Some interesting facts
동물에 관한 흥미로운 사실 몇 가지
이 자료는 초등학교 2학년 학생들에게 읽어주기 위해 만들었습니다.
Housefly : 집파리
Musical abilities: 음악적 능력
To hum : 소리를 낸다
Key of F : ‘파’ 음
Houseflies live 14 days.
They have musical abilities.
They always hum in the key of F.
Run faster : 더 빨리 달린다
Male ostrich : 수컷 타조
Roar : 으르렁거리다.
Ostriches can run faster than horses.
The male ostriches can roar like lions.
Mammal : 포유류
To fly : 날다
Bats are the only mammals that can
To lift: 들어올리다
Hop: 깡충 뛰다
Kangaroos use their tails for balance.
If you lift a kangaroo’s tail, it can’t hop.
On average: 평균적으로
Per square meter : 1평방미터당
In green areas : 녹지
Think twice : 두 번 생각하세요.
On average, there are about 12
spiders per square meter in green area
s. Think twice before going outside—
unless you’re this guy.
Fur : 털
Stripe : 줄무늬
Skin : 피부
Same strips : 똑같은 줄무늬
Tigers have strips on their fur.
They also have strips on their skin.
No two tigers have the same stripes.
Useful tip : 유용한 팁
To escape a jaw: 턱을 피하려면
Push your thumb: 엄지로 눌러라
Eyeball : 눈알
Here’s a tip that might be useful.
To escape a crocodile’s jaw, push
your thumb into its eyeball —it will let
you go instantly.
Jump : 점프하다
Equivalent : 동일한
Fleas can jump up to 200 times their
height. This is equivalent to a man
jumping the Empire State Building in
To smell : 냄새맡다
Elephants can smell water up to
5 kilometers away.
Teeth : 치아
Never stop growing: 자라기를 멈추지 않는다.
Gnaw : 갉다
Otherwise: 그러지 않으면
Beavers’ teeth never stop growing.
They must constantly gnaw on objects
— otherwise, their teeth would
eventually grow into their brain.
One million ants: 백만마리의 개미
For every human: 한 사람 당
They never sleep: 그들은 전혀 잠자지 않는다.
Lung: 폐, 허파
Beware an ant uprising! There are
one million ants for every human in
the world. They also never sleep and d
o not have lungs.
To change gender: 성별을 바꾸다
Oysters can change gender depending
on which is best for mating.
Two compound eyes:
Thousands of lenses: 수천개의 렌즈
Butterflies have two compound eyes
consisting of thousands of lenses.
Yet, they can only see the colors red,
green and yellow.
To peck : 쪼다
Per second: 1초마다
A woodpecker can peck on wood 20 ti
mes per second. Their average total pe
cks are 8,000 to 12,000 a day.
Largest species: 가장 큰 종
Skeleton: 골격, 뼈대
Cartilage: 연골 (귀, 코 안에 있는)
Sharks, one of the largest species of
fishes, don’t have bones in their bodie
s. Their skeleton is made of cartilage.
Are located on its tongue: 혀에 위치하다
Up to 3 years : 3년 까지
Without any break : 한 번도 쉬지 않고
Garden Snail have about 14,175 teeth
that are located on its tongue.
Also snails can sleep up to 3 years
without any break.
Existed on earth : 지구상에 존재했다.
400 million years ago: 4억 년 전에
100 feet: 100개의 다리
Over 300 legs: 300개가 넘는 다리
Centipedes existed on earth about 400
million years ago. Although centipede
means 100 feet, some of them have
over 300 legs.
Hyrax : 바위너구리
Rabbit liked animal: 토끼같이 생긴 동물
The nearest relative: 가장 가까운 친척
A Hyrax is a small rabbit liked animal.
But this animal is known as the cousin
of elephant. Yes, guys, it’s true, this
animal is the nearest relative of an ele