Monday 19 June 2017


A baboon is a mammal. They are big and hairy. Some baboons are yellow, grey, silver, brown and black. A baboon is about 10-37 kg and about 70 cms tall. Baboons live in the grassland, rocky desert or the rainforest. A baboon is a medium to large sized species of old world monkeys that is founding a variety of different habitats throughout Africa and in different parts of Arabia. Also baboons are large and powerfully built monkey that spend most of their time on the ground.

By L’Qhuer

A Penguin

A penguin is a bird but a type of bird that cannot fly. Penguins are around about 1.5kgs. A penguin has black and white feathers . It can weigh between 3-6kgs.

Penguins live in very cold places like ice and ocean. A penguin eats lot’s of things like krill, fish, and squid. Their predators are leopards, seals and gulls. The adelie penguin is the most easily identified penguin species. A penguins lifespan is about 10-20 years.

By Milika


A flamingo can grow up to 100cms-150cms tall. They can weigh up to 2kgs-4kgs. A flamingo’s colour can pink, orange, white and even blue. They have lovely soft feathers. A flamingo eats algae.

The flamingos stay in flocks of up to around 200 other birds and feeds on fish in still rivers and lakes. There are six different species of flamingos around the world. A flamingo is actually sleeping when it is standing on one foot.

By Selesa

Sunday 18 June 2017

A Red Panda

A red panda is a part of the panda family. Red pandas are red, brown and white. Its size is between 60-120 cms and its weight can be between 3-6.2kgs. They are covered in fur. Red pandas have four legs and a fluffy tail with stripes. Red pandas live in high altitude places like mountains, forests and the himalayas. A red pandas predators are snow leopards and humans. They are a mammal and they are omnivores. Red pandas mostly eat bamboo but do also eat some fruit, roots, berries, eggs and small insects. Red pandas have an additional thumb that is used to grab bamboo.     

By Jaylevan


A cheetah is a mammal and it is part of the big cat family a cheetah can grow up to 115 cm and a cheetah can weigh between 40 kg and 60 kg. Their colour is yellow and tan, brown, black and a cheetah  has fur.  They eat rabbits and birds. They are found in Asia and Africa. Their enemies are leopards and hyenas.  A cheetahs lifespan is up to 20 years. A cheetahs habitat is in open grass land. Cheetahs are the fastest animal in the world and they can reach up to the top of speed around 113km per hour. 

By Ngatokorua