Piranha Facts

Piranha Facts

Piranhas are small fish with a big reputation — and big teeth! Piranhas are freshwater fish, and live in the rivers and streams of South America.

This article contains piranha facts and information, and is part of our Rainforest Animals series.

The piranha's fearsome reputation is partly due to fact, and partly due to fiction. Although piranhas are predatory, they are also just as likely to be preyed on by other animals.

Do you need to be careful when you go swimming in the rainforest? Read on to find out ...

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Jaguar Facts For Kids

Jaguar Facts For Kids

This page contains information about jaguars, and includes a list of jaguar facts for kids. This article is part of our Rainforest Animals series.

The jaguar's size, strength and expert hunting ability means that it's an apex predator in the rainforests of South and Central America. Read on to find out more about this deadly rainforest cat...

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Green Anaconda Facts

Green Anaconda Facts

Learn all about the biggest type of snake in the world! This page contains green anaconda facts, pictures and information. Read on to find out more about this beautiful rainforest snake ...

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Blue Morpho Butterfly Facts

Blue Morpho Butterfly Facts

This page contains blue morpho butterfly facts, and information about other rainforest butterflies.

The Blue Morpho Butterfly is a beautiful butterfly with brilliant blue wings. It is found in the tropical rainforests of South and Central America.

Don’t be deceived; those blue wings aren’t just for show! They've evolved that way for a number of reasons. Let’s find out more about this and other facts about blue morphos. Oh, and we'll also look at some other rainforest butterflies …

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African Wild Dog Facts

African Wild Dog Facts

The African wild dog is an predatory mammal that lives in Africa. It is a social animal, and lives in packs (groups). African wild dogs are members of the Canidae family, which means that they're related to your pet dog! Read on for more African wild dogs facts ...

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Solar Eclipse 2015 UK Report

Solar Eclipse 2015 UK Report

Welcome to the Active Wild Solar Eclipse 2015 UK Report. The weather forecast was bad: cloudy and cold. Did the clouds clear or was the eclipse a big disappointment? Read on to find out ...

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