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March 3, 2020

The Gorilla  

There are two different gorilla species (each with two sub-species). The Western Gorilla has the sub-species: Western Lowland Gorilla and Cross River Gorilla; while the Eastern Gorilla has the sub-species: Mountain Gorilla and Eastern Lowland Gorilla....

February 4, 2020

Animals Native to Estonia

The Common Crane is the only species of cranes in Estonia.  It is a large grey bird that has black patches of skin without feathers and some red patches on the back of the head. There is a white band on both sides of it’s head and neck.  The bi...

January 7, 2020

The Cheetah

The cheetah is one of the world’s well-known cats!  They are known for their speed, which can be up to 75 mph!  This large cat is great at running and catching it’s prey. It’s slim body helps it gain speed quickly, and the cheetah easily makes it on the list...

December 10, 2019

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Animals Native to Finland

In today's Visit the Wildside!, read about two animals that are native to Finland:  The Wolverine and the European Mink! 

Click HEREto download this activity as a printable PDF.

November 12, 2019

Platypus

The platypus is an unlikely animal in nature. The animal is often described as a mix of a beaver (tail), duck (bill and webbed feet), and an otter (body and fur). Males are also venomous.  They have sharp stingers on the heels of their rear feet and can use the...

September 18, 2019

Domestic Cats

Many people have a pet cat or know someone who does! This special pet comes in all sorts of breeds and colors. Some are long-haired and some are short-haired, and some have no hair at all!Their fur can be different colors or just one, but it usually depend...

July 24, 2019

The Arctic Fox

The arctic fox likes very cold places. It lives in the Arctic regions of the earth, giving it it’s name. The areas include the areas throughout the entire Arctic tundra, through Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Russia, Norway, Scandinavia, and even Iceland. The...

June 26, 2019

Asian Elephants

Asian elephants, like their name explains, live in southern Asia. They are smaller than African elephants, and their ears are much smaller. They can even live longer- the longest lifespan recorded was 80 years! 

Asian elephants are usually grey, but can a...

May 29, 2019

Bengal Tiger

The Bengal Tiger resides in several countries; India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan. The population is quite small, estimated at 1,706–1,909 in India, 440 in Bangladesh, 163–253 in Nepal and 67–81 in Bhutan.  Tigers like forest habitats and many of them liv...

April 2, 2019

The Ostrich

Found across Africa’s hot savannahs and open woodland, the ostrich is the world’s largest bird. It stands up to a massive 8.5ft tall and weighs as much as 350lbs – that’s around 3 feet taller than the average man, and the weight of two men combined!  This fl...

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