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!

Barn OwlBarn Owl
Barn owls fly almost silently. But how do they do that? We'll tell you in its animal profile!

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

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

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

White StorkWhite Stork
Before winter comes, white storks head south to spend their time in the warmer African climate.

Jaguars are one of the few big cats that love to swim! More about the fascinating predator in the profile.

Here's an interesting question: Do zebras have black stripes on white fur or white stripes on black fur?

What is so special about the chameleon's eyes? And why does it have such a long tongue?

Why do rattlesnakes rattle? We will tell you the answer and a lot of fascinating facts in its animal profile!

Morpho ButterflyMorpho Butterfly
When the blue morpho expands its wings they are shimmering in a very bright and flashing blue color.

Leopards are masters at stalking prey. Did you know that they are excellent at swimming and climbing?

• 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!