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6 Cool Types of Chickens

Chickens have to be one of the coolest birds out there. I mean, they are related to dinosaurs, they cannot fly, and, contrary to popular belief, they do not actually enjoy being killed and eaten! 723 more words

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10 Facts About Rabbits

Recently, I went up to a friend of mine’s farm, and her cat carried back a baby rabbit. It was still alive, so I took it from the cat and shooed the cat away. 641 more words

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African Wild Dog Facts: A First-Hand Encounter

Have you ever seen an African wild dog, in the wild? I haven’t. But I know two people who have!

Two of my grandparents, Grammy and Pop, recently went to the Okavango Delta in Africa — in Botswana, specifically ( 730 more words

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Top Ten Facts About Whales

Recently, I went to the Whales: Giants of the Deep exhibit at my local nature and science museum. At the exhibit, there were some pretty cool facts about the biggest creatures on earth. 663 more words

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Three Nefarious Uses Of Animals

During spring break last year, I went to the Civil Rights Memorial Museum in Montgomery, Alabama, and found out that animals were used to hurt African Americans. 610 more words

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10 Cool Facts About Birds

1.  A female pigeon cannot lay an egg without seeing another pigeon around.  (The exception to this is if the pigeon becomes bonded to its owner or an object around it.)  141 more words

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Ten Cool Facts About Hippos

1. Male hippopotamuses fling their poop by spinning tails around to impress females and to mark their territory.  So, a male hippo bragging would be like, “I can fling my poop ten feet in the air on my first try!” 130 more words

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