Fancy Chickens are chickens, but they have been bred to have fancy feathers.


This is where we get our milk and hamburgers from.
Tortoises are reptiles.  Tortoises are related to turtles.
Geese are birds.  They are similar to ducks.
Skinks are a type of lizard.  They look like a cross between a common lizard and snake.  Skinks range in size from a few inches to more than a foot in length.

Skink scales are shiny and they look slimy, but they are not.
Lizards are reptiles.  Like other reptiles lizards are cold-blooded.  Being cold blooded, lizards are unable to regulate their body temperature.  To warm up they sit in the sun's light.
The kookaburra is a noisy bird that makes loud clucking sounds at dawn and dusk.  It's from Australia.

Kookaburras are kingfishers and they hunt snakes and mice.
Parrots use their beaks and feet for grasping, climbing and eating.  Parrots live in trees.  The parrot family includes parakeets, cockatoos, lories, lovebirds and macaws.  They range in size from 3 inches to 3 feet.

The smallest parrot is the pygmy parrot.  The largest is the hyacinth macaw.
The Hawk-headed Parrot is red, blue and green.  When it raises the feathers on it's neck it looks like a hawk.  Hawk-headed Parrots are very noisy.  Males and females look the same.

This parrot comes from the forests in the Amazon Basin in South America.  They eat fruits and vegetation.

Like many other animals deforestation is causing their population to decline.
This boxfish has a square jaw and edgy brow.  This fish was discovered in October 2007 by scientists exploring Southeast Asia's Celebes Sea between Malaysia and the Philippines.