General Research

  • Animal Diversity Web - Searchable database created by the University of Michigan.
  • Animal Omnibus - Lists of links to thousands of animals.
  • Animal Pictures and Facts - Lots of info from National Geographic.
  • Critter Cam! - What do animals do when there are no people around to see them? View animals in Antarctica, the Arctic, and the deep sea, from National Geographic.

Endangered Species

Specific Animals

  • Fun Facts about the Arctic - Facts, pictures and activities about Arctic wildlife
  • - Searchable database of insects. Basic information and close-up pictures
  • Shedd Aquarium - The world's largest! Interactive sites, learn about fish, mammals and reefs


  • Dinosauria - Find out what dinosaurs ate, look at fossils, read about dinosaur nests.
  • Meet the Dinosaurs - Informative site that includes timelines, graphics, theories about extinction.
  • Zoom Dinosaurs - Basic information for younger children