Words that start with K
List of things that start with the letter K.
Kevin the king of kangaroos kept koalas in Kentucky.
A knot is a way of fastening something long and thin like rope, string or yarn by tying or interweaving. You tie your shoelaces with a knot, and if you want to tie your dog to a pole by his lead so he can't run away, you use a knot for that too.
Koalas are a marsupial that lives in Australia. Marsupials are animals that keep their babies in pouches. Koalas live in eucalypt trees, and eat only eucalypt leaves. Koalas move very slowly and spend most of their time asleep. Koalas have two thumbs on each hand and foot. A baby koala is called a joey, the same as a baby kangaroo. When the joey has left its mother's pouch, it will ride on her back for another six months. The closest relative of the koala is the wombat.
Komodo dragons are the largest species of lizard. They are a type of monitor, like the goanna. Komodo dragons grow to 2-3 metres long and can weigh up to 70kg. They live only on a string of islands in Indonesia, including Komodo island. They mainly eat dead animals they find, but will also hunt and kill animals. Their bite is slightly venomous and can be extremely painful.