Animals & Wildlife Sitemap - Page 8 2016-09-26

Day Trips
If you don't have time in your schedule for a full-fledged eco-vacation, you can still get out and about while enjoying wildlife. Here are some tips for day trips and other activities that enable you to enjoy widlife while still fitting into a tight schedule.

We still have much to learn about animals and wildlife. Every day scientists learn more how animals live, compete, interact, and adapt. New species are discovered, fossils are found that give us better information about evolution, and conservationists achieve much towards protecting the future of animal life.

Earth Day
Earth Day is when people from around the world pay special attention to the environmental challenges that face our society and planet. Browse these website for information about activities, issues, and events this Earth Day.


Aquariums & Zoos
Hoping to find an aquarium, park, or zoo to visit? Then this is just the place for you!

Fossil Insects & Spiders
insects spiders fossils paleontology Arachnida Chelicerata Arthropoda springtails primitive evolution Hexapoda evolve amber taphonomy Uniramia paleoclimatology paleoecology

Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the questions I receive frequently from readers. If you have a question that's not listed here, please feel free to contact me with a detailed desription of your question and I'd be glad to find an answer for you.


Habitat Profiles
A collection of indepth profiles about the various habitats around the globe. Find out what animals live in various habitats and how the environment shapes the wildlife of an ecosystem.

Just for Kids
Explore these topics about animals and wildlife and have fun at the same time. Designed especially for younger audiences, these websites make learning about animals interesting and entertaining.

Life Cycles
Life Cycles

Mad Cow Disease
Mad cow disease, a progressive neurological disease that affects cattle, belongs to a family of diseases known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.

Wildlife Photographer Portfolios
These portfolios focus on the work of individual wildlife photographers who have made significant contributions to the Readers' Wildlife Photo Gallery.

Reference Library
The resources listed here include glossaries, indexes, reading lists, and useful information aimed at helping you locate basic tools for learning about animals and wildlife.

Research / Discoveries
Research / Discoveries

Read a variety of topics and views about sociobiology, the study of the biological basis of social behaviors.

Taxonomy is the science of classifying organisms (describing, naming, and categorizing organisms).

Taxonomy 101
For centuries, the naming and classification of living organisms into groups has been an integral part of the study of nature. This online course provides an introduction to taxonomy, its history, terminology, and usage.

Tundra - Facts and Profiles About Tundra
Tundra is a cold habitat characterized by low temperatures, short vegetation, long winters, brief growing seasons, and limited drainage. The term 'tundra' is derived from the Finnish word 'tunturi' which can be translated as 'treeless' or 'barren plain'.

Veterinary Science
Discover the many aspects of veterinary science, find out what veterinarians do, and read about the latest research in the field.

Visual Guides
These visual guides combine photographs and facts to provide you with in-depth information about various animal groups, zoology topics and habitats.

Wasps are fascinating and beautiful insects. Some are social and some are solitary, some are pests and some are beneficial.

Wild Friday! Quizes
The Wild Friday! series of quizes lets you measure how much you've learned about animals and wildlife by taking a quiz that focuses on headlines and articles featured at this site.

Zoology is the study of animals and involves research in many aspects of animal life such as behavior, diet, evolution, classification, and distribution.

Explore zoos online and learn about their species, conservation efforts, and upcoming events.