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Weird Science

Posted on Jan 3, 2010 | 0 comments

I love that scientists are always discovering new, weird animal behaviors and abilities. The octopus is one of my favorite animals, and recent research has uncovered some amazing things they can do. Check out this article and video from National Geographic: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/12/091214-octopus-carries-coconuts-coconut-carrying.html I’ll be sharing lots of animal news in my blog, as well as news about my new books as they come out and interesting experiences at school visits. Join me for some animal adventures!

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Owl Barf Balls

Posted on Dec 20, 2009 | 1 comment

Would you like to fool your friends and tell them you’re eating owl puke? Its easy and fun to make this recipe for yummy, pretend owl barf balls. Don’t worry they taste much better than they look! And always remember to get an adult to help you when you are cooking in the kitchen. Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter (half a stick) 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon cocoa 1/4 cup chunky peanut butter 1 1/2 cups oats (not instant oatmeal) 1/2 cup pretzel sticks (broken into small pieces to look like bones) (optional) 1/4 cup coconut flakes (for fur) (optional) Supplies: Large...

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