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!

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?

Did you know that Koalas have the hiccups when stressed out? And why do they have opposing thumbs?

Smelly feet are nothing compared to this: Lemurs perform so called stink fights! Check out its animal profile.

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

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!

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

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

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.

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?

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!