 6, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Arvid Edward never heard of veterinarians until he was in ninth grade.…

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Panda Population

July 24, 2023

South Korea’s panda population nearly doubled on Tuesday, July 11—from three to five. Twin cubs were born at Everland theme park. That’s near the capital city of Seoul. But the newcomers will eventually be sent to China, where their parents…

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