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Anteaters are an interesting group of mammals. Most animals are messy eaters. But Anteaters are very organized and tidy. This content speaks over 30+ Fun Anteater facts for kids which can help them understand the animal better. Anteaters are funny-looking animals. They possess long snouts and huge claws. Anteaters can vary in their size. The smallest one is just over one foot long whereas the bigger ones go up to 6 feet almost as tall…

There is just nobody who did not come across the picture of Santa Claus on his reindeer sledding on Christmas Eve. Caribou is another name for a reindeer. Did you know if there are species of deer that shed their antlers almost every year? Here are 20+ interesting reindeer facts for Kids  But What Is A Reindeer? Reindeer is an animal seen in North America. They are known as Caribou mostly but when on domestication,…

What Are Lemmings? Lemmings are actually small rodents that live in the Arctic, in the tundra biomes.  Lemmings are about 13-18 cm in length and they weigh around 23-24 gm.  They generally have a round body structure with a mixture of brown and black fur. The fur is quite long and soft.  You will find lemmings with a very short tail and short legs. They also have a flattened claw on the first digit of…

Who Was Harriet Tubman? Harriet Tubman was an African-American anti-slavery worker and humanitarian who escaped from slavery in the southern United States. She helped many other enslaved people to achieve freedom and also served the Union during the American civil war.  She was the Union spy and was the first-ever black woman to lead an American mission during the American civil war.  Throughout her life, she achieved 13 missions and eventually rescued more than 70…

Who Was Dr Seuss? Theodor Suess Geisel was an immensely popular American writer, cartoonist, poet, illustrator, and filmmaker, born in Springfield, Massachusetts. He was better known by his pen name, Dr Seuss. He is a renowned artist for having more than 60 books under his pen name. His work includes many of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more than 20 languages by the…

Where Is Ecuador? Located in South America, Ecuador is a small country along the equator with diverse landscapes filled with forests and mountains.  The country has its capital in Quito which is at a high altitude. The biggest city in Ecuador is Guayaquil which is on the coast.  Two ranges of the Andes mountains run from north to south through central Ecuador. The highest peak is Chimborazo which is at 20702 feet. Ecuador generally has…

What Is The Holocaust? Regarded as the most horrific incident in human history, Holocaust occurred in 1941 – 1945 during World War 1 when Hitler was the leader of Germany. More than 6 million Jews were murdered by the Nazis at the command of Adolf Hitler.  Millions of other people that Hitler didn’t like were killed along with the Jews including the Polish people, Catholics, Serbs, and even handicapped people.  It is believed that more…

What Is Liberty Bell? Liberty Bell is hung in the Liberty Bell centre in Philadelphia where it was rung to announce the independence of the United States from Great Britain.  This bell, made up of copper and tin, is 3 feet high and 12 feet around the bottom and weighs about 943 kilograms.  A verse from the bible is inscribed on the bell: “Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.”This line…

Historical Yellowstone National Park facts for kids Yellowstone national park has the title of being the first national park in the country and the world. It has the world’s largest collection of geysers, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and the Yellowstone River, and many waterfalls.  Even though native Americans used to reside in this area, now this national park is home to a diversifying range of flora and fauna. The US government set this area…

Who Is Barack Obama? Barack Hussein Obama was the 44th president of the United States. He was the first African American to be elected as the president of the United States defeating John McCain and also got reelected in 2012. He was born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii where he was raised by his mother and parents. When he was of the age of 2, his parents got divorced. He used to live…