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Animal Corner


An online encylopedia featuring all types of animals from all types of environments.

Includes animal photographs and extensive information on habitats and behavior.

Animal World: Pets


Info about all sorts of animals kept as pets, from dogs and cats to exotic birds and fish.

Special emphasis on how to be a responsible animal caretaker.

ARKive: Engangered Species


A massive digital library for professional films and photographs of the world's wild species.

Especially concerned with awareness of endangered species.



For people who love cute animal pictures, but also love learning about those animals.

Fact-checked regularly. See also the original subreddit.

BBC Nature: Prehistoric Life


From dinosaurs to human ancestors, provides tons of resources about ancient life on Earth.

A companion site for the popular BBC Nature series of the same name.

Extreme Science: Animal Kingdom


The biggest and the fastest -- meet some of the most extreme animals on earth.

For more extreme animals (including the strange and the deadly), see Animal Danger.

For more offbeat record-holders, see Guinness World Records for Animals.

Infrared Zoo


Learn about animals in a whole new way with the help of photos from heat-sensing cameras.

Especially good for learning what it means to be warm-blooded, cold-blooded, or insulated.

National Geographic Kids


Explore the world's animals and learn all about your favorites.

A tie-in to the magazine of the same name, and to the official Nat Geo website.

Ocean Portal


For news, info, and all things ocean.

Sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

PBS Nature


An animal-lover's dream. From animals to ecosystems, find photos, videos, news, and more. 

A companion site to the celebrated PBS documentary series 'Nature'.

Ranger Rick


A tie-in site to the leading nature magazine for kids. Find great facts, photos, and DIY ideas.

See also 'Ranger Rick Jr', perfect for younger kids.

WebMD: Pets


A complete resource on training, care, and symptom-checking for dogs and cats.

Sponsored by the WebMD website.


Found an awesome animal website?

Let us know about it and we'll add it to the collection!


For image sources, click here and then select any picture to pull up its URL.