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Animals III Links
Level:K-3, 4-6
Audience:Parent, Student, Teacher
Category:Biology, Science (General)
Theme:Nature and Environment
SubTheme:Animals
Prepared by:secured secured
School/Organization:St. Monica
Jurisdiction:Edmonton Catholic Regional Division #40
African Wildlife Foundation, Wildlives: Africa's Animals
 http://www.awf.org/wildlives/
Developed by the African Wildlife Foundation, this site is a magnificent resource of facts and images of African animals.

ASPCA Animaland
 http://www.animaland.org/
A flash, interactive site for kids relating to animal research, pet care, and games, sponsored by ASPCA.

Canadian Museum of Nature, Natural History Notebooks / Musée canadien de la nature, Carnets d'histoire naturelle
 http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/
A wonderful Canadian reference on the topics of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates, endangered/extinct, prehistoric life, and a search by map.

Education World, Site Reviews Center, Science Sites
 http://www.educationworld.com/awards/past/topics/science.shtml
Education World has thousands of sites dedicated to helping teachers. This site has hundreds of links broken up into various categories of science.

Oakland Zoo Animals
 http://www.oaklandzoo.org/atoz/atoz.html
This has a comprehensive listing of animals with detailed descriptions that can be used for student research.

SeaWorld/Busch Gardens, Explore the Wild World of Animals, Animal Information
 http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/index.htm
This site contains a database on different categories; an option to contact an expert; current news updates on animals; and topical links.

Smithsonian Natural Zoo
 http://natzoo.si.edu/
The best site for comprehensive research on animals.

UAMZ, Feature Creatures
 http://www2.biology.ualberta.ca/uamz.hp/feature.htm
The U of A Zoology Department features an Alberta vertebrate species. A great starting source for local animals, birds, and fish.

UMMZ, Animal Diversity Web
 http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/
The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology has prepared this excellent database research resource. You can enter an animal's name and a file will come up, or you can learn about animal classification and characteristics.

Unique Australian Animals
 http://australian-animals.net/
A comprehensive database of information about Australian animals - mammals, aquatic, and reptilian.

Wildfiles
 http://www.wildfiles.tv
A highly interactive site with multimedia requiring flash, adobe reader, and quicktime. Students can explore wildlife or create their own.