Alligators

Alligators

Famous for their strong chompers, alligators are native to both the United States and China. Learn more about these reptiles at these sites, but please keep your hands inside the tour bus at all times!…[Continue]

Spiders

Spiders

Spiders are eight-legged creatures that produce silk and have venomous fangs. They are found in every continent expect Antarctica, and rank seventh in species diversity among all organisms! Although frequently associated with webs, there are some spiders that do not …[Continue]

Zoology

Zoology

Zoology is the branch of biology that studies animal life. Whether you are looking for cute animal pictures to delight your preschooler, or are researching a high-school biology report, these animal kingdom sites should fit the bill….[Continue]

T. Rex

T. Rex

The Tyrannosaurus rex, affectionately called T. rex, was one of the largest land-based carnivores of all time. It weighed about six tons, stood fifteen feet tall, had a nose-to-toe length of about forty feet and lived during the late Cretaaceous …[Continue]

Monkeys

Monkeys

Monkeys, classified in the order Primates, are small, smart, lively mammals that live in the tropical regions of Central and South America, Africa and Asia. Because of their fanciful antics, they are always a crowd favorite, whether in the wild …[Continue]

Frogs

Frogs

Years ago, while standing in my driveway at night, a frog hopped onto my foot. I probably screamed (wouldn’t you?) but when I saw what it was, I bent down to pick him up. We kept the frog for awhile, …[Continue]

Barn Owls

Barn Owls

The barn owl is a pale-faced, long-winged and long-legged owl with a short tail. When seen in flight, it’s flat, heart-shaped white face and black eyes can look like a mask. Unlike the calls made by other owls, it does …[Continue]

Bird Feeding

Bird Feeding

Because the cold winter months are the hardest for wild birds, February and March have been named National Bird Feeding Months by the National Bird-Feeding Society. You can help your local bird population by providing supplemental food, water and shelter, …[Continue]

Tigers

Tigers

As Dorothy, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow followed the Yellow Brick Road, they feared the animals they might encounter. “Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!” Today, a more realistic fear is the animals we might never encounter. Sadly, …[Continue]

Animal Pictures

Animal Pictures

Browsing for animal pictures can be a fun mommy-and-me activity for preschoolers, or part of a homework assignment for older students. Today’s collection includes photos from both professional and amateur photographers, but sometimes its very hard to tell them apart….[Continue]