In the December/January 2017 Issue 50 Wild FactsBy Celebrate Ranger Rick’s birthday with one amazing animal fact for each year the magazine’s been around! “50 Wild Facts” originally appeared in the December/January 2017 issue of Ranger Rick magazine. Animal Stories Collections More Animal Stories Animal Stories Get Ready for Rhinos October 18, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Get Ready for Rhinos They’re huge, horned, and dangerous. Even so, rhinoceroses need all the protection they can get. … Animal Stories Animals That Vote October 17, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Animals That Vote Believe it or not, some animals hold “elections” in the wild! … Animal Stories Spirals October 17, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Spirals Spirals are just about everywhere in nature. Look around—and around and around. You may find some! … Animal Stories Backyard Wildlife: Box Turtle October 13, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Reptiles Comments Off on Backyard Wildlife: Box Turtle This turtle comes wrapped in its very own box! … Animal Stories 8 Great Gecko Surprises September 16, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories Comments Off on 8 Great Gecko Surprises These lizards can stick to ceilings, make loud noises, and even lick their own eyeballs! Geckos are amazing! … Animal Stories Boo at the Zoo September 13, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Boo at the Zoo At many zoos around the world, pumpkins entertain all kinds of hungry, bored, or just-plain-curious creatures. Take a look! … Animal Stories Wolverines September 10, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Wolverines These cold-climate creatures are true survivors. But a warming planet may put them at risk. … Animal Stories Scared? Don’t Be! September 3, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Scared? Don’t Be! Certain animals may give you a creepy feeling. But once you get to know them, you might decide some are downright lovable! … Animal Stories Owl Patrol August 14, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Birds Comments Off on Owl Patrol People in this community have owls for neighbors. And they love keeping watch over their feathered friends. … Animal Stories Skin August 13, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Collections Comments Off on Skin Slimy or scaly, smooth or rough, soft or tough…skin is sensational! … Animal Stories Anemones August 11, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Fish Comments Off on Anemones Sea anemones may look like strange plants, but they’re really animals—cousins of corals and jellyfish. Take an up-close look at these beauties … Animal Stories Growing Up Elk August 10, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Growing Up Elk Hello! I’m Elvin Elk—and I’m growing up fast in my beautiful mountain home. Come meet my family and find out about life in an elk herd. … Animal Stories Grasshoppers July 16, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Creepy Crawlies Comments Off on Grasshoppers A grasshopper is usually just what it says it is. Many species live in grass. And most are great hoppers. Want to learn more? Hop aboard! … Animal Stories Flying Foxes July 15, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Mammals Comments Off on Flying Foxes On summer nights above the city of Melbourne, Australia, thousands of flying foxes take to the skies. Foxes that fly? Have we gone batty? … Animal Stories 10 Reasons to Wish You Were a Fish July 12, 2020 Thuy Senser Animal Stories, Fish Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Wish You Were a Fish Being a kid is fine, but have you ever wished you could be something else? Here’s what life would be like if there were something fishy about you! … AmphibiansBirdsCollectionsCreepy CrawliesFishMammalsPrehistoricReptiles This page is available to subscribers. Click here to sign in or get access.