Category Archives: Animals

Bones in a cat’s tail

Kitten tails A cat's tail contains nearly 10 percent of all the bones in its body.

How thick is an elephant’s skin?

  Elephant An elephant's skin can be an inch (2.5 cm) thick in places.

The first cat in space

Felix Astronaut In 1963, a cat named Felix became the first feline in space.

Dolphin playing catch with little kid

Watch as this adorable dolphin play catch with a very lucky little boy.

The insect diet

Insects Two billion people on Earth eat insects as part of their regular diet.

Cats in Egypt

Cat All cats were considered sacred in ancient Egypt. If you killed a cat, you could be sentenced to death.

Where camels originated from

Camels Camels originated in North America, but became extinct on the continent 10,000 years ago.