- 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, April 20, 2014
Sunday, July 21, 2013
- 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 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 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
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!