List of the Most Amazing Places In The World

List of the Most Amazing Places In The World

On this page is a list of the most amazing places in the world. You’ll find incredible pictures and facts about each location, and links to further information.

From rainforests to mysterious ancient ruins, coral reefs to canyons: there are amazing places all over the world. This list contains some of the most famous locations on Earth, but there are many more. Let us know if your favourite place is missing – we might even add it to the list!

Have you visited any of these places? Let us know in the comments below!

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Hippo Facts For Kids

Hippo Facts: Learn About The Hippopotamus – For Kids & Adults

The hippopotamus one of Africa’s best-known animals. This huge mammal lives a semiaquatic existence, spending most of the day in rivers, lakes and swamps, and only emerging at dusk.

Despite being herbivorous, it is no gentle giant: hippos are notoriously dangerous in the wild.

Sadly, like many of Africa’s large animals, the hippo is threatened by both habitat loss and hunting. Its conservation status is now ‘vulnerable’.

This article contains hippo facts for kids, students and adults, and is part of our African Animals series. Continue reading

Free Printable Worksheets

Free Printable Worksheets

Our free printable worksheets have been designed for teachers and parents wishing to use the information on this site as part of a lesson or home activity.

They offer a fun way of teaching young people not only about wildlife and animals, but also about using the internet to research facts and information.

All questions are multiple choice, and are based on information that can easily be found on the corresponding Active Wild page or section.

There’s no log-in or sign-up required: simply click on the worksheet you want to download!

Worksheets currently available:

  • Rainforest Animals
  • Arctic Animals
  • Antarctic Animals
  • African Animals
  • Australian Animals
  • NEW! Online Zoo: Birds
  • NEW! Online Zoo: Mammals (Carnivora)
  • NEW! Online Zoo: Mammals (Marsupials & Monotremes)
  • NEW! Online Zoo: Reptiles

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Animal Of The Week Active Wild

Active Wild Animal Of The Week

Welcome to Active Wild’s new Animal of the Week section!

Each week we’ll be featuring an extra special member of the animal kingdom, and giving it its own page.

We’ll take an in-depth look at the selected animal, and present all of the essential information in a clearly presented, easy-to-read article.

Of course, we’ll also include the very best pictures, not to mention incredible facts and figures!

See all of the previously featured animals here: Animal Of The Week Archive.

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Online Zoo Emperor Penguin

Emperor Penguin Facts For Kids, Students & Adults

This page contains Emperor Penguin facts for kids and adults. Learn all about the world’s biggest penguin, with information, pictures and video

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Types Of Dinosaurs

Types of Dinosaurs

On this page we’re going to look at the different types of dinosaurs. Dinosaurs came in many different shapes and sizes. To make it easier to understand how dinosaurs lived and evolved, scientists place dinosaurs into various groups – just as they do with all other types of animal.

Rather than looking at individual species or genera, such as ‘Tyrannosaurus Rex’ or ‘Iguanodon’, here we’re going to be looking at these ‘groups’ of dinosaurs. For each group, you’ll find a list of example dinosaurs.

If you want to see a list of dinosaurs rather than learning about types of dinosaur, then check out this page: List of Dinosaurs with Pictures and Information.

In this article we’ve included some of the main ‘large’ groups of dinosaur, such as Theropods and Ornithischians, and we’ve also listed some famous dinosaur families, such as the fearsome Tyrannosauridae and the herbivorous Hadrosauridae.
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