For Kids

Not all wildlife are a pesky nuisance! Some wildlife can be fun and interesting, too. Take a look at these cool and crazy animal facts to learn something new about your favorite wildlife!

For every human in the world, there are one million ants.
Goldfish lose their color if kept in dim light. Similar to humans, they need sunlight to keep their pigment.
A flamingo can only eat when it’s head is upside down.
Mosquitos are attracted to the color blue twice as much as to any other color.
Goats eyes have rectangular pupils, which allow them to watch over their broad, flat grazing area for predators.
Honeybees have hairs on their eyes to help them collect pollen.
The giraffe has no vocal cords and communicates by vibrating the air around its neck.
Dolphins sleep with one half of the brain at a time, and with one eye closed.
A snail can sleep for 3 years at a time.
Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of a blue whale.
All polar bears are left-handed.
A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
Fish communicate with each other by rasping their teeth to make sounds in their throat, or by using their swim bladder to create sounds.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
The hummingbird is the only animal that can fly backwards.




Get ready to be creative. Grab some crayons, markers or colored pencils and print out these coloring pages and mazes. You’ll have a blast going wild with these animals!

Animal Mazes

maze_puffin   maze_panda   maze_meerkats



Animal Coloring Pages

color_orangutan2   color_meerkats   color_octopus2   color_vervet2


Animal Word Search Puzzles

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