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Scarlet Ibis

This is a scarlet ibis.  Shhh!  Don’t wake it up!  They get their scarlet color from eating red crabs.  They are the only red shorebird in the world.  When they are juveniles, they are brown, gray, and white, with a … Continue reading

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Turtle Car

This my car for the Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby this year!  Its name is Speedy the Turtle.  It is supposed to be a Southern Painted Turtle.  We picked that turtle because it has a cool orange stripe down the middle … Continue reading

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Puppy and Kitty

  Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Raymie’s little sister, Evie. This is Puppy and Kitty.  Puppy is a dog, and Kitty is a cat.  They sleep in my bed with me every night.  They like to lick … Continue reading

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Boesman’s Rainbowfish

This is a Boesman’s rainbowfish.  It is also called a Boesmani rainbowfish, and the word Boesman is sometimes spelled Boseman or Boeseman.  They live in Papua New Guinea in streams and lakes.  They are a popular aquarium fish because of … Continue reading

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Crested Screamers

This is a crested screamer, also called southern screamer.  They live in South America in the countries of Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina.  They can swim like ducks and build their nests near water.  But their legs are … Continue reading

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Swimmer and Hop

I have two pet African dwarf frogs.  Their names are Swimmer and Hop.  Swimmer is the bigger one.  Sometimes it is hard to tell which is which if they are not right next to each other, but I think the … Continue reading

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Upside-down Jellies

Yesterday I went to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago.  They have a special exhibit there called Jellies that has lots of jellyfish.  Most jellyfish can sting other animals.  Their bodies are mostly water. These are upside-down jellies, also called upside-down … Continue reading

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Baby Snails

I have some news about my gold Inca snails.  A couple of months ago, I got a new snail for my aquarium.  He’s a blue mystery snail and his name is Azul.  I’ll write another blog post about Azul soon.  … Continue reading

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Northern Cardinals

These are northern cardinals.  Northern cardinals are also called redbirds or common cardinals.  The redder one on the ground is a male.  The browner one on the feeder is a female.  They are mates.  Cardinals mate for life, so Mr. … Continue reading

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American White Pelican

This is an American white pelican.  They live in North America.  In Wisconsin, lots of pelicans migrate through, but some decide to stay here for the summer.  The one in this picture lives at the NEW Zoo in Green Bay. … Continue reading

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