Animal Encyclopedia for Kids

On you find animal profiles, animal records and animal knowledge for school and homework, all about pets and a huge pet name database.

Surf Tips: Knowledge articles!

The unknown forest elephant
Forest elephantThere is not just one elephant species. Did you know that there are also forest elephants? And Asian, too? Here are the profiles.

The most colorful primate
MandrillThe Mandrill super colorful! His nose is red-blue and his fur orange-yellow. He ist - after the apes - one of the largest primates!

Blue footed booby
Blue footed boobyThe blue footed booby has bright blue feet. Yes, its true! And when it dances, it proudly shows off its feet. Why? You’ll find out in the factsheet.

Asian rhinos
Asian RhinoRhinos don’t just live in Africa; they are also found in Asia. Check out our fact sheet about the Sumatran, Javan and Indian rhinoceros.

The pied avocet
Pied AvocetThe pied avocet has an unusually long, bowed beak. You wonder why? Isn't that quite impractical? You will find out more in the factsheet!

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

BiodiversityWhat is biological diversity? Why is it so important for all of us 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!