Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wagging Wednesdays

Did you know the polyphemus moth caterpillar, during the first 56 days it is alive, eats 86,000 times it’s birthweight?  That would be the same as a human baby eating 273 tons (601,862 pounds) of food.  Chomp! Join us on … Continue reading

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Travel Tuesday

When British explorer David Livingston first saw Mosi-Oa-Tunya in Zimbabwe in 1855 he renamed it Victoria Falls after England’s Queen Victoria.  It’s first name, Mosi-Oa-Tunya means “the smoke that thunders,” and for good reason.  Every day more than 2,377,548 gallons of water … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monday

Did you know the Mississippi River is sometimes called “The Big Muddy”?  Water comes into the Mississippi River from rivers all across America, and the rivers usually flow through flat land.  This means the water has a lot of sediment … Continue reading

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