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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…

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Prehistoric Animals

10 terrifying T. Rex facts!

Get the lowdown on this famous deadly dinosaur…
General History

Guy of Warwick!

Discover the tale of Warwick’s legendary hero…
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General Animals

10 unforgettable elephant facts!

Discover our fave facts about these gentle giants…
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    What is the largest species of bird?
Insects

25 cool things about bugs!

Scared of creepy crawlies? Let’s see if we can change your mind…
General Animals

Scientists still stumped by zebra stripes

What is the meaning of those stripy coats?

Did you know?

If you could touch your brain it would feel like toothpaste.

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General History

The life of Nelson Mandela

Discover the world-famous human rights activist who became South Africa’s first black president…
General History

15 top William Shakespeare facts!

Learn all about William Shakespeare, the world-famous playwright and poet…
Prehistoric Animals

Meet Some Deadly Dinos!

Join us as we get up-close with some prehistoric beasts!
Prehistoric Animals

‘Rainbow dinosaur’ fossil discovered!

Check out this colourful, feathered fossil…
Prehistoric Animals

Dakotaraptor: Scientists unearth giant winged raptor!

Could the huge predator really have challenged the T. rex?
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!
Countries

30 cool facts about China!

Join us on a voyage to the Orient…
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!
General Animals

10 Lion Facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

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

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
Physical Geography

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
Insects

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
General History

World War 1 facts

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

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
General Geography

Ocean facts!

Take a deep breath and join us as we dive to the depths of the sea…
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
Egypt

How to Make a Mummy!

Discover how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies!
Physical Geography

Tsunami facts: check out the mighty wave!

Learn all about these mammoth forces of nature!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…

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