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Galaxy of Fun Animals
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999 amazing animal facts : featuring whales, elephants, bears, wolves, monkeys, turtles, snakes, birds, bees, ants and many, many more Fun facts and over 1200 fantastic pictures explain all about animals and how they behave, including hunting, communication, migration, habitat and much more.
Animal Explore the animal kingdom, from the tiniest insects to the might humpback whale!
Wow! I didn't know that : surprising facts about animals Wow! Animals is full of extraordinary facts about a wide range of creatures. Discover that goats have rectangular pupils, that gorillas can catch human colds and that rhinoceros beetles can carry up to 850 times their own weight. This is a lively, fun book about animals that is certain to make you say Wow! again and again.

Web Links
Animal Diversity Web
A collection of pictures and information about animals. Accounts of individual species include information on distributions, natural history, conservation, and economic importance, along with pictures and sounds if available. There are even short movies
Animal Fact Guide
Learn interesting facts about animals around the world. The site includes animal videos such as a rare pygmy hippopotamus at an Australian zoo and a wildlife blog.
Dickerson Park Zoo
The official site for Springfield's zoo.
HSY-Humane Society Youth
The Humane Society of the United States website for kids, promoting kindness and respect for all animals and their natural habitats.
Kid's Planet
Lots of activities and information related to endangered animals.
National Geographic Kids
Official site for the popular children's magazine.
National Wildlife Federation KidZone
Learn about animal conservation, find cool crafts, science activities, recipes, book reviews and magazine articles.
National Zoo, Washington D.C.
Opportunities to play puzzle games, encounter new births in the zoo, and read about the language learning of orangutans. Permits following, through satellite tracking, the movements of trans-located elephants in peninsular Malaysia to save crop damage. Requires plug-ins.
Switch Zoo
Play animal games, solve animal puzzles, take a guided tour, and join a zoo quest while you make new animals at this virtual zoo.
The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure
The Butterfly Palace and Rainforest Adventure is an interactive, educational and entertaining family expedition in Branson, Missouri.
The Children's Butterfly Site
The Children's Butterfly Site is a project of the Big Sky Institute at Montana State University, and features coloring sheets, beautiful photographs, and FAQ's about butterflies and moths.
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