Did You Know?

For the Kids

TIGER (Asia)

Like a human's fingerprints, the striped patterns on a tiger are unique to each animal and can be used to identify individuals.

KOALA BEAR (Australia)

Interesting Animals from Around the World

A baby koala is called a ‘joey’. Joeys live in their mother’s pouch for around six months.

ANACONDA (South America)

Anacondas are excellent swimmers and can grow up to 9 metres long (almost the length of a school bus!).

PANDA BEAR (China)

Pandas are an endangered species – there are only around 2000 left living in the wild.

BEAVER (North America)

Beavers slap their tails on the water surface to alert the colony when they sense danger. They can also stay underwater for up to 15 minutes!

PIRANAH (South America)

Hungry Piranhas don't mind eating their prey alive and adult piranhas sometimes eat their own babies!

GORILLA (Central Africa)

The Gorilla’s only predator is a human.

TOUCAN (South & Central America)

Toucans' bills average about 20 centimetres in length, larger in proportion to the size of their body, than any other bird. Their bills are not solid, instead, their structure is similar to honeycomb, making their big bills extremely light.