Animal Diversity Web. A collection of pictures and information about animals.
Accounts of individual species include information on distributions, natural history, conservation, and economic importance, along with pictures and sounds if available. There are even short movies.
Resource Area. Maintained by the Bat Conservation Society, this site
includes bat facts, photos, pictures, and fascinating bat trivia, such
as how to exclude bats from buildings.
Den. A comprehensive understanding of all members of the Ursidae
(bear) family; allowing visitors to share in a visual and written celebration
of the wonder we experience in the presence of bears. All you might want
to know about bears. (Also note the Cub Den, which includes bear facts
and bear book lists for kids.)
The Beekeepers Home Page. Beekeeping, honey, and honeybees are
described in pictures and words. Designed for both children and adults.
Includes links to hundreds of bee sites on the Web, some especially for
Butterfly Site. A delightful site: pictures to color, facts to learn.
Includes bibliographies of books and videos on butterflies.
Pond. The games and activities involving Freddo, an Australian icon,
have been designed to provide discussion signposts on environmental and
safety issues. It helps parents discuss these issues with their children,
with the endorsement of Freddo Frog, a family friend.
A to Z. Birds, mammals, marsupials, and reptiles form the list that
leads to detailed photos and information. Part of the Oakland (Calif.)
Zoo at Knowland Park.
Horse Country. The ultimate site for equestrians and other horse lovers:
the horse in history, the horse in art, breeding, racing, and horse shows.
Wildlife Federation.. The Kids Page features articles in English and
Spanish from Ranger Rick, the environmental magazine for children;
a homework help section; and briefings on issues such as the wetlands,
endangered animals, water quality and more. Search the site for the information
you need. You can even take action by sending an e-mail message to your
elected representatives on a wildlife topic.
Hatch. If you are interested in the details of birds in the eastern
United States, this is the site for you.
Care Tips. Tips for taking care of your pet from the American Animal
Hospital Association. Lets you find the pet hospital nearest to where
Salmon Page. If you need information on salmon, start at this site.
Riverdale School (Portland, Ore.) children assembled lots of outstanding
information and links on salmon including their own illustrations and
creation myths as well as pictures of dissections.
World/Busch Gardens Animal Information Database. Designed especially
for students and teachers, the Sea World/Busch Gardens Animal Information
Database brings the world of wildlife to classrooms! Download cool animal
facts, teachers guides, quizzes, activities . . . even check out
live animal cams!
on the Loose. Beginning with a newspaper account of a disappearing
tiger, this is interactive game that teaches a great deal about tigers.
Connects to the searchable tiger information center.
Frog Dissection Kit. A site where no amphibians are sacrificed for
science, with instructions in many languages.
Songs. Want to know a particular cetaceans size, shape, or color?
Where cetaceans live? What cetaceans eat? Select a cetacean from this
site for specific natural histories and information.
Wonderful World of Insects. Well-organized site to investigate insects
of all kinds.
at the Yuckiest Site on the Internet. Includes informative interviews
with Eddie Earthworm, Larry Leech, Tommi Tapeworm, Paulette Planaria,
and Bearded Bobby.
Yuckiest Site on the Internet. If you like cockroaches, visit it!
Ask Wendell any yucky question in science.
Dinosauria. What do we know about dinosaurs? How did they live? How
did they die? How do they live on today? Includes a section on myths and
contains links to numerous other dino-sites.
Dinosaur Hall of the National Museum of Natural History. Photographs
from Smithsonian Exhibits: The Dinosaur Hall, National Museum of Natural
First Dinosaur Skeleton: Hadrosaurus Foulkii. A site about the first
dinosaur fossil found in the United States. Foulke had discovered the
first nearly complete skeleton of a dinosaur, an event that would rock
the scientific world and forever change our view of natural history.