Links to live cameras in zoos, aquariums and animal shelters feature ant
farms, penguins, bats, sharks and more.
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.
This child-friendly site offers interactive information on careers, animal
care, and general information about animals.
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 kids.
Children’s Butterfly Site
A delightful site: pictures to color, facts to learn. Includes bibliographies
of books and videos on butterflies.
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.
From 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
Comprehensive site about the world of insects ranges from identification to
KCarroll’s Horse Country
The ultimate site for equestrians and other horse lovers: the horse in
history, the horse in art, breeding, racing, and horse shows.
Kids Go Wild
Learn about all aspects of animals and wildlife conservation through this site
sponsored by The Wildlife Conservation Society.
National 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
If you are interested in the details of birds in the eastern United States,
this is the site for you.
Tips for taking care of your pet from the American Animal Hospital
Association. Lets you find the pet hospital nearest to where you live.
The 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.
Sea World/Busch Gardens Animal
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, teacher’s guides, quizzes, activities . . . even
check out live animal cams!
World’s 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
Zoos and Aquariums
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
The Lincoln Park Zoo Web site strives to build understanding and respect for
wildlife and natural lands across the world. Information on more than 1,000
animals in their zoo as well as great animal photos.
Monterey Bay (Calif.) Aquarium Online
The “E-Quarium” site gives you a look at how one of the newest and most
elaborate aquariums in the country works, learn about the effects of El Niño,
and see how the sea otter population is being preserved.
National Aquarium in Baltimore
Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, this aquarium’s site has a current
exhibit on ghosts of the water (jellyfish) as well as trivia quizzes on frogs.
National Zoo, Washington, D.C.
Opportunities to play puzzle games, encounter new births in the zoo, and read
about the language learning of orangutans. Permits following, through
satellite tracking, the movements of trans-located elephants in peninsular
Malaysia to save crop damage. Requires plug-ins.
Official Keiko Home
Page, Newport, Ore
Visit Keiko, an orca whale, at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. This project takes
cam shots of Keiko and offers information on re-introducing Keiko to the wild.
Keiko was the star of Free Willy. Requires plugins.
Oregon Zoo, Portland
In the “No Adults Allowed!” section you will find outline information on all
of the animals in this zoo collection with terrific pictures you can use for a
report. Emphasis on saving endangered species.
San Diego (Calif.) Zoo
You can play “Gulp!” at different levels or do a puzzle in “Baby Talk.” This
Zoo cares for 3,800 animals (800 different species) and creates outstanding
natural habitats for its animals.