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  • Jan. 1, 2022

    Tiny freshwater fairy shrimp have been discovered in the world’s hottest desert in Iran.

  • Nov. 22, 2021

    With their scaly skin, sharp teeth, and significant size, crocodilians are some of the most feared predators on the planet.

  • Oct. 6, 2021

    Dingoes are Australia’s largest mammalian carnivores.

  • Oct. 6, 2021

    Cute and cuddly koalas are not bears—they’re marsupials, animals that carry their babies (joeys) in pouches.

  • Oct. 6, 2021

    What animal has a duck bill, webbed feet, a beaver tail, venomous spurs, and glow-in-the-dark fur?

  • April 1, 2021 from Kids Answers Magazine

    African elephants are super strong and can carry the most weight of any land mammal.

  • Jan. 1, 2021 from Kids Answers Magazine

    Pandas use their heads like an extra paw to grip the tree they are climbing.

  • Jan. 1, 2021 from Kids Answers Magazine

    Adam didn’t name every animal in the garden of Eden. He only named the kinds of animals.

  • Dec. 26, 2020 from Kids Answers Magazine

    God designed some amazing glow-in-the-dark creatures that make their own light.

  • Oct. 1, 2020 from Kids Answers Magazine

    When a predator or a rival orangutan shows up, mother orangutans scratch their leathery skin loudly to tell their infants, “Come on. It’s time to leave.”

  • Oct. 1, 2020 from Kids Answers Magazine

    Their giant ears give elephants excellent hearing, but for really long-distance communication, elephants put their foot to the ground.

  • July 1, 2020

    God is a relational God, and he has built relationships into his creation. That includes squirrels.

  • April 14, 2020

    A lot of people have one big (or is it little?) question about Noah and the ark. They do not understand how Noah could fit all the animals on the ark.

  • Nov. 1, 2019

    God gave frogs—as well as other animals—the tools to “fill” the varied niches on earth as he commanded.

  • Nov. 1, 2019

    Researchers have discovered blubber in fossils of ichthyosaurs, marine reptiles resembling dolphins.

  • Nov. 1, 2019 from Kids Answers Magazine

    Look around. Can you spy how these creatures use their specially designed eyes to live in our fallen world?

  • Sept. 1, 2019

    Willow warblers hold the long-distance migration record for their size.

  • Sept. 1, 2019

    Elephant seals can stay submerged for up to two hours and dive up to 5,000 feet. Their secret?

  • July 1, 2019

    Scientists have spotted something magnificent in scallop eyes.

  • July 1, 2019

    Scientists studying a species in the Mojave Desert, known as side-blotched lizards, have learned that individual lizards can change coloring within a few weeks.

  • June 21, 2019

    Flamingos are one of the most popular and easily recognized birds.

  • May 1, 2019

    Humans have known about eggshells for—oh, about 6,000 years. Yet even such a common, plain object still discloses unseen secrets.

  • May 1, 2019

    A self-cloning mutant is taking over the world, thanks to owners releasing them in the wild.

  • March 12, 2019

    We expect people to be kind to one another. It’s part of having a conscience. However, when animals look out for each other, scientists start paying attention.

  • March 1, 2019

    In recent years, sightings of large predators have increased in places where conventional wisdom says they “shouldn’t be.”

  • March 1, 2019

    Biologists are puzzling over several species of green-blooded lizards in New Guinea.

  • Feb. 19, 2019

    One of the most incredibly designed creatures in the world is the pangolin of Asia and Africa. Because they are rarely seen in zoos, many people don’t know what they are.

  • Jan. 31, 2019

    Killifish are common in the pet trade and come in varying sizes and colors. Did you know they are also strong evidence for God’s original design for the world?

  • Jan. 1, 2019 from Answers Magazine

    Scientists studying a species in the Mojave Desert, known as side-blotched lizards, have learned that individual lizards can change coloring within a few weeks.

  • Jan. 1, 2019

    Scientists have recorded fish songs underwater off Australia’s coast. Just like birds, different types of fish sing different tunes.

  • Jan. 1, 2019

    An aggressive fungus has wiped out so many frog species in Latin America that it’s now considered the worst infectious disease ever recorded among vertebrates.

  • Nov. 1, 2018

    Insects created on Day Five didn’t need to tighten their belts for a few millennia while they waited for breakfast.

  • Nov. 1, 2018

    Forecasts that the melting of polar ice would bring the extinction of polar bears have taken an unexpected turn.

  • Nov. 1, 2018

    Something about a spider just makes us want to run away—especially when it’s shiny and black with a big red hourglass on its belly.

  • July 1, 2018

    Scientists keep finding “evolution in action” that clearly is not evolution at all but sophisticated design. The latest example is blind cave fish.

  • May 1, 2018

    Study after study reveals the remarkable intelligence of certain birds. Experiments at Lund University in Sweden now show that ravens can plan for the future, even in situations they never encounter in the wild.

  • April 27, 2018

    Have you heard about the Brontosaurus? You might know it as the long-necked herbivore (plant-eating) dinosaur that lived peaceably with other animals a long time ago.

  • April 18, 2018

    St. Bernards are one of the largest dog breeds in the world! They weigh between 140 to 260 pounds and are 28–35 inches high.

  • April 17, 2018

    Sheep were some of the first animals to be tamed and used for man’s benefit. The Bible says that Abel, Adam’s second son, was “a keeper of sheep.”

  • April 17, 2018

    As one of the most common birds in the world, sparrows live on every continent except Antarctica.

  • March 26, 2018

    A close look past squirrels’ annoying habits reveals a creature designed by the Creator with some not-so-nutty—actually brilliant—behaviors.

  • Feb. 15, 2018

    Birds, bats, bees, butterflies, and all sorts of living things are responsible for keeping the plants all around us growing and healthy.

  • Jan. 25, 2018

    Soon we’ll be able to see distant galaxies the way a scallop might see them! Sadly, scientists still believe evolution is responsible for the scallop’s incredible eye.

  • Jan. 1, 2018 from Kids Answers Magazine

    God gave freezer-friendly animals nifty “cold weather gear” that keeps them running—even when the temperatures go way low.

  • Jan. 1, 2018 from Kids Answers Magazine

    Penguins are the only animals that brave Antarctica’s ice sheet during winter, where the windchill drops to –76º F (–60º C).

  • Jan. 1, 2018

    A squirt gun’s not likely to put food on your table, but it keeps the archer fish well fed.

  • Oct. 30, 2017

    Have you ever woken up to the sound of something knocking on your roof?

  • How Did Animals Reach Other Continents After The Flood?

    Bring out with you every living thing of all flesh that is with you: birds and cattle and every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.

  • What Kind Of Animals Lived In Places The Ice Age Affected?

    The animals that lived during the Ice Age, specifically in the icy areas or more properly the areas between the ice, would be the animals that were well-equipped to handle the cold.

  • Why Do Animals Die?

    When our dog died, I was sad! But it reminded me how terrible sin is, and because of sin, everything and everyone must die.