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Incubation

Eggs! Eggs! Eggs! From easter hunts to breakfast, there are many different uses for eggs…but at the end of the day, eggs represent something very special in the animal world – LIFE! Although us mammals are not in this group (aside from a couple exceptions), many animals give birth to their young by laying eggs….

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Bald Eagle

What are Birds?

Birds are a diverse group of animals with many distinct traits. Vertebrates (have back bones) Endothermic (warm blooded) Feathers Beak (instead of teeth) Laying of eggs While all modern-day birds have feathers and wings, there are many birds that do not fly. Ostrich (The world’s largest bird that lives on the savannah in Africa) Penguins…

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IMG

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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