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Why do dolphins make so many sounds?

Dolphins make whistle-like sounds to them keep in contact and communicate with each other as they travel and feed. Dolphins “echolocate” to scan their surroundings or to find food. They…

What is the difference between dolphins and porpoises?

I think a lot of people are confused about the difference between dolphins and porpoises. While whales, dolphins and porpoises are in the same scientific group, Cetacea, they are not…

Do animals ever help each other?

Many animals species have developed relationships with each other that benefit both species. Birds and mammal species love to eat the tasty fruits provided by trees. Even fish living in…

How is it that every animal is different?

This is an excellent question. What you’re asking about is what we sometimes call “biodiversity.” Throughout the evolution of life, emerging species differed, filling different places and function within their…

Are worms animals?

Yes, worms are animals. They are a member of the class Annelida.

Where do worms go in the winter?

The ground is very insulating. In fact, if you dig down deep enough, it can be very warm. While the ground does lose some heat during the cold winters, for…

Do flying fish really fly?

Flying fish don’t really fly, but they do glide through the air. Flying fish have special fins. These are winglike and tough. When the fish is in the air, it…

Do vampire bats really drink blood?

By feeding on nothing but blood and targeting their prey late at night, vampire bats sure seem like creatures from a horror movie. But in real life, they’re probably a…

What is the fastest swimming fish?

The sailfish is the fastest-swimming fish. It swims up to 68 mph (110 kph).

Do fish breathe water?

Yes, fish essentially breathe water through their gills, but they don’t use the water to make energy, but the oxygen that is dissolved in the water. In essence, fish are…

What is the fastest land animal?

The cheetah is the fastest animal on land. A cheetah can run 46 miles per hour (76 kilometres per hour) – that’s pretty fast! Compared to the fastest humans who only runs about…

What do Frogs eat?

Frogs are carnivores, which means they eat other animals. Mostly they eat insects and other invertebrates. But big frogs may eat other vertebrates as well–fish, small birds and reptiles, other…

What's the difference between a Turtle and a Tortoise?

Turtles and Tortoise belong to the same family called Testudines. However, the Tortoise is a member who is well adpated to living on land only approaching water to drink or bathe….

What's the fastest animal on Earth?

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, peregrine falcons have been known to dive at speeds in excess of 217 miles per hour! Why do they do this? To…

What is the slowest animal on Earth?

Ever heard someone called a “sloth” or “slow as a sloth” because they move really slowly? That’s because the sloth — especially the three-toed sloth — is the slowest animal…

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