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!

ArmadilloArmadillo
Isn't that weird: Armadillos wear a shells! In fact n other mammal wears a shell. Guess what: that's not the only strange thing about them!


CheetahCheetah
Cheetahs are fast hunters! Would a cheetah be able to kill prey that is larger than itself, e.g. a giraffe?


WombatWombat
Wombats are marsupials and quite different from other mammals in many ways. For example, they produce cube-shaped poop!


MeerkatMeerkat
Do you know why meerkats have dark patches around their eyes? Why do they stand on their hind legs?


Red KangarooRed Kangaroo
This is a quite interesting question: Can kangaroos run or jump backwards? Check out the fact sheet.


OkapiOkapi
What kind of animal is the okapi? A zebra or a giraffe? So far, little is know about it. Here's why.


ChimpanzeeChimpanzee
Chimpanzees are incredibly intelligent animals. They can even recognize themselves in the mirror.


KingfisherKingfisher
Kingfishers are also known as flying gems. Find out more about these beautiful birds the animal profile!


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.


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?


BiodiversityBiodiversity
What is biological diversity? Why is it so important 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!