Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Siberian Tigers

Fun fact of the day…

Siberian tiger cubs cannot hunt until they are 18 months old, and remain with their mothers for two to three years, when they disperse to find their own territory.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/siberian-tiger/

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Eagles

Fun fact of the day…

The largest bald eagle nest on record was 3 meters wide and 6 meters high. It weighed more than two tons.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/bald-eagle/

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Orca

Fun fact of the day… 

Whales make a wide variety of communicative sounds, and each pod has distinctive noises that its members will recognize even at a distance.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/killer-whale/

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Red Panda

Fun fact of the day… 

The red panda has been classified as a relative of the giant panda, and also of the raccoon, with which it shares a ringed tail. Currently, red pandas are considered members of their own unique family—the Ailuridae

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/red-panda/

 

So I tried to post this yesterday but I clicked and then walked away from my computer and it did not load… 

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Grizzly Bears

Fun fact of the day…

Despite their impressive size, grizzly bears are quite fast and have been clocked at 48 kilometers (30 miles)

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/grizzly-bear/

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Icelanders

Fun fact of the day…

Icelanders have an online database to avoid inbreeding

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/02/09/icelanders-avoid-inbreeding-through-online-incest-database/

 

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Dewey Decimal System

Fun fact of the day… 

The Dewey Decimal Classification System is named after its creator,  Melvil Dewey.

http://frank.mtsu.edu/~vvesper/dewey2.htm#Exercise3

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The bill of a Toucan

Fun fact of the day… 

The toucan’s bill is a bit more show than substance. It is a honeycomb of bone that actually contains a lot of air. While its size may deter predators, it is of little use in combating them.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/toucan/

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Tree frogs

Fun fact of the day… 

The scientific name for the tree frog family is Hylidae

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/red-eyed-tree-frogs/

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Water Buffalo

Fun fact of the day…

Water buffalo have wide-splayed hoofed like feet that prevent them from sinking too deeply in the mud and allow them to move about in wetlands and swamps.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/water-buffalo/

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