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The Fluffiest Sheep Ever
August 20th, 2021

If you don’t cut your hair for a while, it gets really long. Now imagine how big and fluffy a sheep gets without a haircut! That’s what happened to one sheep in Australia, who must have gotten pretty itchy from all that fur. Read on for the fun facts on this fluffy math problem.

Bears in the Backyard Pool
August 14th, 2021

You’ve probably heard of the doggy paddle, but what about the bear paddle? One family of bears decided to show us just that as they took a swim in the backyard pool of a New Jersey family. Read on to see how much fun the mama and cub bears had – and swim through the numbers behind these bubbly bears!

A Tummy Scratch for Elephants
August 12th, 2021

World Elephant Day is the perfect day to explore the mighty math in elephants. Read on to see how the numbers add up with these friendly giants.

Squirrels with Stripes
August 11th, 2021

Of all backyard animals, one of the cutest and furriest is the tiny chipmunk. This small rodent is a Read on to find out more about these furry backyard friends, and do the chipmunk math!

Gator Mania
August 9th, 2021

In that swampy part of southern Florida called the Everglades, alligators abound. If you ride through on an airboat, you’re sure to have alligators swim right up to you, like our friend “Buckethead” here. Click “Read More” to do the math about “Buckethead” and his friends!

How to Blow Up a Watermelon
August 4th, 2021

Watermelon is a delicious and juicy summer treat. The only problem with it is trying to cut up the giant round fruit. But two guys figured out the most fun way to do this – using rubber bands. Read on to see how they did it, and do the explosive watermelon math!

A Month of Power-Eating
August 3rd, 2021

It must be confusing to be an arctic woolly bear moth. They do everything differently from other moths, and really any other animal. Read on to find out about these strange creatures – and do the moth math!

The 24 Most Important Guinea Pigs
July 31st, 2021

From dressing up, to swimming, to imitating vegetables, guinea pigs are busy creatures. They’re so busy that a list was made of the 24 Most Important Guinea Pigs. Read on to find out just how important our furry friends are – and do the math on these impressive pets!

Dinnertime at the Zoo
July 30th, 2021

It’s National Zookeeper Week! Zookeepers do a lot more than just hang out with the animals and keep them company. They take care of them and feed them, too. And some animals can really pile on the food! Read on to see how quickly the pounds of food add up when it’s dinnertime at the zoo – and see how much work zookeepers really have to do.

Can That Cow Jump over the Moon?
July 29th, 2021

When you think about the nursery rhyme “Hey Diddle Diddle,” a cow seems like an odd choice to jump over the moon, since kangaroos, hares, and other animals can jump a lot higher. Read on to reach new heights with the jumping nursery rhyme math!

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