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Is an Orca a Whale or a Dolphin?

Ever wonder, is an orca a whale or a dolphin? Regardless of being called killer whales, orcas are members family Delphinidae and are more closely related to dolphins than whales. They’re the sole species in this category, but their nearest family members are dolphin species from around South East Asia & Australia like the Irrawaddy …

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Is a Seahorse a Fish?

Do you know how seahorse gets its name? Well, despite being a fish, seahorse belongs to the genus Hippocampus. which comes from an Ancient Greek term, “hippokampos”. Hippo refers to a horse, and kampos refer to a sea monster. So that’s a quick breakdown of the name “seahorse”, but is a seahorse a fish? In …

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Is a Butterfly an Insect?

The butterfly is considered a dominant symbol of life and the soul. In Christianity, it is seen as a sign of resurrection. Other people consider it as representing change, endurance, life, and hope. It also symbolizes weddings, celebrations, our lives, and its journey. But what exactly is a butterfly… is a butterfly an insect? This …

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What Are Koala Bears?

Koala’s are among the most iconic cuddly stuffed animals there are… along with maybe pandas regular old teddy bears. If you’ve ever been curious about this adorable animal then keep reading and we’ll answer: What are koala bears aside from an animal that eats eucalyptus leaves and hangs out in a tree all day? What …

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