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Animals Are Awesome

01Oct 18

Venomous black widow spiders are heading north

Northern black widow spiders have never before been found in Canada. But they are expanding their range. Scientists think this is due to climate change. The small spider with the very painful bite likes warm weather. Northern black widows have now been found 58 miles (94 km) farther north than…

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01Oct 18

Venomous black widow spiders are heading north

Northern black widow spiders have never before been found in Canada. But they are expanding their range. Scientists think this is due to climate change. The small spider with the…

01Oct 18

Super-snake found in Florida Everglades

Scientists have discovered a genetically blended python in the Everglades. They studied 400 snakes from Florida’s huge wilderness. They wanted to learn more about non-native species. What they found is…

01Oct 18

Keeping pygmy sloths afloat

Pygmy three-toed sloths swim in the warm waters off the coast of Panama. They live exclusively on a tiny island nearby. They get from one tree to another by swimming,…

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Each book in the Animals Are Awesome series offers insight into the fascinating lives of some of the world’s most incredible animals. From what they eat and where they live to descriptions of different species and how they spend their days, readers will learn lots of fun facts about their favorite animals.

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