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What’s going on in this picture? Does this bird have more than two legs?
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The extra legs are actually baby birds! This father bird--a jacana bird--lets them rest in his feathers, and hides them from danger.
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Lots of animal parents carry their babies around-- check out this opossum!
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This giraffe is learning to walk! Human babies first walk when they’re about 12 months old. How old do you think this giraffe is?
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This giraffe was born just hours before this video was taken. Some animals, like these, can walk the same day they’re born!
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Some animals look very different when they’re born, compared to when they grow up. Can you tell what animals these are?
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These brown birds are young penguins! They don’t grow black and white feathers like their parents until they are 6-7 months old.
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This is a baby ladybug! Beetles start out as larvae and transform into adults with wings -- just like caterpillars turn into butterflies!
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This is a newborn baby panda! Look how small it is! It can’t even open its eyes yet.
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Are these real pandas? What do you think is going on here?
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The big pandas are scientists in costumes, but the baby panda is real! Why would scientists dress up when helping wild animals?
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Scientists want this baby to know what pandas look like. They want it to grow up and live with other pandas, not people.
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Here’s another example. This scientist uses a puppet that looks like an adult bird -- a crane -- to teach the baby how to eat.
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This might look scary, but these babies are perfectly safe! Why do you think this mother crocodile is doing this?
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Some animals carry their babies on their back. This crocodile is just carrying its babies in its mouth! She’s helping them find water.
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