Is a Snake a Reptile?

A Snake is a Reptile Because: Snakes have scaly skin Snakes are Cold-Blooded (not warm-blooded) Snakes lay eggs They don’t have hair They do have a backbone … Read more

35 Fun Facts About Dogs

If you love dogs you can find many amazing facts about them, such as that we’re the very first animals that humans domesticated. This article … Read more

Earwig Facts

Plenty of things “go in one ear and out the other,” but earwigs aren’t one of them. Okay, it’s possible—though not at all likely—that one … Read more

Cockroach Facts

Menus for cockroaches can feature just about anything: rotting plants and animals, old clothes, shoe polish, ink, electric cords, toenails –, you get the idea. … Read more

Cicada Facts

When it comes to noise-makers, think cicadas (sih-KAY-duhs). The males are among the loudest insects on Earth. You can hear some species “singing” even when … Read more

Firefly Facts

FLASH…flash, flash…FLASH. Tiny lights are sending out a message in code: “Hey, I’m over here. I’m female, and I’m ready to mate.” The pattern of … Read more

Do Sharks Have Bones?

Sharks don’t have bones. All sharks have cartilage for their skeleton rather than bones. This is very different from humans and most types of land … Read more

Birds That Can Talk

Did you know that parrots can be trained to say up to 200 words and short phrases. In fact their ability to mimic human language … Read more