‘Animals’

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Penguin Post Office

March 5, 2017 4:00 pm

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Going to the post office may seem like just another daily job. But not when you work at the post office in Antarctica, where you get to take care of penguins, too! Read on to see just how many people want to work there – and get a little silly with the penguin post office math.

Mush!

March 4, 2017 4:00 pm

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The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most famous dog-sledding event, and is often called “The Last Great Race.” Just why is it called this? Read on to run through the numbers in this race, and find out what makes it so great!

Snowboarding Crow

March 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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Why should humans have all the fun when it snows? One crow decided to enjoy the fluffy white stuff and tried snowboarding. Read on to do the math in this brave bird’s snowboarding adventure!

A Very Confused Pet

February 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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What animal is this? It looks like a mix of an otter, beaver, and duck, but it’s actually a platypus. Read on to find out more about the platypus – and discover the numbers behind this crazy creature!

Reading a Book to Fluffy

February 24, 2017 4:00 pm

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It’s fun to read a story, so why shouldn’t cats get to hear a bedtime story like we do? One animal shelter thought they should, and created a Book Buddies Program where kids come and read to the cats there. When you count up all the kids, cats, and books, the numbers really add up! Read on to find out more about this meow-gnificent idea.

Fine-Dining Dog

February 21, 2017 4:00 pm

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Now this is silly: a dog eating at a table, using human hands! One man taught his dog Mariele this funny trick, and they put on shows for people. When you think about the practice this must have taken and all the food to practice it, the numbers really begin to wrack up. Read on to do the math about this fine-dining dog.

Chick-Tac-Toe

February 16, 2017 4:00 pm

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It’s fun to play the game tic-tac-toe, and apparently even chickens think so! With the playing grid and counting to three in a row, these chickens must have been real mathematicians — or were they? Read on to find out about these tricky chickies, and do the math in tic-tac-toe-playing birds.

Big Burst of Bunnies

February 15, 2017 4:00 pm

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Bunnies are really cute, except when they take over your whole town, like happened in South Fargo, ND a few years ago. And with how quickly bunnies multiply, the numbers really started to add up! Read on to hop to it with the bunny math.

One Tough Tortoise

February 11, 2017 4:00 pm

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Tortoises are pretty tough. So maybe that’s how this pet tortoise who had been lost for 30 years survived in the family’s shed before they finally found her! Read on to do the math in one tortoise’s ultimate game of hide-and-seek.

Giraffe Wannabe

February 9, 2017 4:00 pm

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What do you get when you cross a giraffe and a zebra? Probably something like the okapi, an animal that lives in Africa. Read on to learn more about this exotic friend, and discover the wild math behind it!