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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.…

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A Kid's Best Friend

July 7, 2021

Researchers recently studied the bond between kids and animals. They recruited 30 children and their dogs. The kids brought their dogs to a large, empty room. The kids walked around the space. Sometimes, they paused or changed direction. “The…

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First Pets

June 30, 2021

When the First Family moves into the White House, its pets come too. Many animals have lived in the White House. Read on to learn about five presidents and their pets. President Barack Obama Presidential term: 2009–2017 Obama had…

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A Frog's Life

March 11, 2021

1. Egg Female frogs lay eggs. Tadpoles hatch from these eggs. It takes one to three weeks for the eggs to hatch. 2. Tadpole A tadpole is born with a tail but no legs. The tadpole lives in…

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Animal Teamwork

September 10, 2020

Animals work together in groups. They help each other get things done. Humpback whales travel together. They move in pods. They swim a long way to find food. Weaver ants work together. They build nests in trees out of leaves.…

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Terrific Turtles

April 24, 2020

Sea turtles are ancient creatures. They have been around since the time of the dinosaurs. There are seven species of sea turtles. The reptiles spend most of their life underwater. Ready to learn more? Keep reading. A Clear View A…

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Meet the Dinos

January 11, 2019

Close your eyes. Imagine the Earth millions of years ago. Giant reptiles ruled the planet. Now join TFK as we travel back in time. Let’s explore the world of dinosaurs! This is a Tyrannosaurus rex. It was one of the…

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What Do You Say?

September 10, 2018

Humans use language to communicate. Animals communicate, too. Find out how. Some animals use sound. Each penguin has a special call. Other penguins hear the sound and know who is calling. Some animals light up. Jellyfish can make their…

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Animals in Winter

December 1, 2017

Brr! We wear warm clothing in winter. When it’s cold, we light a fire. Animals also find ways to stay warm in winter. Grizzly bears hibernate. They spend the winter sleeping. The bear’s body temperature drops. A bear doesn’t need…

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From Egg to Animal

October 21, 2016

Most snakes come from eggs. Female snakes lay eggs on the ground. They coil around the eggs to keep them safe. Birds come from eggs. Most birds lay eggs in a nest. It takes about two weeks for the eggs…

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