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The black mamba might be the fastest snake but the inland taipan can cause a lot more pain. The venom from this snake can cause muscles to pass through the victim's kidneys (in the form of urine.)
The largest planet is well known for its Great Red Spot. The colorful swirl of gases on Jupiter is actually a hurricane about the size of two Earths. Scared yet?
These fish got their name because when they become alarmed they puff themselves up with air or water. They are also a delicacy in Japan even though people have died from eating them.
Dust storms aren't just something the Tasmanian Devil leaves behind. In fact they are larger and more serious than most people think. They block people's vision and cause major accidents.
Did you know that the so-called "brontosaurus" from the Flintstones never really existed? That's right. This dinosaur is actually an apatosaurus.
Is hunting to control the population of animals OK or is it just animal cruelty? Here are some animals that are hunted in North America and around the world. Check it out before you make up your mind!
Even though 70 per cent of our planet is covered in water, we can only use one percent of it. Earth is also the only planet that humans can live on because we have the most oxygen and water.
There's a reason the fly swatter was invented. The bot fly species invade living tissues or organs of animals and humans. They tunnel into the flesh and have to be surgically removed.
Biomes represent different geographical areas of the world with distinct and extreme weather patterns and climates. - Page 2
If you're a local or a visitor to New York, don't be surprised if you see a gator trying to come up through a manhole. They are also trying to make it out of the city's sewer through toilets.
Mercury has tall hills and high cliffs - perfect for rock climbing. Unfortunately, even with a ton of sunblock, you'd fry up there.
Did you know it takes light only 8 minutes to travel from the Sun to the Earth - but 176 years to drive the same distance?
Don’t let size fool you. Fire ants are not creatures to mess with. They will attack anything including pets, cows and even humans. And these guys are on the move across the United States.
Our little corner of the universe is full of planets, moons, and a sun. How much do you know about our galactic neighborhood?
On July 8, 2000 lightning struck a dry area deep in Clear Creek on the Salmon-Challis National Forest in Idaho. Learn about the Bush Fire on Kidzworld.
Bush fires have caused major damage around the world, but nowhere more than southern California. Every year the headlines read about thousands of houses lost. Find out about these dangerous fires here