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Welcome to our Discover section! This is where you can discover some of the coolest facts for kids from around our planet. From animals and geography to science, nature and history, there are so many amazing facts for kids just waiting to be discovered by young explorers like you!

Uncover curious creatures from both land and sea, ancient mysteries and civilisations, incredible destinations and natural wonders – prepare to be wowed by our wonderful world.

Ready to explore, gang? Start your voyage of discovery by clicking around below. Beware! You’re about to unearth some pretty awesome stuff. Who knows what you might discover…

EXPLORE YOUR WORLD

General Animals

10 brilliant bat facts!

Discover these fantastic flying mammals…
General Animals

10 great gorilla facts!

Discover these incredible, gentle giants of the forest…
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Nature

What is COP26?

Learn more about this super important climate event…
  • QUIZ

    Which big cat is recognisable thanks to its rosette markings?
General Animals

Rhino facts!

These animals are big, bulky and absolutely brilliant!
General History

Amazing Paralympic athletes!

These sporting superstars are at the top of their game…

Did you know?

Most people spend about five years of their lives eating.

General Geography

What is
palm oil?

Learn about this common ingredient and why it can spell bad news for wildlife…
Greece

10 facts about the Olympics!

Learn all about this extraordinary international sporting event!
Birds

Bird lover builds 27,500 swift nest boxes!

Check out this awesome achievement…
Insects

Stag beetle facts!

Discover the secrets of Britain’s largest beetle…
General History

The life of Alan Turing

Find out about this extraordinary mathematician…
Egypt

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…
Physical Geography

Structure of the Earth!

Join us on our journey to the centre of the Earth!
General Geography

What is climate change?

We investigate…
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
General History

10 facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
Insects

10 facts about honey bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General Animals

10 terrific tiger facts!

Check out these seriously-fierce feline facts!
General History

World War 1 facts

Nat Geo Kids travels back in time to find out more about a conflict that rocked the world…
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
General Animals

10 lion facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
General Animals

10 top cheetah facts!

Join us in a thrilling chase with the fastest land mammal on Earth…
Physical Geography

15 fantastic rainforest facts!

Join us on a tropical trip…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…
Romans

10 facts about the Colosseum!

Learn all about the Colosseum of Ancient Rome!
Sea Life

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!

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