Magazine sneak peek

In this Special Trickster Issue of National Geographic Kids, check out animal pranks, fake cakes, and more. Next, discover five ways ostriches aren’t your basic bird. You'll also learn secrets about the confidential car made for the U.S. president. And if you think all plants are just gentle growers, you’ll be shocked by these sneaky sprouts that eat bugs, send secret messages, and more.

Other stories in this month's issue:

•  Amazing Animals: Meet a costumed kitty and an anteater that took a superhigh snooze.
•  Weird But True: Check out fun facts you can share with your friends.
•  Guinness World Records: Read about a giant tower of glass, a cat with a humongous whisker, and a human spoon rest.
• Special Earth Day Fun Stuff: Get eco-friendly tips to help save the Earth, green games, and the results of our latest Whatcha Think? poll.

Get these stories and more in the April issue, on sale March 9.
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