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!

Cold-Blooded and Hot-Blooded AnimalsCold-Blooded and Hot-Blooded Animals
What do these terms mean exactly? Which pros and cons are there? Check out our knowledge article.

Why do marmots stand upright? Why do they whistle? How many marmot species are there? Check out our marmot animal profile.

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?

Why does the lynx have ear tufts? Why does it have such big paws? And where does its name come from? Check out its fact sheet.

Lemmings are small rodents living mainly in colder regions of the earth. Learn all about these small mammals in their animal profile.

Wood frogWood frog
How do amphibians survive temperatures below 32 degrees fahrenheit? The wood frog has an amazing trick!

Did you know that mooses have beards? Check out the moose fact sheet for more information!

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

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

• 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!