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!

Animal tricks to Survive the WinterAnimal tricks to survive the winter
Some animals that can deal with temperatures as low as -58 degrees Fahrenheit (-50 degrees Celsius).

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

Atlantic PuffinAtlantic Puffin
The Atlantic puffin can carry up to 61 fish in its bill at the same time! It lives in the colder regions of North America, in Greenland and Iceland.

Reindeer do not sink into the snow because they have specially shaped hooves. Check our reindeer profile.

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

Arctic HareArctic Hare
The Arctic hare has a white fur only in winter. Why? Find out interesting facts in the factsheet.

How does the muskox survive - 58 degrees fahrenheit (-50 degrees celsius)? The animal is perfectly adapted to icy temperatures.

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

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? Find out more in our report.

• 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!