Monthly Archives: June 2008

Creature feature: Wolf

Wolves have always played the villain in fairytale stories like in Little Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs We have known wolves to be ferocious animals. Why is that so?

Wolf, or gray wolf or timber wolf, is the largest wild mammal of the order Carnivora. It is an ice age survivor, which lived from the Late Pleistocene some 300,000 years ago. It stands 26-36 inches tall and weighs between 20 to 68 kilograms. Studies on its DNA showed that gray wolves have the same ancestry with domestic dogs.

We’ve seen wolves (in television) in the forest and in the icy places. That is because wolves are adaptive creatures which can adapt immediately different temperatures.

Typhoons

By Tita Dulce Festin-Baybay
That’s Right
That’s Right, Kidsters! When typhoons with heavy rains and strong winds come, what do you do?  Of course there are no classes, so it is best you stay at home and be prepared.

When electricity is cut due to strong winds, try not to open your refrigerators often as you should try to save as much of the coolness inside. You do not know how long the brownout will last. Continue reading