Two EUROPEAN MAGPIES (‘Pica pica’) in Madrid (Spain).
Shrimp are small aquatic creatures. They need a gallon tank. Do not put them with fish that are carnivores. The Ghost Shrimp may live up to a year. They eat the same thing fish eat and clean the tank like snails. Shrimp might be hard to find when you want to look at them. They […]
Cher Ami (French for dear friend) was a carrier pigeon in World War I. Along with other pigeons, he carried messages for the United States troops in Europe. Cher Ami probably carried his most important message on October 4, 1918. Surrounded and trapped by the Germans on the side of a hill, the commander of […]
Birds‘ beaks function the same way that jaws do in other animals. Jawbones and teeth are heavy and birds need to be lightweight so they can fly. That’s why they have beaks instead. Different species of birds have differently shaped beaks. Each bird has a beak suited to the type of food it eats. For […]