Acrophobia is the fear of heights. Most people are afraid of heights to some degree, especially when there is nothing to stop them from falling, like the cliff edge in the picture.
Airedale terriers are originally from Yorkshire in England, and are one of the largest terriers. They have a very wirey coat and shed very little, especially if they are kept well groomed. Airedales were originally bred to hunt otters, but today are used as a police dog or as a pet. They are strong-willed, stubborn, and can be difficult to train.
Albania is a country in southern Europe. The capital of Albania is Tirana. People in Albania speak Albanian.
Algeria is a country in north west Africa. The capital of Algeria is Algiers. People in Algeria speak Arabic.
Arachnophobia is a fear of spiders and other arachnids, like scorpions. Someone who is arachnophobic may get a panic attack simply from being somewhere they think there are spiders, like when they see cobwebs.
Armenia is a country located where Asia joins Europe. The capital of Armenia is Yerevan. People in Armenia speak Armenian.
Australia is both a continent and a country in the southern hemisphere. The capital of Australia is Canberra. People in Australia speak English.
Austria is a country in central Europe. The capital of Austria is Vienna. People in Austria speak German.
Bacteria are organisms that have only one cell. In contrast, humans are made up of millions of cells. Bacteria are so small they cannot be seen, but if enough of them are in the same place you will be able to see them. Most bacteria are harmless or even beneficial, but some can cause food poisoning, infection and disease.
Scientific name: family: proteaceae, genus: banksia
Banksias are a large group of Australian flowers that grow in the more temperate regions of Australia. They range from small shrubs to large trees. Their most distinctive feature is their flower spikes, which are generally quite large and make an excellent cut flower. Many types of birds eat the nectar from banksia flowers.