Sunday, April 20, 2014

Wild Turkeys!

  • Wild turkeys are one of three animals in the forest that eat apples
  • Wild turkeys are super intelligent
  • Wild turkeys used to be all over, but then the Europeans came and wiped out almost the whole population, but then turkeys made a big comeback a hundred years after and now you can see them in your backyards, in fields, and in corn mazes!
  • Wild turkeys can fly, unlike farm turkeys

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Monarch Butterflies!

  • Monarch butterflies are the only insect in North America to take a 3,000 mile journey.
  • Monarchs are poisonous because of the milkweed they eat.
  • They have a probiscus (a straw-like tongue).
  • A vicaroy butterfly mimics a monarch butterfly for protection because it looks just like a monarch, but it is not poisonous.

Monday, April 8, 2013


  • Rhinos are the second largest land mammals in the world. 
  • A rhino has a charge speed of 45 miles per hour!
  • A rhino's horn is made of keratin.
  • There are 5 different kinds of rhinos: black rhino, white rhino, Indian rhino, Javan rhino, and Sumatran rhino.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Peregrine Falcons!

  • Peregrine falcons are the fastest birds in the world!
  • A peregrine falcon can dive 240 miles per hour.
  • A peregrine falcon can live all over the world, except for Antarctica. 
  • Peregrine falcons built to be hunting machines! They have eyes in front of their head for focusing, a really sharp beak, really sharp talons, and it's the fastest diver in the world. 

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Basilisk Lizards!

  • Basilisk lizards have giant claws for running on water.
  • On the bottom of their giant claws, are little flaps of skin that help them stay afloat.
  • The flaps make bubbles for them to run on so they stay afloat.
  • The last step to running on water is that they're light!

Friday, April 5, 2013

Draco Lizards!

  • Draco lizards are one of the only reptiles that can fly.
  • They have ribs that can open and allow them to fly.
  • Their wings are extra skin attached to their rib cages.
  • Draco lizards are master gliders. 

Thursday, April 4, 2013


  • Hippos are the third largest land mammals on Earth.
  • Hippos have two teeth on the top and the bottom that are shaped like squares because they're herbivores.
  • Hippos have little ears.
  • Hippos have stubby feet and a big body, but they can still outrun a human!