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Pets are a great way to teach children responsibility and how to be aware of the needs of others. But different pets work better in different households. How do you know if your family needs a dog or a hermit crab?
All animals might not be able to speak, but they certainly have other ways of communicating. How do animals pass on information to their own species, and how do they pick up cues from other members of the animal kingdom?
Chiggers are tiny arachnids that are known for delivering bites that itch intensely. Find out how chiggers work and learn about the chigger reproduction cycle.
Most jackals have the same nuclear family as the one portrayed in "Leave it to Beaver" — a father, a mother and the kids. So do Mama and Papa jackal call a babysitter when they want date night?
10 Great First Pets
How do animals converse?
How Chiggers Work
Do jackals use babysitters?
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Redstart is a vivacious little bird, four to six inches (10 to 15 cm) long, that is found in open woods in North America.
Dogs are known as loyal animals and have even saved the lives of their owners. But one dog's loyalty to his master touched the hearts of an entire nation.