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View Resource Animal Diversity Web

The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology provides the searchable Animal Diversity Web database, with species accounts (images and text) of some of the world's mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, sharks, bony fishes, mollusks, arthropods and echinoderms. The database is searchable by common or scientific name. For each species account, information includes scientific and common name,...

http://animaldiversity.org/
View Resource Oklahoma Biological Survey

Associated with the state of Oklahoma and the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma, this Web site provides a wealth of information on the flora, fauna, and ecological communities found throughout the state. The site offers a variety of databases and literature collections on a variety of subjects including rare species, woody plants, breeding birds, and much more. The site is...

http://biosurvey.ou.edu/
View Resource InfoNatura: Birds and Mammals of Latin America

InfoNatura is provided by NatureServe, "a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and providing information about the world's plants, animals, and ecological communities." This Web site is a comprehensive source for conservation, distribution, and taxonomic information on over 5000 bird and mammal species in 44 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Taxonomic treatment of all species in...

http://infonatura.natureserve.org/
View Resource FishBase

FishBase on the Web offers a free "relational database with information to cater to different professionals such as research scientists, fisheries managers, zoologists and many more." Developed at the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and many other partners, FishBase is the online source for "all...

http://www.fishbase.org/home.htm
View Resource Florida Museum of Natural History Zooarchaeology Comparative Databases

The Florida Museum of Natural History offers a number of Web-accessible databases, including this group of databases for the museum's zooarchaeology collection. The physical collection contains "skeletons of vertebrates and exoskeletons of mollusks and crustaceans and their associated data." Information is accessible through individual databases for birds, bivalves, crustaceans, fishes,...

https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/scripts/dbs/zooarch_comp_p...
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 Animal Diversity Web (ADW)

Created at the University of Michigan, the Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is a comprehensive database of animal natural history, distribution, and classification. ADW functions as an encyclopedia as well as an educational resource to support inquiry-based education for thousands of teachers and students. A typical entry, such as the downy woodpecker, includes the latin name (Picoides pubescens),...

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http://animaldiversity.org/