Posts by Ginjer.Clarke

Baby Otter Learns to Swim

Posted on Jul 12, 2010 | 2 comments

As I explain in my Baby Otter book, young river otters are sometimes unsure about getting in the water, because they don’t know yet that they will be good swimmers.  The mother otter helps them out, but she sometimes has to give them a firm but gentle push.  Check it...

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A Trip to the Zoo

Posted on Jun 1, 2010 | 1 comment

I went to visit some of my favorite animals at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. last week, and I wanted to share some of my pictures with you. See how many of these animals you can find in my books, and tell me about your favorite animals! American alligator Cheetah Asian elephant Flamingo Basilisk Land iguana Meerkats Naked Mole Rat Giant...

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See Fainting Goats Faint

Posted on Apr 23, 2010 | 0 comments

I also got a request from someone asking to see fainting goats, which are included in my book FAKE OUT! Animals That Play Tricks. Here’s a video that shows you just how silly they are.

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See Lipizzaner stallions dance!

Posted on Apr 23, 2010 | 0 comments

A student recently asked me during a school visit where she could see Lipizzaner stallions (which are featured in my book FAR OUT! Animals That Do Amazing Things) dance. These beautiful horses tour around the world, but you can watch this video to get an idea of the tricks they can do. Lipizzan stallions...

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Video of a Kangaroo Joey in a Pouch

Posted on Mar 11, 2010 | 0 comments

Here is a video of a young kangaroo joey coming out to check out the world and then quickly jumping back in.  It’s amazing to see how much kangaroo can fit into what looks like a pretty small pouch. There will be lots more interesting updates on marsupials, as that’s the next book I’m working on now: Pouch Babies and Their Marsupial...

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