Animal Encyclopedia for Kids offers animal profiles, animal records and animal knowledge for school and homework, all about pets and a huge pet name database.

Surf Tips: Knowledge articles!

Where does the Easter bunny come fromWhere does the Easter bunny come from?
Why does the Easter bunny bring delicious Easter eggs? Shouldn’t it be an Easter chicken?

Blue animalsBlue animals
Yes, blue starfish, blue lizards and even blue ladybugs really do exist! Why do they have a blue color?

Hare or rabbitHare or rabbit?
Do you know the difference? We will tell you! By the way, there are many species, e. g. the arctic hare.

Ruby throated hummingbirdThe ruby-throated hummingbird
The ruby-throated hummingbird flaps its wings 200 times per minute. Would you have thought that it has the fewest feathers of all birds?

Octopus with coconutHow smart are fish and invertebrates?
Scientists recently found out: Fish can count and octopuses worry about the future.

Atlantic PuffinAtlantic Puffin
The Atlantic puffin can carry up to 61 fish in its bill at the same time! It lives in the colder regions of North America, in Greenland and Iceland.

What is biological diversity? Why is it so important for all of us that there are lots of different animals, habitats and landscapes?

Are animals intelligent?Intelligence in the animal kingdom
Are animals intelligent? Wait. What even is intelligence? And how do you find out if animals are intelligent? Find out more in our report.

• Pets:

Infos and Tipps for Dogs, Cats, Budgies, etc.

You are looking for a pet? Here you will find nearly 100 profiles of family-friendly dog breeds, cat breeds, hamsters, guinea pigs and bird breeds.

• Pet Names Database:

Huge pet name database with more than 1.200 pet names

Whether sweet, smart, funny or in another language - all names are sorted by category, so you can quickly find the right name for your pet.

• Animal Fact Sheets:

More than 190 factsheets withe exiting infos and pictures

Here you will find facts about mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, insects, spiders and invertebrates. You'll also learn what animals are and how they differ from plants.

• Games:

Coloring Pages, Animal Quizzes and Personality Tests

90 Coloring Pages - printable or for coloring online. Test your knowledge in Animal Quizzes. If you want to find out which kind of pet would suit you go ahead and take a personality test.

• Animal Records:

Which are the biggest, fastest, heaviest etc.?

More than 250 records sorted by category. You'll also learn how to distinguish animals that look alike.

• Knowledge:

90 knowledge articles and exciting news

Are there any toxic mammals? Can animals count? How do chameleons change their color? How do animals breathe? Exciting articles and simple explanations!