General Information
Animals A to Z
Wonderful information about many zoo animals from the Oakland Zoo.

Animal Planet
Includes Animal Guides and Animal cams. Also provides sound and video clips.

BBC Animals Page
A searchable site with an index, and some fun features like postcards and quizzes.

The Electronic Zoo
Select a species from the pick list, and then explore the links for your animal!
Wow! Includes information on over 4800 plants and animals of North America, with great features like Ask an Expert, Bird Audio, and Habitat Guides. Excellent for grades 4 and up.

Kidsclick Animal Sites
A great directory of animal sites just for kids.

The National Marine Mammal Laboratory's Education Site
A great site with information on dolphins, whales, manatees, and more.

Zoobooks, the World's First Zoo
A virtual zoo, broken into types of animals.

Specific Animal Sites

Age of Dinosaurs
From the BBC, great info on prehistoric life.

All About Birds

All About Turtles
From the Gulf of Maine Aquarium, information and fun activities about turtles.

Desert Animals
From Desert USA, information on all types of desert animals.

Elephants of Cameroon
Details a project to save the African elephant, with an option to adopt an elephant.

Farm Animals
Photographs of all different farm animals.

Farms Animals Around the World
Great pictures and information from Enchanted Learning.

International Wolf Center: Facts for Kids
Quick facts on wolves.

What is a Whale?
A brightly colored site from Enchanted Learning that answers the commonly asked questions about the species.

Endangered Species
Animal Info
A searchable index for the rarest species.

Bagheera: A Website for Endangered Species
Great animal images and graphics, along with endangered species info.

Defenders of Wildlife
This organization is dedicated to the protection of native wild animals and plants. They advocate new approaches to wildlife conservation that will keep species from becoming endangered.

Especies Fact Lists
Discusses what the Endangered Species Act is, and list endangered species by continent, with links to information.

EE Link Endangered Species
Species lists, laws, organizations, and much more -- excellent!

This site by the American Museum of Natural History lets you take an expedition through the world of endangered species.

Endangered Species Project North America
Photographs of endangered species.

National Wildlife Federation
Contains links to the U.S. Endangered Species Act, habitat conservation plans, and fact sheets on animal life cycles and migration patterns.

The IUCN Redlist of Endangered Species, that includes statistics and references.

Threatened Species
Lists and information from the WWF.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Endangered Species Program
A searchable site with species information and regulatory profiles.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The Service's Endangered Species Program, which lets you submit a species and get its regulatory profile.

The Wild Ones (TWO)
A network of children, teachers, and conservation professionals in 25 countries that provides students with opportunities for cooperative science activities. Contains an index of articles that describe the habits and habitats of various species and the threats to their survival. Includes e-mail links to conservation biologists.

The World Wildlife Fund
Read breaking news, look at featured sites, or read the list of endangered species and spaces.

Animal Pictures Archives

Ralph Hicker Photography

Polar Animals
Animals and Birds of the Arctic and Antarctic
Great information on penguins and polar bears, along with other Antarctic wildlife.

Animals of the Arctic Ocean
Animals of the Arctic Tundra
Emperor Penguin
Polar Animal Photographs
The Blue Whale
Weddell Seal

The National Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo
The San Diego Zoo
The world famous zoo has a wonderful website, which is searchable by type of animal. Includes photo archive.

Fun and Literature
Animals of the World
Great games with clues to guess the hidden animals.

DLTK's Farm Animal Crafts for Kids
Great crafts and activities revolving around farm animals.

Farm Animals at Enchanted Learning
Rhymes, songs, crafts, and a calendar about farm animals.

Infostuff's Animal Alphabet
Follow the alphabet with animals!

Little Animals Activity Center
Great stories and activities that are animated with great sounds and music.

Ranger Rick's Kids Zone
Home of Outdoor Stuff, Games, Tours, and a Reading Corner. Enough to keep you busy on a rainy day!