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View Resource Animal Tails

Call it tail envy. With only a vestigial nub to show for ourselves, perhaps it's no wonder that animal tails capture our attention. The following Web sites present some of the more interesting tails to be found in the animal kingdom. The first Web site contains a recent article from Discovery News describing new findings that at least one species of scorpion produces two distinct types of tail...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0124
View Resource The Life of Mammals

The Life of Mammals is a new 10-part BBC Nature series hosted by David Attenborough. This "biggest ever wildlife series devoted to mammals" has a suitably enormous companion Web site, which offers more interactive, multimedia features than you can imagine. Video previews, quizzes and challenges, Web cams, in-depth articles, recommended books -- the list goes on. Mammalian social behavior, body...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Mammal
View Resource JungleWalk

JungleWalk is a fantastic directory of animal information on the Internet, offering a well-organized and incredibly extensive collection of external links to animal movie and sound clips and interesting Web pages. Netrikon Designs, a "mom and pop" Web design firm, has created JungleWalk as a kid-friendly site that should "still be useful to educators, parents, and anyone interested in animals."...

http://www.junglewalk.com/
View Resource National Geographic: Crittercam

What would it be like to be a harbor seal? Wouldn't it be fascinating to go on the prowl with lions? With assistance from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic, Crittercam makes it possible, both on television and on this fine website. The Crittercam device (which fits safely and securely on animals) was initially conceived by Greg Marshall, who got the idea after observing a...

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/search/labs/?q=+Critterca...
View Resource Wildlifer.com: Bill's Wildlife Sites

Veteran wildlife ecologist Bill Standley maintains this impressive online directory of websites for fellow wildlife ecologists. The directory is well organized and contains a multitude of Internet resources. The websites are organized by subject and institutional categories. Subject categories include: Mammals, Birds, Herps, Fisheries, and Endangered Species. Institutional categories include:...

http://www.wildlifer.com/wildlifesites/