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.

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


Arctic ternAnimals that travel the furthest
In autumn, many animals put on their socks. How far do animals travel, why do they travel and where to?


LynxLynx
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.


The Fastest Snail in the WorldThe Fastest Snail in the World
Every year the famous snail racing world championships are being held in England. Learn more about this funny event!


Honey beesHoney Bees Can Count to Four
Mammals such as primates, dolphins and elephants are considered particularly wise. But insects? Yes, it is true: bees can count!


Funny biological animal namesFunny species names
Does the motorbike frog have a driving licence? Do flashlight fish need batteries? Check out these weird species names!


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


BiodiversityBiodiversity
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!