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View Resource Animal Information Database

The Animal Information Database is an educational Web site from SeaWorld/Busch Gardens. The site contains a wide variety of information about many animals including fun facts, biological classification, habitat, and news about specific animals at the Sea World/Busch Gardens parks. A fun part of the site is the Animal Sounds Library where visitors can listen to the interesting sounds made by a...

https://seaworld.org/en/animal-info/
View Resource Song of the Earth

This PBS Web site is the online companion to the Nature documentary "Song of the Earth," hosted by David Attenborough. The program explores the elemental purpose of music and offers a fascinating look at the connection between animal sounds and human music. The site includes two detailed lesson plans that integrate science and language arts, designed for grades 9-12. Learning objectives include...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/song-of-the-earth-with-david-...
View Resource University of Bristol: Bat Ecology and Acoustics Lab

This Web site contains audio clips of bat echolocation calls from the Bat Ecology and Acoustics Lab at the University of Bristol. The calls, representing 15 species of bats found in Britain, are time-expanded recordings detectable to the human ear. To hear the entire repertoire of calls for each species, users must download the files and open them with a sound analysis program such as Gram...

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/biology/research/behaviour/batlab/
View Resource NATURE: Hippo Beach

This website is the online companion to Hippo Beach, which recently aired on the PBS series NATURE. And as the website explains, "from the study of hippos' essential relationships with birds to the discovery that hippos can communicate underwater, these mammals deserve a closer look." Students can get a closer look with "Sun, Sand, and Hippos," an interdisciplinary lesson plan for grades 3-5. The...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/hippo-beach-introduction/2045...
View Resource The British Library: Listen to Nature

The British Library's new Listen to Nature web site features 400 recordings selected from the more than 150,000 animal sounds held by the Library. Listen to Nature can be browsed by location, animal type, or habitat. Maps are provided with red dots plotting the locations of recordings; clicking any dot launches a player and the sound file. Alphabetical lists of animal sounds also accompany maps...

https://sounds.bl.uk/Environment/Listen-to-Nature
View Resource British Library: Sound Maps

Can you locate a Cockney accent? What about the location of different traditional types of music in Britain? Both of these tasks are possible and quite enjoyable via the British Library's Sound Maps website. Visitors are encouraged to use the interactive maps here to explore nine different sound clusters, including Music from India, Wildlife recordings, and Accent & Dialects. This last one is a...

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https://sounds.bl.uk/sound-maps/
View Resource Nature Soundmap

The Nature Soundmap offers unique access to the untouched and diverse wildlife that spans the globe, an experience that the Scout team could not pass up. In addition to high-quality audio, we enjoyed the articles within the newsletter that detail the remarkable travel ventures behind the recording process. We also appreciated that the site devotes itself to providing the best listening experience...

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http://www.naturesoundmap.com/