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Animal Corner

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

Includes animal photographs and extensive information on habitats and behavior.

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Animal World: Pets

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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.

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ARKive: Engangered Species

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

Especially concerned with awareness of endangered species.

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Awwducational

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

Fact-checked regularly. See also the original subreddit.

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BBC Nature: Prehistoric Life

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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.

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Extreme Science: Animal Kingdom

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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.

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Infrared Zoo

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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.

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National Geographic Kids

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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. 

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Ocean Portal

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For news, info, and all things ocean.

Sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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PBS Nature

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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'.

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Ranger Rick

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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.

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WebMD: Pets

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

Sponsored by the WebMD website.


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Found an awesome animal website?

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

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