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Zoology -- Study and teaching

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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/animals/
Switcheroo Zoo

As the name implies, the colorfully animated Switcheroo Zoo -- produced by Tubehead, an interactive multimedia studio -- allows you to swap the heads, legs, or tails of various zoo animals to create fantastical new creatures. Not just a place to watch cool morphing animation, this Web site has educational applications as well. Click on Educators' Resources, and scroll to the bottom of the page...

https://switchzoo.com/
Giant Pandas

The Smithsonian Institution National Zoological Park presents this extensive curriculum guide focused on the giant panda, one of the zoo's most famous denizens. Three sets of multidisciplinary lesson plans -- for grades K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 -- "contain all necessary background information and explore giant panda biology, habitat, zoo science, and conservation efforts." For example, the curriculum...

https://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/giant-panda
Giants of the Animal Kingdom

The following Web sites offer a quick tour of some of the planet's outsized inhabitants, from the relatively large (e.g. giant cave cockroach) to the just plain enormous (e.g. blue whale). The first Web site (1) is an Animal Planet Feature where visitors can meet giants of the past -- such as the giant komodo dragon and the giant sloth, and some of their smaller, modern-day cousins. The site...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0627
Edward O. Wilson

Edward O. Wilson is a name synonymous with ants, sociobiology, and biodiversity. And it's a name that more often than not appears with a mile-long list of accolades trailing it. The University of Alabama offers a more personable introduction to this celebrated scientist, one of the University's most distinguished alums (1). The next site is the homepage of the Department of Entomology at Harvard's...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0822
University of California-Berkeley: Museum of Vertebrate Zoology Data Access

From the University of California-Berkeley, this website provides access to images and data in the institution's Museum of Vertebrate Zoology collections. Refreshed weekly, the data records are available to individual researchers and research groups. The search engine allows site users to search specimens in one or all of the following categories: Amphibians, Birds, Bird Eggs, Mammals, and...

https://ecoreader.berkeley.edu/
Animal Science Image Gallery

The National Agricultural Library, along with the USDA and the American Society of Animal Science are collaborators on this website of animal science images. The images, animations, and videos, which also have accompanying text, are intended for classroom and educational outreach. Additionally, the site also encourages the public to submit their own images relevant to animal science, and it also...

https://animalimagegallery.org/
National Science Foundation: The Secret Lives of Wild Animals

What are wild animals up to all the time? Curious minds want to know, and this interactive and visually stimulating site from the National Science Foundation is just the place to find out. First-time visitors should click over to the Introduction to learn about how the NSF's interdisciplinary team of scientists is designing innovative tracking and information-management systems to learn exactly...

https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/animals/
Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections

Texas A&M University has crafted this unique and wonderful collection of materials for use by the scientific community and anyone else with an interest in natural history and other matters. The collections here are maintained by staff and faculty at the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences and they are updated on a regular basis. On the site, the Collections area contains separate links...

https://brtc.tamu.edu/