National Zoological Park Home Page
Web site of the National Zoo. Includes a user
questionnaire, news, and information, as well as a photo library. Also includes links to
the Smithsonian Institution. Includes downloadable files that contain press coverage of
the zoo. Coffee drinkers, take note: the site contains an interesting legend about Lewak
Meet Dupree the iguana at this animal-filled Web site. The
page opens with a picture of a panda couple and offers links to other animal photos and
sites on the Web.
San Diego Wild Animal Park
Lets you make an online visit the San Diego Wild Animal
Park, a park that features animals in their natural habitatswithout fences or cages.
Offers a montage of the animals that live in the park.
Sea World/Busch Gardens
Contains an animal information database maintained by the
Sea World Busch/Gardens theme parks. Includes Ask Shamu, a column that
features animal-related questions. Also includes images on numerous zoo species and
information on zoological park careers.
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Features information on the Singapore Zoos orangutans
and tigers and offers a short video clip of the zoo animals.
Terry Polk's Zoological E-mail Directory
Archives e-mail addresses of professionals in the
zoological fields, which also helps locate particular aquariums or zoos.
Provides an online tour of a zoo. Uses an image map to
guide you from exhibit to exhibit.
Attempts to provide information about every zoo in the
world. Includes the ZooLinks page, which offers jumps to hundreds of zoos and zoo-related
information. Offers the ZooNet Image Archives, which features numerous jumps to online
zoos and animal pictures.
This site, the home page of the National Audubon Society,
provides information on the conservation issues and programs the Society is currently
working on. Those campaigns currently target the marine ecosystems of the world, and bird
sanctuaries that protect wildlife habitats. Learn about the Audubon's action agenda for
the 104th Congress. You can also get travel, education, and membership information.
Birds, United States National Park Service (NPS)
(Information Center for the Environment)
Provides a searchable index of birds in the United States
National Park system. Includes information about NPFlora and NPFauna, national PC-based
databases of vertebrate and vascular plant occurrences in the US.
Caring for Your New Bird
This 23-page book includes information on such as listings
as local pet stores, mail order supply catalogs, veterinarians, and bird clubs. Includes
info on choosing a breeders and choosing a bird, the first few days, handling your new
bird, household safety, nutrition, diseases and injuries, and more. This page was chosen
as a Hot Site by Starting Point, a WWW database searching tool.
The Eagle Page from Rocky Mountain High
Pays homage to birds of prey and provides a resource list
of other related sites. A diverse site that provides info (or points you in the right
direction) about the US Bald Eagle Protection Act, information on adopting an eagle, and
poems and song lyrics about eagles.
The Fabulous Kakapo (Strigops Habroptilus)
Focuses on the Kakapo bird, a rare nocturnal, flightless
parrot thats native to New Zealand. Once prevalent throughout the area, the Kakapo
population is slowly diminishing. There are only about 56 Kakapo left. This site details
how New Zealanders are working to help the population recover.
Michael's Photo Gallery
Caters to the virtual birdwatcher and contains a plethora
of photos, including Cardinals, Blue Jays, Sparrow, Robins, and Finches. Offers a
straightforward presentation and includes links to other sites as well as other nature
The Pet Bird Page
With facts about everything from the Maroon Bellied Conure
to the African Gray Parrot, this site serves as a guide to pet birding. Includes FAQs and
newsgroup connections in addition to specific information on most of the major breeds of
commonly domesticated birds.
UAS Home Page
Introduces aviary practices. Provides software on
aviculture and birding.
United States Fish and Wildlife Service Home Page
Offers information on numerous species (both endangered and
non- endangered), including migratory habits and habitats.
Virtual Birding in Tokyo
Provides exquisite pictures of wild and domestic birds in
Cat Fanciers' Home Page
Provides cat-related information. Offers numerous FAQs on
different cat breeds, feline health, and care issues. Offers links to show schedules, cat
organizations, ftp and gopher sites, as well as links to commercial sites, picture sites,
and cat owners home pages.
Cat House (EFBC/FCC) Home Page
Contains pictures and some audio clips straight from the
cat's mouth. The Cat House (a.k.a. the Feline Conservation Center) is a desert zoo that
contains a variety of wild cat species. More than 50 cats, representing 13 species, live
at the compound. Includes photos of recent births.
Cats On the Internet
This photo-filled site primarily features links to other
people's World Wide Web pages about their cats. The page includes five browsing
categories, as well as a link to the author's own personal Web page, for her cat Maggie.
Listen to a "hello" from the nation's first cat, Socks.
Happy Household Pet Cat Club
The Happy Household Pet Cat Club (HHPCC), a 28-year-old
international organization, is geared toward cat owners who want to exhibit their feline
companions in cat shows. HHPCCs Web site offers access to a bi-monthly newsletter,
membership information, and info on how you can get the most out of showing your household
cat in shows.
Index of /multimed/pics/feline
Lets visitors view and/or download images of lions, tigers,
cougars, cheetahs, and other large cats.
JESSICATS Home Page
Features many photos of Siamese cats. The site includes a
link to the Traditional Cat Association Home Page.
LAL Cat Archive
Offers pictures of catsmany cat pictures in GIF
format, many of them quite large. Also contains links to more cat pictures as well as
other cat-related sites. Lets you send your cat's picture for display.
Savage Studios Homepage
Features information on cats of all shapes and sizes.
Offers links to big cat organizations and the Zoe Foundation, which is dedicated to
helping endangered, large cats survive.
The Traditional Cat Association Home Page
Traditional Cat Association (TCA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving
the health, longevity, and physical characteristics of cats. The groups objectives
include establishing a registry for Traditional cat breeds, and to bring back and maintain
the old style look of each breed. This site includes links to cat breeders, a
newsletter, photos, membership information, and more.
The Zoe Foundation
The Zoe Foundation is dedicated to helping endangered large
cats avoid extinction. Funds are raised through product sales, licensing, and donations.
The special focus of the foundation is on the Indochinese tiger, panthera tigris corbetti.
View photos of some big cats, get info about foundation products, and learn how you can
join the preservation effort.
Akbash Dog Home Page
The Akbash Dog is a livestock-protection dog found in rural
Turkey. This site lets you view pictures of Akbash dogs, read their history and breed
description, and learn about Ashkash Dogs International and its rescue program.
Bernese Mountain Dog Home Page
Focuses on the Bernese Mountain dog. Includes photos, links
to mailing lists, FAQs, information about getting a Bernese puppy, and links to owner
Picture-filled site that provides special information on
border collie e-mail lists and an FTP site dedicated to border collie information.
Includes information for those individuals thinking about getting a border collie, as well
as an online training manual.
Borzoi Info Online
Provides information on the Borzoi breed. The Borzoi is a
large hunting dog of Russia. Includes pictures and a link to the Borzoi Geneology
Database. Also offers articles and links to additional general dog-related information.
Canine Activity Calendar
Provides a one-stop-shopping list of canine shows scheduled
throughout North America.
Canine Vaccination Schedule
If you're a pet owner, you know how difficult it can be to
keep up with your pet's inoculation schedule. However, there is an easier way: visit this
site, which contains a schedule for canine vaccinations from age 6 weeks on up to 18
months. The site also provides descriptions on how each vaccine is administered and
describes the illness the vaccine treats.
Caucasion Ovcharka Info
Focuses on the Caucasian Mountain dog, a flock guardian
that has served as a livestock guard, a home guardian, and a fighting dog. Includes
special information on the national club for this breed, and contact information for the
Caucasian Mountain Dog Club of America, Inc.
Choosing a Dog Breed
Offers guidance and suggestions to those who are thinking
about getting a dog. Includes answers to a list of frequently asked questions. Includes a
list of reading resources, including books and links to other sites.
Covers how to properly care for and raise a dog. Includes
tips. Discusses aspects of several different breeds. Includes the electronic version of
the Merck Veterinary Manual and information about CompuPed, a pedigree management
Gives pet owners something different to think
aboutanimal-assisted therapy. The author of this site details the experience of
using dogs to help reach out to the elderly and confined individuals. The site includes
links to organizations involved in animal-assisted therapy, books and publications on
therapy dogs, and links to other dog-related sites.
Dog Term Glossary
Presents terminology both common and uncommon to the canine
field. Provides many links to additional sites, as well as pointers to other parts of the
glossary. Also contains contact information for Humane Societies and the American Kennel
Greyhound Starting Gate
Did you know you can play a greyhounds ribs like an
air guitar? Well, not reallybut at this site, you can learn the other
Top 10 reasons you should adopt a greyhound. This site focuses on finding
homes for retired racing greyhounds. It provides background information on the greyhound
and its history in the United States.
Pomeranian Dog Home Page
Provides information on the Pomeranian. Includes links to
pictures, history, and breed standards, as well as information on other links related to
Portuguese Water Dog Index
Offers information on the Portugese Water Dog, also
referred to as the Fishermans Dog. Offers links to other related sites, including
the Pacific NW Portugese Water Dog Club site, which incorporates HTML 3.0 background
The Pug Dog Home Page
This thorough site presents the Pug dog, a member of the
Toy group. Find out why this dog is a great choice for potential pet owners who live in a
dwelling with no outdoor yard or dog run. The site also provides a guestbook to record
comments for passers-by.
Offers information on e-mail lists of owners of the
Ridgeback dog (sometimes called the African Lion Hound), a native of South Africa.
Presents a list of frequently asked questions, for potential owners of Ridgebacks.
Rottweiler Home Page
Thinking of getting a Rottweiler? Check out this site,
which contains listings of Rottweilers across the country that need a home. This site also
contains smaller images designed to identify links that provide more information.
Includes information and pictures on the Scipperke breed of
dog (pronounced schipperkey). Features a list of additional sites that offer
information on canines, including medical projects and veterinary studies.
Tibetan Mastiff Home Page
Focuses on the Tibetian Mastiff breed of dog. Includes
Tibetian Mastiff-related links to clubs, pictures, purchasing, and information on relevent
The Visual Rhodesian Ridgeback
Focuses on the Rhodesian breed. Contains some links to
adorable pictures of the young ridgeback and the owners that love them. Provides
additional links to other canine sites.
Westies Home Page
Displays pictures of small terriers and doggie cartoon
images. Also provides information to other terrier-oriented sites.
The Dolphin Alliance
The Dolphin Alliance is a citizens action group
established in 1992 that works to preserve dolphin and whale rights and the protection of
their environment. The Alliance has several goals, including working to stop all capture
of whales and dolphins within U.S. waters. The group hopes to do this through public
education and legislative reform.
Dolphin Information ServerHome Page
Serves as a simple resource for pictures and information on
dolphins, killer whales, and other marine mammals. Includes information about Keiko (the
whale in the motion picture Free Willy).
The Dolphin Page
Provides information on the dolphin, including protection
issues, research, and sound and graphics.
The Wild Dolphin Project
The Wild Dolphin Project was started in 1985 to study the
history and communication systems of Atlantic spotted dolphins in the Bahamas. The project
focuses on understanding dolphin behavior, interactions, and communication. This colorful
Web site offers information about the project and includes photos, background info on
dolphins, and information on how you can join an expedition.
Electronic Zoo/NetVetFerret Page
Ferret lovers, come together! This site contains a listing
of links to other sites and other helpful info for ferret owners, including a link to the
American Ferret Association, Inc. the California Domestic Ferret Association, and Ferret
Lover's Clubs throughout the country.
This site includes FAQs, veterinary information, and a
photo gallery of ferrets. Includes links to a mailing list of ferret owners and links to
Did you know there are approximately five to seven million
pet ferrets in the United States? That fact and more can be found at this Web page, which
offers lots of ferret-related info on topics such as: "Care and Keeping of Domestic
Ferrets," "Going on Trips with Your Ferret," and "What Is Your Ferret
Eating?" View ferret pictures in the Photo Gallery.
Amphibian and Reptile Collection
Describes the MVZ reptilian/amphibian collection, which
includes more than 200,000 specimens from around the world. Includes a few pictures. Also
contains a link to information about their animal tissue collection, which can be used for
Contains an abundance of information about all kinds of
mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and butterflies. Offers many links to other animal
Animal Rights Resource Site
The Animal Rights Resource Site, sponsored by the
Envirolink Network, provides information for those involved in the support of animal
rights. An icon-based menu takes you to FAQs, journals, the latest news, and extra
resources. Includes information about the annual International Animal Rights Symposium in
Washington, DC. Information on vegetarianism and veganism also is available at this site.
The Bunny Thymes
The Bunny Thymes is a bi-monthly newsletter that contains
articles by veterinarians, book reviews, vegetarian recipes, children's pages, and
information on rabbit care. Visitors to this site can subscribe to the newsletter online.
Donald Firsching's Chicken Page
Did you know that the average American eats 20 chickens a
year? Thats according to Firsching Enterprises, the sponsor of this site. This page
includes other cool chicken facts and great chicken connections
(links to other sites/info). Contains links to information on the history of chickens, the
poultry industry, and how to raise and care for chickens. Also offers hen and rooster .WAV
Provides information on endangered species. Contains a
large list of extinct species and clickable image maps that identify at-risk species by
Online exotic pet shop. Specializes in birds, reptiles,
frogs, ferrets, iguanas, snakes, hedgehogs, chinchillas, emus, fish, turtles, chameleons,
sugar gliders, wolf dogs, rabbits, and more. Lets you place classified ads for buying or
selling (for a fee). Also includes an Online Exotic Pet Breeder Directory.
Getting a Pet
This sight will come in handy for those who are thinking of
getting a dog or cat and need advice on where/how to get started. The site offers
information on choosing a breed, descriptions of different types of animal shelters,
advice on why you should avoid pet stores, and the truth about puppy mills. Includes links
to related sites.
The House Rabbit Society Home Page
The House Rabbit Society is a non-profit organization that
works to rescue abandoned rabbits and find permanent homes for them. The Society also
educates the public and assists humane societies. This Web site offers information about
rabbits that are available for adoption, plus pictures and bios. It also offers links to
Web sites of HRS local chapters, and provides general information about rabbits as house
How to Put Your Pet on the Web
So you want to show the whole world that great photo you
took of Tabby or Buttons, but you don't have your own Web site. No problemPet Pages
will post your pet's photo on the World Wide Web for you. It's easy and free. Just follow
the instructions and soon your friendly feline friend or favorite pooch can be seen online
by other pet enthusiasts.
Index of /animal_gifs/
Contains an archive of stock photos of animals. Indexes
animals by species.
Inter-species Telepathic Communication
Do you believe humans can communicate telepathically with
pets? If so, you're not alone. This site describes one dog owner's experiences in
communicating telepathically with her dog, and includes submissions by other pet owners
who detail similar communications with their animals. This page also refers you to reading
material on the subject, videos, and workshops around the country on inter-species
Nature Subject Page
This photo- and graphics-laden site features photographic
artwork of animals in their natural habitat. It also includes screen savers of nature
shots that users can downloadfor a small fee. Includes photos of other nature
venues, and links to other sites about nature and travel.
Pet Care Corner
Authored by Lowell Ackermann, a board-certified veterinary
dermatologist and author of 34 books on animal health, this site provides answers to
owner's questions about their pets' health.
Pet Grief Support
For pet owners who are grieving over the death of a pet or
an ill pet, this site offers support and encouragement. One highlight is the Monday
Evening Candle Ceremony, a weekly event in which people across the country (who have lost
a pet) light candles in memory of their departed companions. The site also includes the
Rainbow Bridge story, which provides an answer to the question: "Where do our pets go
when they die?" (You might want to keep a tissue handy for this one.)
PetBunny Home Page
PetBunny, which includes a mailing list for rabbit owners,
is an open forum for people who are interested in discussing rabbits. The discussion
includes such topics as diet, behavior, and medical problems. The site includes a few
links to specific rabbit home pages.
The Remembrance Page
This site, which offers an outlet for grieving pet owners,
includes poems, tributes, and photos from owners who want to share memories of animals.
Visitors can also access links to pages that contain tributes to specific dogs, cats, and
Provides sales information about horses and horse-related
gear. Includes links to the red bluff bull and gelding sale.
The Horse Zone
If you're looking for a horse to buy, or need a saddle or
other riding gear, the Horse Zone might be what you're looking for. This site contains
that information and more. Home of the Equestrian Resource Center, this page contains a
listing of classified ads, a discussion group, and a photo gallery of horses.
The Horseman's Advisor
This Web site serves as a clearinghouse for articles and
products on horse-related topics. Includes a discussion forum, classifieds, and links to
WWW LibraryLivestock Section
This strictly-basics Web site provides a listing of horse
resources, including information on breeds and selection, horse publications, publications
on diseases, disorders, and parasites of the horse, and general information such as
behavior and training, buying a horse, care and horse shoeing, nutrition and feeding, and
Canada Whale Watching
Provides information about the lesser-known whale species
in the Canadian seas. Also includes information about whale-watching tours in New
Brunswick on the Bay of Fundy, in which more than 20 types of whales have been sighted.
Welcome to the Tirpitz Whaling Web Page
Focuses on whales and the whaling industry. Provides links
to the latest news, FAQs, organizations, Internet whale information, and literature on
Whale Adoption Project Home Page
Learn how you can adopt a humpback whale for yourself or as
a gift for a friend. View photos of humpback whales and learn how the whaling industry is
threatening the survival of this species. Features "Whalewatch," a newsletter of
the Whale Adoption Project.
The Whale Information Network
The Whale Information Network (WIN) works to assist the
research, understanding, and conservation of some 25 species of whales and dolphins. The
site includes photos, whale-watching guidelines, whale facts, and background info on
whales throughout history.
Presents the sounds of whales. Includes a small archive of
The Whale Watching Web
Serves as the whale-watchers network on the Internet.
Offers pictures, information about whales, information about countries around which whales
Adam's Fox Box
This colorful, graphics-filled, and award-winning site
gives you the scoop on everything you ever needed to know about the fox. Points you to
articles, books, stories, songs, and poems, photos, and more. Great site for kids and
Antarctica and Its Environment
Examines the ecosystems and wildlife, including fish,
seals, whales, penguins, and sea birds, on the Antarctic continent. Includes descriptions
how wildlife have adapted to the extreme cold of Antarctica, such as fish that have been
able to adapt to temperatures blow the freezing point of their body fluids.
The Bear Den
This site, which contains a wealth of information and
photos about bears, provides up-to-date information about initiatives to protect
endangered grizzlies. Describes the evolution of bears and details the different species,
including the Brown, Polar, and Panda bears. Includes a link to The Cub Den, a new Web
site for children that contains bear info geared to young readers. A sound file lets you
hear a bear roar.
Cochrane Wildlife Reserve
Focuses on reintroducing the swift fox species back into
the wild. Stylish, colorful, and contains good reading. Includes links to other sites,
such as the International Wildlife Coalition and the African Wild Dog Conservation Fund.
Focuses on the impact of humans on Canadian wildlife and
their habitats. Provides interesting facts on the grizzly and livestock diversification.
Provides some species information including the white tail deer, which can be found in
every state in the Continental U.S.
Eastern Slope Grizzly
Concerned about human land use and grizzly bear mortality,
environmental groups and other agencies formed the Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bear Steering
Committee in 1994. This group works to identify and implement research that will predict
the effects of development on grizzly bears. This site describes the Committees
activities and also includes photos of grizzlies.
Frontier Technologies' Lion Gallery
Did you know the lion's tale is the only one in the cat
family with a tassel at the tip? Learn about this and more lion facts at this colorful and
photo-filled site. The award-winning Web page boasts several contributors'
submissionsin the form of photos, factoids, stories, and other items about lions.
Take a moment to hear a lion roar.
GORPNature & Wildlife
Provides information about almost any conceivable
animal-related topicfrom bird watching to protection/preservation societies,
including the U.S. National Parks, U.S. National Forests, U.S. National Monuments, and
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Focuses on the much maligned and misunderstood spotted
hyena, a carnivore that roams the deserts of Africa. Includes lots of photos. This
award-winning site garnered the Point Survey Top Five Percent of the Web.
Introduced Wild Animals in Australia
Provides detailed information on Australian wildlife
evolution. Takes an intriguing look at the impact of animals, such as the cane toad,
English starling, rabbit, and fox, that were introduced into the Australian
ecosystemand subsequently altered the habitat of the wildlife already there.
Kaehler's Mill Farm
Contains information about Galloway cattle and Targhee
sheep. Describes a farming technique called Management Intensive Grazing. Interesting site
for those curious about cattle and sheep farming.
Kids' Action: Rainforest Animals
This site gives a kids-eye view of the animals from
the tropical rainforest, one of the oldest ecosystems of the world. Explains why more
species live in the rainforest than any other area of the world. Answers other FAQs.
Lion Pictures of the Month
Exhibits a monthly gallery of fine feline photography.
Contains not only lots of photos, but also links to other sites and the Lion Factiod
of the Month. Lets you download a .WAV file that a lion roar. Winner of the
Magellan 3 Star Site award.
This site focuses on llamas, the South American camelid.
Contains pictures of llamas, the lineage of specific llamas, and all about llama shows,
products, literature, and llama associations. The site has been voted among the top five
percent of Web sites by Point Communications, and also received a four-star rating by
Provides information on the habits, habitat, diet, and just
about anything else you would want to know about the manatee. Sponsored by Sea World
Education Department, this site also contains links to Sea World of Florida, Texas,
California, and Ohio.
OSU's Breeds of Livestock
Showcases a comprehensive list of the various breeds of
livestock, including cattle, goats, horses, sheep, and swine. Sponsored by the Department
of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University, this site also provides background
information and terminology on animal breeds.
The Polar Regions
Offers links to arctic wildlife and resources, including
wolves, foxes, polar bears, and Antarctic life.
Turtle TraxA Marine Turtle Page
Provides information on marine turtles, which are larger
and more interesting than the ones from the store. Also points out that marine turtles are
endangered and explains the issue, including how you can help.
Wolf Resource Page
Lists wolf resources and provides special reports on
wolf-related news throughout the country.
The Wolf Studies Project
Includes a chance to listen to the howl of the wolf,
pictures of wolves, and links to newsgroups that cover wolves.
The Wolf's Den: Home Page of Wolf McSherry
This site provides information on wolves and wolf recovery,
as well as Native American info, amateur radio, and more. Provides updates on brutality
incidents against wolves. Includes wolf photos and graphics.
Wombats, Marsupials, and Other Animals
Serves as a resource site for marsupials as well as other
kinds of existing and extinct species in the animal kingdom.
The Wonderful Skunk and Opossum Page
Do you know the difference between a possum and an opossum?
Find out about that and other interesting facts at this Web site. Contains drawings and
newsgroup information, skunk and possum trivia, stories, photos, further reading, and a
little historical perspective about these two critters.
The World Wide Raccoon Web
Features pictures, stories about raccoons, raccoon
wildlife management, and links to a raccoon lovers' mailing list.