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A porcupine is a rodent that is closely related to both mice and beavers. It is medium sized, weighing between 10 and 28 pounds and growing up to 20 inches long. More »

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Porcupines are rodents with sharp quills that cover their entire bodies. One porcupine has as many as 30,000 quills on its back, sides and tail. More »

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Some fun and interesting facts are that honey does not spoil, dead people can get goose bumps and woolly mammoths were still alive during the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Another fun and interesting fact is... More »

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Coyotes are clever, adaptable animals that can survive in almost any habitat in North America. They live in mountains, forests, deserts and even cities, and they eat a varied diet depending on what is available. More »

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The name "armadillo" translates as "little-armored one," which refers to this creature's armor of protective plates. Armadillos are between 5 and 59 inches long, and weigh between 3 ounces and 120 pounds. They live in th... More »

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A fun fact about the sea otter, an aquatic member of the weasel family, is that despite being the smallest of all marine mammals, they actually have the thickest fur of any other marine mammal. The sea otter's coat can a... More »

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Fun facts about baby animals include that puppies are born deaf, blind and toothless, as well as the fact that newborn koalas are born the size of a large jellybean. A baby giraffe is capable of walking within an hour of... More »

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