Girl power: bending the gender rules

Girl power: bending the gender rules

There’s a new rule at the Shaolin Epo Wushu College: girls are allowed to attend as well. But this isn’t just any school: not only do they have to pass their exams with flying colors, they also have to follow a very strict Kung Fu training schedule. The school gives children a chance to learn…

Girl power: bending the gender rules was originally published on Developing Explorers

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Elephant Rescued After Being Swept to Sea

Elephant Rescued After Being Swept to Sea

Did you know that elephants enjoy swimming? Despite being large, they are buoyant in the water and swim fully submerged. They use their trunks as a snorkel as they wade around. Elephants are considered the best swimmers of any land mammal- perhaps excluding trained human swimmers. But the other day an elephant got swept out…

Elephant Rescued After Being Swept to Sea was originally published on Developing Explorers