Animal Encyclopedia for Kids

animalfunfacts.net 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!

May bugMay bug
Where does the name May bug come from? Does it really have to do with the month of May? How do these insects look like? How large are they?


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.


White storkWhite stork
Why does the stork clatter? Is there a reason why it has such long legs? Check out the birds' animal profile.


Northern Cardinal12 exciting facts about birdsong
Why do birds sing? How do they sing? Learn all about bird song in this knowledge article.


Loggerhead sea turtleLoggerhead sea turtle
Did you know that the loggerhead is the largest turtle with a hard shell? Learn more about it in its profile.


Famous animalsFamous animals
Find out about Hoover, the talking seal, a horse that does math, Koko, the talking gorilla and Barry, the avalanche dog.


Forest elephantThe unknown forest elephant
There is not just one elephant species. Did you know that there are also forest elephants? And Asian, too? We provide all elephant profiles.


Frilled lizardFrilled lizard
This must be a prehistoric lizard from a hollywood film! Learn more about this animal and why it has such a frill.


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!