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!

Edible DormouseEdible Dormouse
The dormouse is a really cute rodent! Soon it will enter its well deserved hibernation phase!

Forest Dung BeetleForest Dung Beetle
The busy little forest dung beetle is easy to spot at this time of the year. You can even hear it! Here's the profile.

Ladybugs are always red and have black dots on them. Wait. There are yellow ones and even ladybugs without dots!

Brown BearBrown Bear
Do brown bears climb? How do they hibernate? What are they eating? Are they dangerous? Check the profile!

Is this a kind of hedgehog? Is it true that the Echdina lays eggs? What does this animal eat and why does it have such a long nose?

In spring hedgehogs awake from their hibernation. Did you know that there are 24 types of hedgehogs?

Toad MigrationToad Migration
In spring time frogs and toads awake from their torpor and start to set out. But where are they off to and why?

Red FoxRed Fox
Did you know that foxes use the Earth's magnetic field when hunting? Find out about its magnetic sense!

Bald EagleBald Eagle
Bald eagles grab fish with their feet - while flying. Learn more about these birds of prey!

Are animals intelligent?Animal Intelligence
Are animals intelligent? Wait. What even is intelligence? And how do you find out if animals are intelligent?

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

• 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!