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WOOFS, WAGS & AIRPLANES
Can you imagine going to the airport and being greeted by cute and friendly dogs? What a way to start a vacation!
At the San Francisco International[...]
WHERE'S OUR FISH?
We posted a video recently on how fishermen in Hong Kong are no longer allowed to catch fish by trawling. Do you know how this has affected them?
CUTE PENGUIN CHICKS
Did you like our story on African penguin chicks? They are cute, aren't they? Get more of them in our quiz below.
Featured image brought to you by The Whiz [...]
BABYSITTERS FOR PENGUIN CHICKS
What a lot of babies to look after! In Cape Town, South Africa, the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) take[...]
A BRILLIANT IDEA
In the city of Nairobi, capital of Kenya, wonderful things happen to old flip-flops that have been thrown away. They get a new lease of life as they are turned in[...]
DON'T GET BITTEN
The malaria virus is something you would want to avoid. The more you know, the better prepared you will be against this sometimes deadly virus. Test yourself to s[...]
A BITE THAT CAN LEAVE YOU ILL
Most mosquito bites leave your skin itchy and sometimes red. Some can leave you really ill and in need of serious medical care. Bites by anopheles [...]
FREE AT LAST!
On November 21, 2013, two loggerhead sea turtles were finally free to go home. They had been at the Israeli Sea Turtle Rescue Centre in Gaash, a coastal resort in Is[...]
Do swans take boat rides? A dog dressed up as a policeman? Is this normal behavior for animals? Find out in our slideshow below!
For more interesting pictu[...]
WHY CAN'T WE DRINK THIS SOUP?
This is not a soup that your mother would ever make. Do you know what it is made of? In today's quiz, you will be tested on this very special soup. T[...]
The trash that we throw away everyday could go one of four ways - burned, recycled, composted or buried in landfills.
A landfill is usually used to bury trash in[...]
MAKE AN ANCIENT FRIEND TODAY
Who is the oldest person you have ever met? Perhaps it's your great-grandfather?
Well, have you ever met anyone as old as Dinosaur Sue? If you have n[...]
DOUBLE, DOUBLE, TOIL AND TROUBLE!
Sounds familiar? Those of you who have read or watched the famous Shakespeare play, Macbeth, would know this phrase.
Poison can be found in ma[...]
A GRAND OLD DAME
Do you know where to find the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex ever discovered? You won't have to do any digging because she has already been all dug up, clean and ready[...]
WONDERFUL ANIMALS IN OUR MIDST
The Whiz Times brings to you some pictures of animals in captivity. Animals in captivity are those that live under human care in farms, at home or i[...]
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR ANIMAL FRIENDS?
Hi kids! Here's a little quiz to find out what you know about our animal friends. If you have been visiting The Whiz Times regularly, thi[...]
IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN!
Now that the week is almost over, let's try this quiz. The answers to these questions all come from this week's stories. You can use the search bar[...]
From Pythons to Dolphins- this month has some awesome animals make it to The Whiz Times
Mouse over on the pictures to know more about them. Can you find more about them on The Wh[...]
NEED SOME VARIETY IN YOUR DIET?
Have you ever thought of eating insects? Well, do you know that around two billion people around the world would consider them a delicious meal?
Pets are Family Too!
Every November at the beginning of the month, Mexicans celebrate the Day of the Dead. They go to cemeteries where their loved ones are buried, taking them flo[...]
This Cute Bunch needs some real Help!
Have you ever watched the hit cartoon "Madagascar"? If you have, you'll remember the super-cute dancing singing lemurs with huge eyes.
Luckily, the Cheetahs escaped at the Speed of Lightning!
Namibia is an African nation where a world-famous cheetah conservation centre is located. But just a couple of days ago,[...]
An early Christmas Present, maybe?
Calling all fossil hunters with £600,000 to spare: a gigantic, full diplodocus fossil will go on sale in Britain next month!
A Bouncy Surprise for Passengers!
Australia is famous for its kangaroos. Just look at the emblem on Qantas, their national airline - it's got a picture of a red kangaroo on it. [...]
Nature is Amazing!
Have you heard about the piranha? It's a ferocious fish that has a mouthful of razor-sharp teeth and lives in rivers in the Amazon. It eats anything living or[...]
More Trees Needed!
It's cute, it's cuddly...it's Australia's koala bear! But these cuddly cuties could soon be in big trouble. Why? Because of rising global temperatures. So unl[...]
Rare pelican in flight, baby Pandas and more photos
in this month's round up!
September is almost over, and we bring to you the month round up in pictures.
Enjoy this int[...]
No Animal Prints in this Zoo!
If you know what's happening in the world of fashion, you'll know that animal prints on clothes are very popular. it's not unusual to see someone[...]
Yes, It Really Happened!
Imagine you're on a plane, flying high up in the sky. And then suddenly...you find out...there's a SNAKE on board with you! It sounds like a scene from [...]
All About the British Royal Family and their Pets!
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II loves her corgi dogs so much that she personally supervises their daily meal and pours the grav[...]
Way back in the 1960s, the stars of US and Soviet space programmes were often not humans, but dogs and monkeys!
Now Iran has decided the best four-legged candida[...]
Who knows what a Beluga Whale is? They are beautiful, white sea creatures usually found in the Arctic Ocean. They are also very clever...clever enough to paint[...]
Who Got Listed in this Famous Book?
An amazing 12-year-old rollerskating boy and a skateboarding goat are some of the newest Guinness world record holders!
The new list for [...]
This Long-necked Mummy has 18 Children!
A new kind of world record has been set at a South Korean safari park. What is it? A giraffe who lives there has given birth to its 18th ca[...]
Strange, but True!
The world of animals is just amazing and sometimes you hear of some really incredible things. How about this one to add to your list of incredible animal fact[...]
What a Lucky Cat!
Have you ever heard of a dog saving a cat's life? This happened in New Zealand when a dog's blood was used to save the life of a poisoned cat!
Cute New Furry Animal Found in South American Forests!
This little guy looks like a mix between a raccoon and a teddy bear. It was the first new carnivore (meat-eater) discove[...]
Your Pet Dog Knows when you're Tired!
If you have a pet dog, have you noticed when you're tired and yawn, your pet seems to yawn along with you too?
TOKYO, August 2013 (AF[...]
A Rare Infection from a Dog Bite
People play with their pet dogs all the time. It's fun and good exercise for the dog. But something a bit scary happened to a woman from Ottaw[...]
It Ran Through Hotel Windows and Backyards Before Being Caught!
LOOK OUT...A wild boar is charging at you...RUN!! No, this didn't happen to a bunch of adventurers in the middle [...]
Is the lesson too boring for this duckling?
Have you been in a situation when your lesson is getting too boring and you begin falling asleep?
Well, you are not alone! At least [...]
Is This the Cutest Frog Ever?
The Desert Rain Frog has a big round body, skin covered with sand, and bulging eyes. But that isn't the only thing that will make you go "Awwwww..."[...]
Cockroaches Hate Sugar!
Cockroaches will eat anything. Except sugar, that is. The German cockroach, which is small and brown and found all over the world, uses its small taste-hai[...]
Mr Crocodile comes up on a beach full of people for soaking up sun!
Hundreds of sunbathers on a popular Indonesian beach ran in panic when a huge four-metre long crocodile joined [...]
Brave Shepherd Protects his Sheep from Bear Attack
A brave Bosnian shepherd fought a massive brown bear that attacked him while he was guarding his sheep at the foot of the Southe[...]
The Curious Case of the Slippery Eel
True or false? A kilo of eel is worth US$5,720.
TRUE! You may wonder why a fish that looks like a snake is worth this much. Well it’s because[...]
A creepy crawly animal that lived 500 million years ago,
has been named after a famous film actor. Why?
PARIS - Film actor Johnny Depp probably is the first ever movie star to g[...]
A Russian capsule filled with 45 mice and 15 newts along with other small animals returned after a month! Scientists hope this trip of mice sent to space, will help th[...]
A Chinese city is using dogs to predict earthquakes. Neighbours complain of nightly false alarms -- in the form of barking.
China is regularly hit by seismic tremors. Around 200 p[...]
Africans take war-like efforts to save Elephants from ivory poachers
In central Africa, the number of elephant herds has decreased tremendously due to gangs of ivory poachers.
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