National Geographic

CREATURE FEATURE – Rhinoceros

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Watch Brady Barr as he tries to ‘interview’ a BABY WHITE RHINOCEROS in the video above.

In case you’re wondering a group of rhinos is called a ‘CRASH,’ World Rhino Day is September 22, and one last fact, the rhino’s horn is made of keratin, which is the same substance that creates our hair and fingernails.

There are only about 5000 rhinos, about twice the number of kids in your school, remaining in Africa. The good news is that that’s double the number that existed just 20 years ago!! Rhino’s are definitely making a comeback!

Do you have a Rhino in Jamma? Maybe we can all explore with our Rhinos today?


AJHQ&A – Pufferfish

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Happy Prettygem asks Tierney Thys ‘HOW DO PUFFERFISH PUFF UP?’ The answer may surprise you!

You can watch more videos about ocean animals by visiting TIERNEY’S AQUARIUM. While you’re there test your skill at the Touch Pool game and watch the OPEN SEA CAM.

Have you found the pufferfish for your Journey Book?


Creature Feature – Lions

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The biggest lion on record weighed in at 826 pounds! That’s almost half of a ton! Imagine 7 moms all rolled into one giant cat, and you’ve got an idea or how big this lion was.

Lions can run up to fifty miles per hour, and their roar can be heard from 5 miles away!!

They also sleep twenty hours a day. We guess that’s a perk of being King of the Jungle. Even though they don’t live in jungles. They live in the plains of Africa in areas called savannas.

Tigers are actually the largest of the feline (cat) family, and they live in the jungles of Asia. Maybe the tiger should be the King of the Jungle?

Watch this video from Dr. Brady Bar with more info about lions!