Funky Finds

The Indiana Jones Monkey Head

Does this look like a real monkey head to you? Probably not! But part of the magic of Hollywood is that with careful camera work and lighting, props (real or fake things used by actors) can be made to look real when you see them in a scene on a movie or television screen.

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The Pangolin

Have you ever heard of a pangolin? It's a cool creature that is sometimes called a “scaly anteater.”

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The Minnie Mouse Mask

Walt Disney created Mickey Mouse in 1928. But Mickey couldn't be alone! Soon, Disney developed "love-interests" for Mickey, including Minnie Mouse.

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The Geography Cone

When you think of a deadly predator it’s natural to think of swift animals with sharp fangs and claws—but have you ever thought of a snail? The geography cone is a marine mollusk, or sea snail, that is a voracious predator.

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The Porcupinefish

This strange looking creature is a porcupinefish. It gets its name from the many sharp barbs that cover its body.

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