Endangered Animals

**Remember to also check the websites listed under "Animals in General" for more on Endangered Animals**

 Animals Fact Guide:Animal Fact Guide houses information about interesting and endangered animals around the world. Each article features an animal's physical characteristics, habitat (with a distribution map), diet, breeding patterns, unique traits and behavior, and when applicable, conservation and tips on what you can do to help.

Especies Animal Fact Sheet- Kids' Planet: Electronic fact sheets on over 50 endangered species worldwide.

Sea Word: Animal Bytes: -general: Sea World/Bush Gardens- provides a collection of quick facts and information about various endangered animals.
AMNH- Expedition: Endangered Animals. Using the side-bar on the left explorers can learn about various endangered animals and habitats.

Animals and Their Habitats: Use the down-loadable sheet to explore animals and their habitats or browse the resources provided and search other websites.
Fact Monster (Endangered Animals Habitats): Fact Monster is a search engine which gathers information from Almanacs, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Atlases. A list of articles is presented when searching for Endangered Animals and Endangered Animal Habitats.

Fact Monster-Habitats: Fact Monster is a search engine which gathers information from Almanacs, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Atlases. The search for Habitats reveals a list of information that discusses the types of habitats that can be found around the world.
IPL Kidspace
(Endangered Animals): IPL Kidspace is a search engine for students. The search for Endangered Animals provides a list of websites for more exploration.

National Geographic: Learn about different types of animals, explore animal pictures and find out facts about wild animal.

The History of the Endangered Species Act: This is a timeline briefly explains the development of the act.

Earth's Endangered Creatures


National Geographic Animal Conservation


American Museum of Natural History--North American Mammals


National Geographic Creature Features


Wildlife Film Maker (The National Geographic Wildlife Filmmaker allows kids to make animal movies using short clips of a wide variety of animals. "With a simple drag-and-drop interface, they can add animal sounds, music and captions. Once a masterpiece is completed, it can be saved on the site to share with family and friends or e-mailed directly to them.")

Endangered Species Home Page- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services: This site is filled with facts about various endangered species.

Wildlife-National Wildlife Federation: This site invites you to explore nine different endangered or threatened animals: the American bald eagle, the polar bear, the buffalo, the gray wolf, the pronghorn, the Canada lynx, the whooping crane, the Florida panther, and the grizzly bear. Learn about efforts being made to help in their recovery.

Watch List- Audubon: Birds and Science: "The big idea behind the WatchList is prevention. By taking action now, we can prevent these at-risk birds from becoming threatened or endangered birds on the brink of extinction."

Animal Info  (http://www.animalinfo.org)    A searchable index for the rarest species.

Bagheera: A Website for Endangered Species  (http://www.bagheera.com)
    Great animal images and graphics, along with endangered species info.

Defenders of Wildlife (http://www.defenders.org)
    This organization is dedicated to the protection of native wild animals and plants. They advocate new approaches to wildlife conservation that will keep species from becoming endangered.

EE Link Endangered Species  (http://eelink.net/EndSpp/)
    Species lists, laws, organizations, and much more -- excellent!

Endangered! (http://www.amnh.org/Exhibition/Expedition/Endangered/index.html)
    This site by the American Museum of Natural History lets you take an expedition through the world of endangered species.

Endangered Species Project North America (http://www.endangeredspecies.org/)
    Photographs of endangered species.

National Wildlife Federation (http://www.nwf.org)
    Contains links to the U.S. Endangered Species Act, habitat conservation plans, and fact sheets on animal life cycles and migration patterns.

Redlist (http://www.redlist.org)    The IUCN Redlist of Endangered Species, that includes statistics and references.

Threatened Species  (http://www.panda.org/resources/publications/species/threatened/)
    Lists and information from the WWF.

The Wild Ones (TWO) (http://www.thewildones.org/wildOnes.html)
    A network of children, teachers, and conservation professionals in 25 countries that provides students with opportunities for cooperative science activities. Contains an index of articles that describe the habits and habitats of various species and the threats to their survival. Includes e-mail links to conservation biologists.

The World Wildlife Fund  (http://www.worldwildlife.org/)
    Read breaking news, look at featured sites, or read the list of endangered species and spaces.

Specific Endangered Animals:

Kids Click- Pandas: Kids Click is a search engine for students. The search for Pandas provides a list of websites for more exploration.

National GeographicGiant Pandas

National GeographicAfrican Elephants

National GeographicAsian Elephants

National GeographicPolar Bears: All National Geographic links on the Giant Panda, African Elephant, Asian Elephant and Polar Bear have text information about the animals and their habitats, video and audio clips)

Sea World: Animal Bytes
-Polar Bears

Eco Kids- Polar Bears: This is a link that gives information about polar bears, their habitat and climate changes)

World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)Polar Bear Habitat (Basic fats about the polar bears' habitat)