Offers information on the biology and ecology of various species as well as current status of rare and endangered mammals. Also provides an individual species index sorted by common and scientific name.
Animal Pictures Archive
Submit your photos or just browse the Animal Pictures Archive, offering a gallery of animal-related photos, sounds, and movies searchable by animal common names or scientific names.
Kid Territory: Why Do Animals Have Scientific Names?
Learn all about the meanings, origins, and purpose of scientific animal names with a kid territory article from the San Diego Zoo. Includes scientific name word list, and animal byte profiles of animals broken down by category, habitat, and region.
Funny or Curious Zoological Names
List of strange names (such as Chaos chaos, Doryctes fartus, and Leonardo davincii) that have been assigned to animals over the years.
How to Write Scientific Names of Animals
Offering a guide to understanding some of the jargon of biological nomenclature, descriptions of basic zoological taxonomy levels, and distinctions between scientific names and common names.