Math Gone Wild!

Ponder the Condor
March 25th, 2022

There’s a big bird on TV, but as tall and yellow as that one is, it’s got nothing on the California condor. This bird has a massive 10-foot wingspan and can fly faster than 50 MPH, reaching heights of 15,000 feet! A condor can travel 160 miles in a single day looking for food. They […]

March 15th, 2022

How long do you think it would take you to eat 25 pounds of food? 40 pounds? Well, for a panda, it pretty much takes all day. These iconic bears spend up to 16 hours every day eating bamboo. Since pandas weigh 250 pounds, that means they’re eating more than 10% of their own weight […]

4 Tons of Fun
March 5th, 2022

This nosy animal, called the southern elephant seal, is the world’s biggest type of seal. With a top weight of 8,000 pounds (or 4 tons!) they aren’t quite as heavy as an elephant. But male elephant seals do have an extra-long extra-silly nose, sort of like an elephant’s trunk. So maybe it’s not surprising that […]