General Animal Sites
General | Taxonomy
An online database of animal natural history, distribution,
classification, and conservation biology from the University of Michigan's
Museum of Zoology.
Animal Fact Sheets
From the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, a listing of Animal Fact sheets including mammals, birds, reptiles/amphibians and invertebrates.
Both fast facts and detailed information about animals, from
bony fishes to Clydesdale horses, from SeaWorld/Busch Gardens.
The Electronic Zoo: Animal
Links to websites on animals in 19 broad categories, from NetVet
and the Electronic Zoo, founded by Dr. Ken Boschert, a Veterinarian
at Washington University's Division of Comparative Medicine, located
in St. Louis, Missouri.
eNature Online Field Guides
Animals (and plants) searchable by species group. Photos, description,
breeding, sign, habitat, range and discussion of the world's animals,
searchable by species group. Links to additional information on each
animal species in specific regions. From eNature.com.
National Geographic Animals
Profiles of wild animals include facts and photos from National Geographic.
Lots of basic, fascinating facts about 246 animal species from
the Canadian Museum of Nature.
the Animal Mind
Are animals intelligent? Do animals have emotions? Are animals
conscious? Find out through text, video and audio clips from Nature
Over 60 fact sheets on wild animals from North America, South
America, Europe and Africa, from Kid's Planet and the Defenders of Wildlife.
Taxonomy (The Scientific Order of Animals)
Vertebrates and invertebrates by general and specific classification,
with links to additional information, from the Kidport Reference Library,
an Internet-based Educational Service.
of Living Things
An introduction to the principles of taxonomy with a focus on
human classification categories, from Dennis O'Neil, Ph.D., Palomar
College, San Marcos, California.
A guide to sources describing how animals are classified under
the Linnaean system of classification, information about these animals,
and how they are related to other animals, from the Internet Public
Taxonomy Web Sites
A gateway to many sites about the classification of animals
and plants from Instructional Materials in Science Education.
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April 21, 2011