Some cool animal facts include the fact that the cheetah can run as fast as 70 miles per hour, which is the speed assigned to most highways throughout the United States. In fact, cheetahs can reach the high speed as quic... More »

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Most people visit Africa to see the "big five," which refers to five of the continent's greatest wild animals and includes the lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino. No other continent offers an opportunity to see s... More »

The animals that players can choose to play in the "National Geographic Animal Jam" game include a wolf, monkey, seal, panda, tiger or penguin. Players can choose which animal they would like to be before beginning the g... More »

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Facts about the MD-88 aircraft made by McDonnell Douglas include that it seats 149 passengers, has a cruising speed of 498 miles per hour and has a range of 1,907 miles. The MD-88 utilizes two turbofan fuselage-mounted e... More »

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The sailfish is the fastest animal in the ocean and can swim at a speed of 68 miles per hour while the marlin is the second fastest animal in the ocean swimming at speeds of approximately 49 miles per hour. The cheetah i... More »

One interesting ferret fact is that ferrets have a natural odor that is concentrated in the skin glands. Ferrets have been domesticated for over 2,000 years, and these animals were first brought to the United States arou... More »

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People can help their local humane society by volunteering at an animal shelter or on a rescue and response team, organizing community events, and by making monetary donations, according to The Humane Society of the Unit... More »

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