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Up in the Trees

October 14, 2021

Many creatures make a home in the trees. Read about some of the animals that live up high. Swinging from Treetops Orangutans live in rainforests. They swing from tree to tree. They build nests in trees. Pecking Holes Woodpeckers live…

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Animals

Types of Beaks

October 14, 2021

Every bird has a beak. It uses its beak to eat. Bird beaks come in different shapes. Read about them. Hooked beaks help birds tear food. This bird is a crested caracara. It uses its beak to catch fish.…

Earth Science

Animal World

September 10, 2021

The world is full of animals. They can be classified, or grouped. Read about four groups below. Salmon are fish. Fish live in water. Fins help them swim. Gills help them breathe. Most fish are covered in scales. Robins are…

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Spot the Differences

September 10, 2021

Sharks and dolphins both live in the ocean. What is the same about them? What is different? Shark A shark is a type of fish. It breathes underwater with gills. Sharks sometimes travel and hunt alone. A group of sharks…

Environment

Kids Care About: Sea Turtles

July 23, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou cares about sea turtles. She talked to experts about why these animals are in danger. Learn how you can help. Sea turtles live all over the world. They live near coasts and in open waters.…

Earth Science

Hunting for Insects

April 22, 2021

Insects are small creatures. They all have six legs and a hard outer shell. Some insects have wings and can fly. Insects come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. Read on to learn more about them. Blending In This insect…

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Spot the Differences

April 22, 2021

Butterflies and moths look similar. But they are very different. Butterflies and moths come in different colors and sizes. Compare the two insects. Can you spot the differences? Butterfly A butterfly has brightly colored wings. Its body is narrow…

Earth Science

Ready to Hatch

March 11, 2021

Many animals come from eggs. A female animal lays the eggs. After some time, a baby animal breaks out of the shell. Take a look. Most snakes come from eggs. Female snakes lay eggs on the ground. Some wrap…

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Earth Science

A Powerful Predator

December 15, 2020

Sharks are at the top of the ocean food chain. The great white shark is one of the deadliest and most powerful. It is a predator. It eats other animals, such as sea lions, seals, and dolphins. Here’s how a…

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Environment

Arctic Life

November 24, 2020

The Arctic is one of the coldest habitats on Earth. Animals there have thick fur. Some have a layer of fat to keep them warm. Here’s how Arctic animals survive. Furry animals make the most of their coats. The Arctic…