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Dinosaurs  |  Endangered Animals  |  General Animals Sites
Myths  |  Sea Animals  |  Whales  |  Zoos

Dinosaurs  
  The Dinosauria
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/
dinosaur.html
Dinosaurs sponsored by the University of California Museum of Paleontology.  There are several on-line exhibits to see.
  Dinosphere at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
http://www.childrensmuseum.org/dinosphere/
A collection of dinosaur fossils, dinosaur dig, and a paleontology lab sponsored by the Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
  Walking with Dinosaurs - Dinosaur news, pictures, videos and facts
http://www.walkingwithdinosaurs.com/
From BBC Earth. Besides the promo for the upcoming movie release on Dec 20, 2013, the website has a dinosaur gallery of select dinosaurs and Dino Videos that show paleontologists in the field.
Endangered Animals  
  Endangered Species 2000
http://library.thinkquest.org/25014/
english.index.shtml
ThinkQuest has sponsored yet another site full of information on endangered species.
  Endangered Species Program -
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
https://www.fws.gov/endangered/
Find out which animals are endangered or threatened in the U.S.  Many lists to help you narrow your search.  There is also a Kids Corner.
  Pandas at the National Zoo
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/
giantpandas/default.cfm
Learn about the Pandas at the Smithsonian National Zoo.  Learn all about Pandas in general. Watch the Giant Panda Cam
General Animal Sites  
  Kid & Family - National Wildlife Federation
http://www.nwf.org/kids/
First select your age to take you to the pages just for you.  There are games and activities to do while you learn all about different animals.
  Switch Zoo
http://www.switchzoo.com/
Make your own imaginary animals out of real animals.  Switch the head, body or tails.
 
The Venom Cure
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/venomcure/
Information on poisonous creatures.  There are puzzles and critter guides.
Myths  
  Animal, Myths and Legends
http://www.planetozkids.com/oban/
Home/home.html
Oban, Agor, or Sanjit will lead you through more than 30 animal myths.  There are also coloring pages, games,a and fact pages.
Sea Animals  
  National Marine Mammal Laboratory's Education Site
http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/nmml/education/
Discover amazing facts about whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals.
  Monterey Bay Aquarium
http://www.montereybayaquarium.org/
Learn about different sea animals through the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  Visit the Sea Otter exhibit to learn about Sea Otters. Click on "About the Animals" to get the facts on the animals at the aquarium.
  OceanLink
http://www.oceanlink.info/
Learn about sea animals that live in the Inter-tidal Zone or learn about Marine Biodiversity.
  Sea World
http://www.seaworld.org/animal-info/
Gives basic information on sea animals. There are links to more detailed information.
  Vancouver Aquarium
http://www.vanaqua.org/education/aquafacts/
This Vancouver Aquarium site has FAQs on marine life.  Learn about whales, careers, and many other animals.
Oregon Coast Aquarium
http://www.aquarium.org/
This site is presented by the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
Whales  
  American Cetacean Society
http://acsonline.org/
The largest whale conservation and research organization in the world. Imagery, information, and links.  Go to the "Education Link" for fact sheets on whales.  The Cetacean Curriculum is a 46 page teaching guide.
Majestic Presence of the Whale
http://library.thinkquest.org/2605/
For older children, this site has 43 types of whales described with a photo and a paragraph describing the whale's basic characteristics.
  Zoom Whales
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/
subjects/whales/
For younger children.  Gives basic information and includes information sheets on individual whale characteristics.
Zoos  
  World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA)
http://www.waza.org/home/
index.php?main=home
The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums is the "umbrella" organization for the world zoo and aquarium community.
   
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