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Animal Facts

Fun facts about some of our favorite animals

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Animal Facts

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This red panda is so cute!

An elusive raptor, goshawk, secretly hunts deep in the Tongass National Forest. What surprises can be revealed in this rarest of rainforests?

Are you afraid of spiders? Learn more about our 8-legged friends here:

Bats are amazing. Do you know the truth about bats? Find out about these flying creatures here: #Bats

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Thousands of tiny drops cover the insects - making them look like early-morning jewels.

Cute and cuddly, but #didyouknow, A surprising fossil discovery of an ancient Red Panda species is revealed at only one site in the world. What remains uncovered? Find out:

Red Panda by Davandra Cribbie / 500px

#DidYouKnow that 10 million years ago, volcanic ash blanketed a thriving prehistoric rhinoceros habitat. What other secrets lie buried in the earth? #volcano #Nebraska

#didyouknow, Illinois once lay near the equator on the supercontinent of Pangea and was home to unique creatures? How did the strip mining of Illinois' coal deposits reveal the secret of the Tully Monster? Find out more: Photo: Illinois State Museum

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This 8-foot long tusk of the ancient Mastodon was discovered 100 miles outside of New York City in 1999- by accident! Read more about it:

The Northern goshawk is one of several hundred species making its home in this rare, remote mixture of mountain peaks, glaciers and rivers. Read more about the Tongass National Forest:

U-Haul: SuperGraphics: Alaska - Tongass National Forest

Since the 1600's, there have been recorded sightings of an elusive creature at Lake Champlain in Vermont. Is "Champ" real, or something of the imagination? Find out more:


Firefly Facts: Most fireflies can be found east of the Rocky Mountains, from New York to Kansas and Georgia to Texas, and throughout most of the states in between. Florida has the largest firefly population for the most months out of the year because the climate is tropical almost all year long. However, the greatest number and variety of fireflies in the world live in the tropical climates of Central and South America and in tropical parts of Asia. #Firefly #insects #Bugs

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  • Marilyn Caruthers
    Marilyn Caruthers

    In the south, we call them lightening bugs!

  • Julia Rodgers
    Julia Rodgers

    I don't see them anymore... :-(

Giant Beaver grinds soil into sand. Learn More about the giant beaver myth: #Beaver

America's first horse. #Horse #Zebra Learn More

Nearly-complete skeleton found eroding near the surface of the Gray Fossil site Learn More #Fossil #Panda

The Tongass is home to the world's healthiest, largest remaining populations of grizzly bears, bald eagles and salmon, as well as black bears, river otters, deer, moose, mountain goats, wolves, squirrels, Sitka black-tailed deer and many other species. #NationalForest #Animals Learn More

During two months every year 100,000 snakes leave their dens in Manitoba. Learn More: #Snakes #Manitoba

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Conan look scared of the Golden Bats.

Golden Bats. Live Batcast 2/23 and 2/24

Golden Bats. Live Batcast 2/23 and 2/24

Endangered Golden Bats. Live Batcast 2/23 and 2/24

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The Bumblebee bat. The world's smallest mammal.

Spectacled flying-fox

North American Big Brown Bat

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Jamaican leaf-nosed bat. Ever wonder how bats "See" in the dark?

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