Kids News - Current Events

Pre-Historic Sea Scorpions Larger Than Humans

It is a good thing we weren't around 400 million years ago. If we had, we would probably have been afraid of being squashed by bugs, rather than the other way around.

Belgium's New Detectives

Sacha Van Loo, a detective with Belgium's police force, is fluent in seven languages, knows a number of more dialects (same language spoken in a different way) in his head and has an acute (sharp) sense of hearing. In fact he is everything an awesome detective should be and more - He is also blind.

The Modern Day Titanic

Just like the Titanic, a Canadian cruise ship hit submerged (hidden) ice in the frozen waters near Antarctica and started to sink on Friday November 23rd. However, this story has a much happier ending.

Elephant Orphanage In Kenya, Africa

Built over 30 years ago, by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, this orphanage takes care of baby elephants, whose mothers have either abandoned them or have been killed by poachers.

Shrek Goes Abroad

Our green ogre has become even more famous and will now be remembered forever.  Madame Tussauds, England's famous celebrity wax museum, recently unveiled their latest wax figure; a seven-foot, huggable sculpture of our lovable monster, Shrek.

Smart Babies!

Next time you snatch a toy from your baby brother's or sister's hand be careful.  They can tell the difference between good and mean!

Lost Minke Whale Meets A Sad End

An 18-ft minke whale which, was spotted almost 1,000 miles from the Atlantic Ocean deep inside the Amazon Forest last week, was found dead on Tuesday.

It's The Season . . .

It is that time of the year again, time to be happy, sing and perform.  In this fun video watch three elephants get into the spirit as they perform "Jingle Bells".