Some REAL COOL Animal Kingdom Sites
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Miscellaneous Mixed Animal Sites Worth Visiting


African Wildlife:  Miscellaneous Sites:

African Wildlife Societies: This is a list of some of the most prominent wildlife societies in eastern and southern Africa.

PBS Series:

  • The Living Edens- “Etosha - Africa's Untamed Wilderness” Excellent site. Photographs and information about wildlife that lives in Etosha.

Welcome to Africam:  Always live always wild.  A great site to keep you up to date on all things African.

WildNet Africa: “Up close and personal:”  WildNet Africa links the millions of people in our global village who have a common interest in African wildlife. These people include those who have a responsibility to care for Africa's wildlife, those who live with and depend upon Africa's wildlife, those who want to know more about, experience and enjoy Africa's wildlife, and those who want to do something to ensure the future of Africa's diminishing wildlife and wild areas.


AmphibiaWeb : AmphibiaWeb offers ready access to taxonomic information for every recognized species of amphibian in the world.:  AmphibiaWeb, a site inspired by global amphibian decline and is an online system that allows free access to information on amphibian biology and conservation.

Frogs and Toads in Color and Sound: by Lang Elliott, NatureSound Studio: photographs and RealAudio sound recordings of each species' calls.

Marc Staniszewski Amphibian Information Centre information on amphibian care and related books.

Species Identifiction Guide - photo guide for the salamanders, toads, and frogs found in United States and Canada.


Australian Wildlife:

Australian A – Z Animal Archive:  A quick way to get basic knowledge about Australian animals including domesticated animals.

Marsupials: Go to Page 2



Alaska Bear: an excellent Links page put out by Alaska Rules

Everything You Need to Know About the Giant Panda:  This site is best viewed with Shockwave Flash plug-in.  A fabulously educational site.

North American Bear Centre; A great source for information on the American Bears. A Kid's Page is also here

Polar Bears: Live Video Cam: Polar Bears Live from the Toledo Zoo.

Polar Bear Web Fan Club:  "As far as we know, this is the only Polar Bear Fan Club currently on the internet, so come in and have a look around. There are many photos to look at, and this is also the home of the Polar Bear Mailing List. There are some Polar Bear jokes which may make you chuckle, and links to other Polar Bear sites on the net"

Polar Bear and the Walrus - two animals native to Alaska. This site has pictures, descriptions, and some activities to try at home.

The Red Panda (Ailurus Fulgens) Pages:  “Welcome to the Red Panda Pages! These pages are devoted to the cutest animal in the world: the red panda. Here you can learn about this fascinating creature, view images of it in the photo gallery, and find links to other pages of interest to fans of the wah…”

The Shadow of The Bear:  An interesting interactive site.  “Welcome to The Shadow of The Bear Step inside and BEARWARE as I take you on a brief tour of Kodiak, Alaska, 'The Emerald Isle'”

Walking With Giants;  The Grizzlies of Siberia: This site from PBS;  “What happens when a pair of naturalists move in to a remote cabin in the Siberian wilderness? They end up raising three orphaned bear cubs, of course!”



African Bird ClubEstablished to promote conservation of birdlife in Africa. Bulletins with information about various African birds.

- encourages conservation of birds and their habitats by developing and disseminating information, and promoting economic and environmental values of birding.

Birding Database - offers a program to help maintain bird watching records, species lists, bird songs, and photos.  This is a commercial site; however, I thought it was worth mentioning here.

Birds Australia - presents information about watching, studying, and helping native birds.

Birdwatching.Com - About Wild Birds and Birding.  This has a great software program for listing you’re sightings call Bird Brain 5.0

Guatemalan Birding Resource Center dedicated to promoting bird watching and conservation through birding tours and support of local conservation efforts.

Hong Kong Bird Watching Society - activities, news, gallery, and more.

National Audubon Society:

Neotropical Bird Club - aims to foster an interest in the birds of the Neotropics (Central America, South America and its associated islands and the Caribbean) and their conservation.

Oriental Bird Club encourages an interest in the birds of the oriental region and their conservation

Parrot Line: Educational Site for parrot lovers around the world and it is also houses the “Parrot Line” which was formed as a 24-hour advisory service in 1994/5. It is now the largest parrot rescue charity in the United Kingdom. Searchable data base, great articles and all about birds


The Big Cats:

Bengal Tigers and Big Cat Pictures – A collection of photos including lions, cheetahs, cougars, leopards, and bobcats and more.  Free pictures, screensavers and wallpapers.

Big Cats On-line: “Discover the 'Big Cats', the Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Jaguar – discover their distribution, natural history and their plight as we enter the Twenty-first Century. Conservationists around the world are working to ensure that these magnificent creatures continue to survive – learn about the task ahead and how to help.” (Caution: Be sure to book mark this Man and Mollusc Page as you may not be able to navigate back to it once you go to this site)

Christina's Big Cats of the World - “Welcome to my world of Big Cats, and also the smaller ones!  Here you will find information on all species of wild cat, with pictures and even some sounds.”

The Cheetah Spot - Great site for information; includes movie, cheetah sounds, photographs and much more.

Tiger Universe:  A great site, but, it is presently under construction and a bit muddled

Wild Cat Conservation and Exotic Cat Rescue Organizations:  An excellent links page for the Big Cats by

World Lynx Home Page:  “These pages are dedicated to the Lynx. The only wild feline that still spans the breadth of both Old and New Worlds in the northern hemisphere.”



Elephant Information Repository - Information, links, news, conservation, multimedia, and concern for elephants.  Don’t miss this site if its elephants you want to learn about.  It just packed full of information and even multi media sites to visit.

Absolut Elephant: Multilingual site on everything "elephant"

Bagheera's In the Wild Elephant Page: A good educational site for students


also see Sharks on the next page.

Electronic Zoo by NetVet:  Fish

Fish Cam:

Fish - WWW Virtual Library”  From pets to sports to the living free fishes, I’m sure you will find something here to get your attention.

FINS:  The Fish Information Service  Another Great database for all things “Fishy”:



All About Butterflies: by the Enchanted
Teachers!!! Don’t miss this exciting web resource; 

  • Enchanted  Zoom School is an on-line elementary school classroom with lessons in geography, biology, language arts, and early childhood activities.

Book of Insect Records by the University of Florida Department of Entomology & Nematology: fastest flier, longest life cycle, most spectacular mating, and much more. From the University of Florida Department of Entomology & Nematology.

Children's Butterfly Site:  An excellent multi-lingual site for kids and teachers.

Entomology for Beginners -basic information on insect anatomy (body parts) and metamorphosis. Links to entomological sites.

Entomology Index of Internet Resources:  A directory and search engine of insect-related resources on the Internet.  This site maintained by John VanDyk, ©Iowa State University

University of Florida “Buggyware” Commercial site- Insect and Insect-Related Software  Developed by or in Cooperation with the University of Florida. 

Insects in the Classroom This site by the Texas A & M University contains a syllabus, course materials, activities, and lesson plans.

Insects on the Web "This site aims to help you really see insects for the miniature marvels they represent and to understand how intertwined our cultures have become with these alien creatures."

Nature: Alien Empire - PBS miniseries exploring the world of insects.  Please note: this Web piece contains multimedia presentations that require the free Shockwave Flash plug-in. To view the video clips, you must have the free QuickTime 3.

Spiders:  David Richman's Home Page:  He also has some great links to other spider sites

Wonderful World of Insects Brought to you by the Earth Life Web and is a good introduction to entomology for interested, but uninformed, amateurs of all ages.


Miscellaneous Sites of General Interest

The Animal Kingdom: Around 800,000 species have been identified in the Animal Kingdom today.  Here are highlights of the larger members of the animal kingdom:

Acorn NaturalistsWelcome to Acorn Naturalists' Science and Environmental Education Website;  new resources for the trail and classroom

Animal Related - Link ExchangeQuite an easy search page to find out more about critters.  Just click on the appropriate picture to access hundred of links.

BagheeraA website for our endangered species. "Choose an animal to learn more about the problems facing it and what can be done to save it from becoming extinct. "

The Electronic Zoo:

Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures - One of America's most beloved naturalists and adventurers.  Come and join in the fun with Jack and his animal adventures "Are you interested in nature and wildlife? You have come to the right place! We have a web site for you animal lovers which will give you quick access to animal information available in the web. We have a large compilation of links to animal movie and animal sound clips, categorized and arranged for easy reference. Learn about many different animals, big and small. Watch movies of protozoan animal cells and cheetahs hunting, explore bird sounds, and hear blue whale songs, right here at JungleWalk - your virtual Animal Encyclopaedia..."

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