Venomous vs. Poisonous

What’s the difference between venomous and poisonous? While many people think the words are interchangeable, they’re actually not. Both venom and poison are bad things to come into contact with, but how one goes about contacting them can be very different.   Venom is something that is injected into your body in order to feel…

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Swarms! Flocks! Schools!

It’s time for school Defenders! For this school you won’t need a backpack, or have to worry about any homework…all you need is a group of some of your fishy friends! You may have heard of a school of fish before…or a swarm of locusts, or a flock of birds. But what exactly are these…

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Dangerous Animals

Our planet is filled with wonderfully unique organisms. From creatures that can regenerate body parts, to parasites and blood suckers…from the cutest and cuddliest, all the way to those scary creepers, life on earth is extremely diverse! While many animals have formed strong bonds with humans, and we’ve created whole new breeds of species that…

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Parasitic Animals

Oh jeez Defenders…we’ve got another weird animal article! This one shares a few friends that we learned about on our Blood Suckers page, because here we’re gonna talk all about Parasitic Animals, that’s right – Parasites! What exactly is a parasite anyway? Well they’re definitely not the cute and cuddly types of animals we usually…

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