Online Zoo - Virtual Zoo for kids and adults

Online Zoo: Discover The Animal Kingdom In A Virtual Zoo For Kids And Adults

Welcome to the Active Wild Online Zoo, a ‘virtual zoo’ for kids (and adults!). Discover amazing animals from all over the world … without leaving your home!

  • View incredible animal pictures and videos;
  • Discover amazing animals from all over the world;
  • Talk about each species with other animal fans in the comments section on every page;
  • Share the incredible species you’ve discovered with your friends on social media: you’ll find share buttons on every page!
  • New animals added regularly – be sure to visit often to see the new arrivals!
  • Download FREE printable worksheets for use with the Online Zoo here: Free Printable Worksheets.

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List Of Crocodiles In Africa

List Of Crocodiles In Africa: Pictures, Facts & Information

This page contains a list of crocodiles in Africa, with pictures, facts and figures. You can see more incredible African animals here: African Animals List.

The crocodile is one of Africa’s most famous animals. This fearsome aquatic reptile is known for its powerful jaws and explosive ambush attacks.

The crocodile is neither furry nor cute, and is often portrayed as the ‘bad guy’ in nature documentaries, leaping out at unsuspecting zebras or migrating wildebeest.

Although it does have a bit of an image problem, the crocodile plays a vital role in the African ecosystem and several species are currently threatened, with one, the slender-snouted crocodile, being rated ‘critically endangered’ by the IUCN.

Crocodiles are hunted for bushmeat and for their skins. They are also threatened by growing human incursion into their natural habitats.

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Endangered Animal Stories for kids

Endangered Animal Stories: Short Stories About Endangered Animals For Kids to Download & Print

These endangered animal stories will delight wildlife fans of all ages. Download yours today!

We are pleased to announce that individual stories from our books, ‘Tales From The Brink‘ and ‘More Tales From The Brink‘, are now available to download direct from Active Wild (scroll down for details).

Read the stories and learn more about the animals and the threats that they are facing.

Both books are also available from Amazon in either paperback or Kindle eBook format.

Now you can download individual stories as pdf files from this page. You can also download sample pages of each story. Continue reading