Where do eels come from?

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Eels come from

Despite many theories and ideas surrounding the mystery, the truth is eels come from external reproduction. That is to say, they release eggs and sperm into ‘clouds’.  Many claims across the internet describe the mystery of eel reproduction and how we ‘have no idea where eels come from’. They even go as far as to… Read more »

How do axolotls regenerate limbs?

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Axolotls regenerate

Axolotls regenerate lost limbs via rapid cell division. The cells of the limb divide and multiply rapidly until a new limb has been formed. This is similar to how we all grow and, to a much lesser extent, heal. When we’re growing up our cells are rapidly dividing so that we can, well, grow. When… Read more »

Why do all animals love capybaras?

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Love capybaras

These large herbivores often live in groups of 10-20, making them highly sociable and causing other animals to, well, LOVE capybaras. And who can blame them?  Being herbivores, they have absolutely zero prey and therefore don’t particularly pose a threat to any other species. They are extremely friendly and don’t particularly care what you do… Read more »

Could a seagull eat a rabbit whole?

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Seagull eat

Yes, while the idea seems completely insane, videos can be found showing showing a seagull eat a rabbit whole, but why?  As anyone whose ever been to Skegness will tell you, seagulls aren’t the most fussy eaters. From chips and the ice creams of 5 year olds to mice and insects, they’ll eat just about… Read more »

Do frogs freeze themselves?

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frogs freeze

Found in Alaska, wood frogs freeze themselves in September in order to hibernate. If you tried to bend their limbs, they would snap. This may sound like the behaviour of some kind of sci-fi creature, but it’s true! They are not COMPLETELY frozen solid, but for the most part they are stiff, cold and immobile…. Read more »

Could a hippo kill me?

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Hippo kill

Yes, hippos are surprisingly deadly creatures with several features aiding their ability to kill, read on to see why and how a hippo kills. Every year around 500 people are killed by hippos in Africa. This number might be shocking at first, but these seemingly docile creatures are quite vicious. Between their gigantic bodies and… Read more »

Can lobsters die of old age?

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lobsters die

Technically no, but they do eventually become too large and heavy to be able to support and the lobsters die. Dying of old age is vague; there isn’t a set age that humans, for example, expire and yet we say that someone has died of old age. The term actually refers to dying of ailments… Read more »

Do blue flamingos exist?

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Despite many alleged sightings, images and claims of their existence , blue flamingos do not in fact exist. The idea of blue flamingos is quite magical and awe inspiring, which is probably what lead to the widespread belief that they exist. While it is disappointing that they don’t, flamingo colourings are extremely interesting on their… Read more »

Do alligators eat each other?

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Alligators often eat each other for a variety of reasons; whether it be territorial, for survival or something else entirely.  Alligators are infamously vicious apex predators that belong to a select group of animals that partake in cannibalism. This describes the act of an animal eating a member of the same species. It may seem… Read more »


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Animals as your guest – fun and education to your school, party, group or special event from Animal Club in Cambridgeshire     Animal Club Cambridgeshire offers interactive educational or social animal encounter experiences. We tailor visits to the requirements of any primary, secondary or SEN school, party, group or special event.   We pride… Read more »