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!

There are 45 species of toucan birds with a wide variety of beaks and plumage colors.

Komodo DragonKomodo Dragon
It used to be said that Komodo dragons transmit bacteria with their bite. In fact, they transmit poison.

Raccoons are intelligent and skilled predators. More about the masked "bandits" in their animal profile.

Bald EagleBald Eagle
Bald eagles grab fish with their feet - while flying. Learn more about these birds of prey!

Why do tigers have stripes? Do Tiger like to swim? How big can a tiger get? You'll find out in its profile!

Why do gorillas beat their chest with their hands? Are gorillas dangerous? What do gorillas eat?

Why do lions roar? And why do male lions have a mane? You'll find out in its animal profile!

Here's an interesting question: Do zebras have black stripes on white fur or white stripes on black fur?

Why do Tapirs have such an odd-looking trunk? Learn more about this animal in our fact sheet.

Are animals intelligent?Animal Intelligence
Are animals intelligent? Wait. What even is intelligence? And how do you find out if animals are intelligent?

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!