Reading for pleasure
Which dad has babies?
Normally, mother animals have the babies or eggs.
But seahorses are different.
The father has the babies inside him.
Hundreds of baby seahorses come out of a hole in his body.
Seahorses are fish, but their heads look like horses’.
Why do rabbits have big ears?
Rabbits have very big ears.
They can hear very well.
They can hear dangerous animals coming and then they run away.
The big ears also keep their body cool.
Why do birds have feathers?
Birds have feathers to keep them warm and dry.
Feathers can keep off the rain.
Feathers are very light and they help birds fly.
How long do turtles live?
Turtles can live for a very long time.
Some are more than two hundred years old.
Are spiders insects?
Spiders are not insects.
Insects have got six legs and spiders have got eight.