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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.


Latest Animal Fact Sheet

  • Tree Kangaroo
  • Tree Kangaroo
    Learn all about the cute tree kangaroo! Check out its behavior, anatomy, enemies, threats and why it is endangered!

Picture of the Day


Latest Animal Quiz


Animals in February

  • White Stork
  • White Stork
    After spending the winter in Africa, the white stork is now heading back to Europe.

  • Raven
  • Raven
    Ravens possess remarkable intelligence and show problem-solving abilities through creative thinking.

  • Badger
  • Badger
    Learn all about the European badger! Take a guess: How big was the biggest badger sett?

  • European Hare
  • European Hare
    The European hare is one of the largest rabbits worldwide. Their offspring are born in early March to mid-May.

  • Barn Owl
  • Barn Owl
    Barn owls have a very unique ability: they manage to fly almost silently. How do they do that?

World Animal Days


Knowledge Articles

  • Red Fox
  • Animals of the Forest
    Learn all about the forest as a biome, its vital role and its plants and animal species.

  • Bonobo
  • Bonobo
    Learn all about the bonobo! Check out its behavior, anatomy, enemies, threats and importance for the ecosystem!

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

  • Wolf
  • Wolf
    Is it really true that wolves howl at the moon? Check our animal fact sheet to find out!

  • Chimpanzee
  • Microbat
    Did you know that bats are the only mammals that can fly? With over 900 species, they're quite diverse!

  • Mouse
  • Mouse
    What is the difference between a house mouse and a pet mouse? Find it out!

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


  • Brown Bear
  • Brown Bear
    Do brown bears climb? How do they hibernate? What are they eating? Are they dangerous? Check the profile!

animalfunfacts-Videos

  • Hibernation
  • Hibernation
    Do you know the difference between hibernation, dormancy and torpor? This video will explain it to you.

  • Symbiosis
  • Symbiosis
    What does symbiosis mean, what types of symbiosis are there and how does it benefit animals?

  • Animal Senses
  • Animal Senses
    Which animal species have the best sense of hearing, smelling, taste and vision?

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Animal Fact Sheets:

Over 200 fact sheets with exciting information and pictures! Here you will find facts about mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, insects, spiders and invertebrates.

Pets:

Useful information and pet care tips for dogs, cats, budgies, hamsters and guinea pigs. Are you looking for a pet? Here you will find nearly 100 profiles of family-friendly breeds.

Animal Records:

Which are the biggest, fastest, heaviest animals? We have more than 250 records - sorted by category. In this section you'll also learn how to distinguish animals that look alike.

Pet Names Database:

Discover our 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.

Knowledge:

Check out 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!

Games:

Animal quizzes, coloring pages and personality tests! Test your knowledge in 30 animal quizzes. Or take a personality test to find out which kind of pet would suit you. Also, there are 90 printable coloring pages.

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