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  • Langedrag 8
    Animals, Travel

    Langedrag Naturpark in Norway

    Langedrag is a very famous nature park in Norway which has been running for more than 30 years. Edvin Thorson was a successful businessman when he decided to sell his company and…

  • Emperor penguin 5

    Some facts about emperor penguins

    Photo credit: Christopher Michel -Emperor penguin scientific name is Aptenodytes forsteri. “Aptenodytes” in Greek means “without wings diver” and “forsteri” comes from J.R. Forster, a naturalist and colleague of Captain Cook who…

  • Koala-2B10

    Some facts about koalas

    Did you know that:   -Koala scientific name is Phascolarctos cinereus, which means “ash-coloured pouch bear”.  -However, koalas are not bears. They are marsupials.   -The closest living relative of the koala…

  • Panda-2B9

    Some facts about giant pandas

    Did you know that: -Giant panda scientific name is Ailuropoda melanoleuca, which means “black and white cat-foot”. -Once classified under the racoon family, molecular studies have finally suggested that giant pandas are…

  • Polar-2Bbear-2B17

    Some facts about polar bears

    Did you know that: -Polar bear scientific name is ursus maritimus, which means sea bear. In Norway and Denmark, the polar bear is isbjorn, the ice bear. The Russian term for polar…