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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

Female wildlife rangers!

Meet the extraordinary women changing the face of conservation…
Nature

How to save the planet: a kids’ guide!

Check out our top tips for becoming an eco-hero…
General Animals

10 wacky walrus facts!

Discover these massive marine mammals of the Arctic…
  • QUIZ

    Which of these countries is not an island?
Nature

The Frog Life Cycle!

See how this amazing animal grows from tadpole to frog…
General History

International Women’s Day

Check out our round-up of inspiring female figures from history…

Did you know?

The golf-ball sized blue-ringed octopus has enough poison to kill 26 humans in a matter of minutes.

More about Animals
General Animals

10 facts about wombats!

Check out these cute, clever creatures…
General Geography

Shrove Tuesday facts

Learn all about this worldwide religious festival…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

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

Tim Peake interview!

We caught up with awesome astronaut, Tim Peake, about life in space…
General History

British Empire facts!

Discover the full story behind this important piece of world history…
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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