There are loads of sites on the Web about animals. We've chosen to focus on sites about a single taxon (a group of related animals - for instance, a family, genus or species). The list is not meant to be all-inclusive; rather, it highlights sites we think are exceptional (especially well-designed or have good information about the animal and/or its conservation). We've also listed sites that have excellent links to other animal-related sites. If you'd like to recommend a site, please send e-mail.
There are several cams to choose from, all focused on the animals of South Africa. There is even a mobile cam, so the camera can go where the wildlife is found. All are linked from this page.
Chris' Eastern Screech Owl Nest Box Cam'
"This is absolutely wonderful. The picture of the owl inspecting her eggs and the picture of her trying to discourage the starlings are both poster-quality." (Kate Wilson) Thanks to Meg Wilson for sending the URL to Kate so Kate could send it to us :)
AnimalsThe Ultimate Ungulate Page
Your Guide to the World's Hoofed Mammals ~ The name says it all.
The Belize Zoo
The best place to see animals native to Belize.
Endangered animals and plants of Florida. Nice educational site with heart and a fun design; expresses love and appreciation for nature, and even lets you hear the sounds of the wild!
Tim Knight Nature Photography
The Bat Conservation Trust
All about British bats and their conservation. There are 16 species left - until recently there were 17.
The Fish out of Time (the coelacanth)
A fascinating fish and a beautiful web site! There is a VIRTUAL coelacanth web cam. Click on the link at the left and see how the coelacanth's fins move!
Florida Panther Society
With fewer than 100 animals left, the Florida panthers are the object of intense conservation efforts. This well-organized site will tell you what's being done and how you can help.
The National Birds of Prey Centre
Located in Newent, Gloucestershire, England, "We are one of the oldest, probably the largest and certainly the best known and respected specialist collection of birds of prey in the world. Housing approximately 300 birds of over 80 species, the Centre leads the world in the number of species bred in captivity."
The Shrew (ist's) Site
"A Contribution to Promote the Investigation of the Biology of the Soricidae. . . . This web site aims to not only become a place for zoologists specialized in the biology of shrews (Soricidae, Insectivora, Mammalia) but also a scholarly forum, to provide public awareness of shrews, furnish enjoyable "shrewdness" and to serve an educational purpose."
The Tapir Gallery
We couldn't leave this off the list, it's our "home"!
Links that will take you to more linksBIOSIS and the Zoological Record
If you're seriously interested in animals, don't miss this site. It contains an extraordinary number of links to all types of zoological web sites, e-mail lists and other important information.
Information on Rare, Threatened and Endangered Mammals
There is a lot of information here on a lot of species. Included are conservation links.
Zoology Class Bookmarks
This page is maintained by James F. Mahaffy, Biology Department, Dordt College, Sioux Center, Iowa USA. It has some great links to help you find various zoological topics on the Web.