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Hinterland Who’s Who

Hinterland Who’s Who

Developed by the Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) and the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), this site provides access to fact sheets on various animals native to Canada and the Northern United States, and to related environmental topics. Many of these fact sheets are accompanied by video clips.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Learn About Llamas

Learn About Llamas

Learn more about types of llamas, llama care and feeding, history, physical facts, and get answers to frequently asked questions at this site. Includes downloadable PDF files, information about the LAMAS lending library, event listings and contact information for additional information and services nationwide.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Woodland Park Zoo Animal Fact Sheets

Woodland Park Zoo Animal Fact Sheets

The Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, WA provides fact sheets on a large number of the zoo’s animals and a few plants. Each sheet contains a range map, a picture, statistics, and descriptions. You’ll also find a bibliography on each page for further reading.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Math And Science–Animals

Extreme Science

Extreme Science

“Read about “the biggest, baddest and the best” in the natural world, and get introduced to the “way cool scientists” who study these extreme critters. It’s a great site for kids (both in age and at heart), who will be educated and entertained by such features as the ‘Biggest, Smallest, Fastest, Deepest: Marine Animal Records.'”
Subject: Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Birds and Mammals Observed by Lewis and Clark in North Dakota

Birds and Mammals Observed by Lewis and Clark in North Dakota

This site gives a detailed account of all of the birds and mammals that the members of the Lewis and Clark expedition observed in North Dakota. Actual expedition records were consulted in creating this website.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–West North Central States (Midwest); Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Fish & Seafood Online

Fish & Seafood Online

On this site, you will find a series of fact sheets on various species of fish and shellfish produced in Canadian waters. You can also access a directory of Canadian fish and seafood suppliers. Highlights of Canada1s seafood trade performance for 2000 are included on a statistics page, an industry overview gives you all the facts and figures, and a …
Subject: Business & Economics–Agribusiness; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life

San Diego Zoo – Giant Pandas

San Diego Zoo – Giant Pandas

Homepage for the Giant Panda Research Station at the San Diego Zoo. Includes facts about giant pandas and their endangered status, Panda blogs, chats, and podcasts by the facility’s researchers, and a live Panda webcam.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Junglewalk.com: A site for animal lovers

Junglewalk.com: A site for animal lovers

Junglewalk.com features a collection of links to audio, photo and video clips of animals from all over the world. There are also links to pages full of information about these animals.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Math And Science–Animals

Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo

Website for the Bronx Zoo. Contains news and information about all of the animals the zoo keeps.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Math And Science–Animals; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Crocodilians

Crocodilians

A site dedicated to crocodiles. Includes information about crocodile biology (including breeding and behavior), a species list, audio files of crocodile sounds, and bibliography of Internet resources.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Reptiles & Amphibians

Virtual Birding – Educational Materials

Virtual Birding – Educational Materials

“These educational materials are part of the Illinois Birds education kit developed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The full kit contains a wealth of information to help educators present Illinois-specific information to students in grades 3-6, including full-color posters, a closed-captioned videotape, an audiotape and variety of …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

Mass Audubon

Mass Audubon

Contains information about Massachusetts birds and conservation issues along with educational programs for children and adults.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

BlogFish

BlogFish

Contains information that pertains to conservation, fish, and the ocean. The blog also links to many resources about these topics.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology Blogs

The Encyclopedia of Earth

The Encyclopedia of Earth

A comprehensive, authoritative, and thorough resource all about our Earth and relationship to it. Articles written by experts and scholars
Subject: Science & Technology–Agriculture & Aquaculture; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Reference–Encyclopedias; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Earth Sciences; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Christmas Bird Count

Christmas Bird Count

Provides resources and results of the Christmas Bird count, a project where citizen scientists count birds and share the data they find. Provides information on the distribution of bird populations in the early winter.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

Encyclopedia of Life

Encyclopedia of Life

An ongoing project to make “all key information about all life on Earth accessible to anyone, anywhere in the world.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Math And Science–Animals; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology

This site provides a complete dictionary of invertebrate zoology in PDF form. Adobe Reader is required to download the files. You can download and search the entire dictionary or individual letters of the alphabet.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates

Wildfinder: Mapping the World’s species

Wildfinder: Mapping the World’s species

Search more than 26,000 animal species throughout the world, either by place or by species name. You can search for birds, mammals, reptiles, or amphibians.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Reptiles & Amphibians; Math And Science–Animals–Mammals; Math And Science–Animals–Endangered Species; Math And Science–Animals–Birds & Bats; Math And Science–Animals–Reptiles & Amphibians

The Purple Martin Conservation Association

The Purple Martin Conservation Association

This site is features information about the biology and habitat requirements of the Purple Martin. Information is accompanied by pictures and sound effects. Requires a browser plug in capable of playing .au sound files.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

Secrets of the Stomatopod

Secrets of the Stomatopod

This site details a research expedition from UC-Berkeley which spent 10 days in an underwater habitat in order to study stomatopods, crustaceans which are related to crabs and lobsters. This site details some of their discoveries, as well as giving basic information about stomatopod evolution, behavior, and vision.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

The Micropolitan Museum of Microscopic Art Forms

The Micropolitan Museum of Microscopic Art Forms

This site, from the “Institute for the Promotion of the Less Than One Millimeter,” collects beautiful images of a variety of microorganisms and insects. Includes images of bacteria, diatoms, rotifers, water fleas, blue-green algae, and more.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Microbiology

MarineBio.org

MarineBio.org

This extensive site provides detailed entries about over 200 species of marine animals, as well as information about marine plants, the deep ocean, marine conservation, ocean history, and much more. Also includes links for education and career information, aquarium sites, and online research journals.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Fish of the Great Lakes

Fish of the Great Lakes

This page, produced by the Sea Grant Institute at the University of Wisconsin, provides information about the various species of fish, both native and invasive, found in the Great Lakes. Also provides fishing tips, a guide to cooking and eating Great Lakes fish, and some general information on anatomy and identification.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Northwest Alpacas – Alpaca Library

Northwest Alpacas – Alpaca Library

Northwest Alpacas Ranch is a family-run alpaca farm in Oregon. While their website offers some commercial content and is aimed at those interested in owning and breeding alpacas, the site also includes the Alpaca Library. The library is a varied collection of information on the history, breeding, marketing, and care of alpacas.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Smithsonian National Zooligical Park

Smithsonian National Zooligical Park

Offering a wide range of information about the zoo and its work including an animal index and photo gallery, animal webcams, and extensive information about their conservation and science initiatives. The website also provides classroom resources as well as information on planning a visit and upcoming activities and events.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Whale-Watching-Web

Whale-Watching-Web

Wealth of information on whales and international whale watching. Site contains a dictionary and encyclopedia of whale lore, links to whale references in the arts, whale organizations and images.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life

SeaWorld / Busch Gardens

SeaWorld / Busch Gardens

Reference source for facts about animals, especially marine animals. For each there is information on scientific classification, eating habits, reproduction, behavior, and communication. Also has bibliographies and suggested readings.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Animal Diversity Web

Animal Diversity Web

“The Animal Diversity Web is 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. Synopses of some higher taxonomic groups are also provided. The information is arranged in a ta …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Entomology for Beginners

Entomology for Beginners

“Entomology is the study of insects. This page provides some basic information on insects. First a quick look at the anatomy of adult insects. Then a short story about the metamorphosis of insects.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates

Arachnology

Arachnology

Homepage for the Arachnology mailing list. Includes a wealth of information about spiders and their relatives (ticks, scorpions, etc.), including more than 1000 categorized links to arachnological information.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates

Endangered Species Home Page

Endangered Species Home Page

Lists officially U.S. recognized endangered species, candidates for the list, and guidelines and qualifications for the list. There’s also a section of frequently asked questions.
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Interactive Frog Dissection

Interactive Frog Dissection

Dissect a frog without leaving the comfort of your own computer. Step by step instructions give you a graphic view of a frog dissection.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Reptiles & Amphibians

Freshwater and Marine Image Bank

Freshwater and Marine Image Bank

“An ongoing digital collection of images related to freshwater and marine topics, in all their diversity. It includes images of fish, shellfish, and marine mammals, pictures of fish hatcheries and dams and vessels, materials related to polar exploration, regional and traditional fisheries, and limnological (freshwater) subjects. Its scope is global …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Transportation–Water; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

BlueCrab Archives

BlueCrab Archives

Information on the Blue Crab. Life cycle, vocabulary, cooking methods, industry, and crab-related bibliography.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life

AmphibiaWeb

AmphibiaWeb

“An information system for amphibian conservation biology.” Search the database by genus, species, family, order, or common name. Entries include photographs, conservation status, description, distribution and habitat, trends and threats, and bibliographic references.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Reptiles & Amphibians

Wild Horses: An American Romance

Wild Horses: An American Romance

“‘Wild Horses – An American Romance’ takes the viewer to spectacular locations in the American West where humans and horses share a fascinating history and partnership. Through the [site] navigation…you can explore: how the prehistoric horse originated on the plains of North America, migrated to other continents and then died out here; how the re …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

The Aviary

The Aviary

This site offers profiles of a variety of bird species, from the American Robin to the White Pelican. Photos plus information on appearance, eggs, and habitat are provided.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

eNature Field Guides

eNature Field Guides

“Search the National Audubon nature guides online, find detailed species descriptions then save your own notes in the eNature Life Lists.” Includes guides for amphibians, birds, butterflies, fishes, insects, mammals, reptiles, seashells, seashore creatures, spiders, trees, and wildflowers. Use the advanced search features “to search by size, color, …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Welcome to Mote Marine Laboratory!

Welcome to Mote Marine Laboratory!

“Mote Marine Laboratory (MML) is an independent, nonprofit research organization dedicated to excellence in marine and environmental sciences.” This organization offers a host of educational programs to the public and works to educate the scientific community and the general public about marine environmental issues.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Aquatic Network

Aquatic Network

Aquatic Network calls itself the “Information Service for the Aquatic World. Subject areas covered include aquaculture, conservation, fisheries, limnology, marine science and oceanography, maritime heritage, ocean engineering, and seafood.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Oceanography/Hydrology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Savage Seas

Savage Seas

This is the companion web site to the “Savage Seas” series which aired on PBS. The web site includes sections on the many topics covered in the television series. Excellent photographs and fascinating explanations highlight this well-designed site. Here is a description of the original series, of which many elements are included in the site: “In fo …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Oceanography/Hydrology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Placental Mammals

Placental Mammals

This site features extensive information on eutherian, or placental, mammals, a group which includes nearly 4000 species. Among these species are whales, cats, sheep, and humans. Photographs, diagrams, and other visual aids supplement scientific background on eutharia, and some relevant links are included in the text.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Cryptozoology

Cryptozoology

“Cryptozoology is about strange, out of place, or unknown animals. In this website there are articles, photos, and other information on several cryptids.” Current entries include the New Zealand waitoreke, the giant squid, and the coelacanth.
Subject: Science & Technology–Controversial; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Birds Links to the World

Birds Links to the World

Bird Links to the World provides links to information and resources on birds that can be browsed by geographical regions or bird species. Links to some images and sounds of the bird species, as well as quizzes, newsgroups and assorted resources are also available. The site is searchable.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

The Hummingbird WebSite

The Hummingbird WebSite

A great resource for information on hummingbird-related subjects, including education, conservation and ecology. This site has articles on attracting hummingbirds and hummingbird biology, photographs, and links to other hummingbird sites.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

Butterflies of North America

Butterflies of North America

Descriptions and photographs of butterflies and moths to aid in identification. Has a clickable map of the United States to find butterflies by state and links to other Internet butterfly resources.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

“The Life of Birds” is the accompanying Web site for the PBS documentary of the same name. The site features information on bird brains, the evolution of birds, reproduction, bird songs (along with RealAudio sound clips), and other interesting facts about birds. There is also a listing of bird-related Web sites.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds