Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

By Zachary Wright     Bengal tigers are an endangered species due to the effects of poaching and deforestation. They can be found in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Bengal tigers are apex predators, which means they’re at the top of the food chain, but humans...

How Did the Panther Cross the Road?

By YUUKI REAL, age 13 Roadkill is especially devastating for endangered species, since even a few deaths can push them toward extinction. PHOTO: Adam Fagan Roadkill claims lives of an estimated one million wild animals every day in the United States, according to the...

Getting Wild with. . . the Giraffe!

PHOTO: Flickr/Adam Foster The world’s tallest mammal, the giraffe, is hard to miss as it roams the grasslands of the African savanna. These beautiful, spotted herbivores (plant-eating animals) travel in small groups, frequently stopping to munch on leaves high up in...

NYC Wildlife

By ABBY GROSS New York City has not one, but five zoos and an aquarium. There’s a home for native and exotic animals in each of the city’s five boroughs. Each issue, Indykids will explore one zoo. The Staten Island Zoo History: This urban zoo was built in 1936 as part...

Movie Review: Hoot

By MOSES LEVICH Hoot is a fun new movie about three kids who are trying to save a colony of burrowing owls from being bulldozed by developers. It is based on the book by Carl Hiaasen, which is one of my favorite books. The movie is only moderately faithful to the...