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!

Emperor PenguinEmperor Penguin

From all penguins the emperor penguin is the largest and heaviest. Read more about these birds!


Polar BearPolar Bear
Does the polar bear really have a white coat? Why does the polar bear sweat sometimes? Check its profile.


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


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


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


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


Red FoxRed Fox
Did you know that foxes use the Earth's magnetic field when hunting? Find out about its magnetic sense!


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


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


Are animals intelligent?Animal Intelligence
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?

Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.

• 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!