Planet Earth consists of millions of wildlife species – some of them are visible to us on a daily basis while others live in wild forests or other humanly uninhabitable places. But despite this, each animal has its own biology and possess some unique characteristics which differentiates them from rest of the animal kingdom - be it the long neck of Giraffe, black and white stripes of zebra, huge physical structures of humpback whales, musical notes of a cuckoo bird or the ability to soar high in the sky of an eagle.
Animal Gyan is an original podcast series by Chimes Radio – India’s 1st Audio Platform for Kids - where we talk about different animals and their unique features to introduce the wonders of nature to our young listeners. While scientifically animals are divided into 5 different phylum (Invertebrates, Vertebrates, Arthropods, Mollusks and Echinoderms), for the sake of simplicity, we have used a much simpler categorization of Land (terrestrial), Water (aquatic) and Air (aerial) animals. This book of knowledge in audio format provides children with an overview of some of the most popular animals from each of these categories while also delving into some amazing facts about them which probably you may not be aware of before. So let’s hop into these 2-minutes short audio animal encyclopedias to know more about the members of our animal kingdom!
A water animal or aquatic animal are those that lives in water. Listed below are some popular water animals that you ought to know about along with some of their fascinating characteristics.
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Seals are semi-aquatic mammals that often reminds people of flip-flops. These carnivore species are considered to be very intelligent but with weak memory. They spend most of their time in the water and can be often seen in aquatic amusement parks. Let us learn about the largest and smallest species of seals.
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Learn all about the Dolphins - how they interact with each other, how do they call each other and how many stomachs do dolphins have?
Lobsters are one of the only very few species on our planet that keep on growing their entire life. Do you know labsters can swim backwards and which of their body parts help them do that? Let's find some similar interesting facst about these amazing animals.
Their names are quite dubious as these are neither jellies and nor are they fishes. Do you know these animals neither have eyes, bones, brains or heart. Let's find some more amazing facts about jellyfishes in this kids podcast.
Ducks have a specific way of floating in the water. Belonging to the family of goose and swans, they are quite popular with kids because of the numerous kids characters based on them. Do you know why ducks are able to fly (not very high though) even after being in water for hours? Let's find out such other amazing animal facts in this kids' podcast.
Seahorses are named after horses because of their shape but they are actually a species of fishes. A specific species of Seahorse also have a world record to their name and they are also capable of changing their body colors like chameleons. Do you know how many time do they eat food in a day?