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Animal Facts

Learn about some of the strange and unusual facts and terms in the animal kingdom.

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What if an astronaut took his/her pet bird into space? Would it still be able to fly?

What would happen if birds were released into space? Well, we don't know, but we think that birds in space would actually do quite well because their wings would help stabilize them as they float through space.


How do fish rise and sink in the water?

Fish have the ability to move in any direction in the water. In fact, they have the ability to rise and sink while swimming through the water. What allows a fish to rise and sink? Find out the answer to this question in this article. See more »

How Mad Cow Disease Works

Mad cow disease is in the news again, with tests confirming the second case in the United States since December 2003. Learn how this brain disease affects livestock and people. See more »