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Cool Facts About Animals

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This is a podcast by and for kids giving you the coolest facts about the coolest animals. We research our episodes carefully, distilling the information into manageable segments, focusing on the things that really make these animals unusual. Thanks for listening!


Starfish aka Sea Star

Grady, Clara, Teddy and mom Ali sit down to talk about the starfish (or is it a sea star?).  You'll learn that this festive-shaped star can come with many, many more arms than you'd imagine, what important things it's lacking, the strange place its eyes are located, and about its amazing superpower.

Here’s a picture of that heron and eel:

Here’s a picture of a crown of thorns sea star:

Here's some pictures of a sea star growing its body from an arm - 

Here’s a link to our YouTube channel – stay tuned for our activity video in collaboration with At Your Level!

If you can answer our Creature Quiz, Riddle or want to take our Kid Power challenge, send us a message at or tweet us at @coolanimalspod

Thanks again to Miles and Anna for being our Patreon sponsors. You can sponsor us here: 

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