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

Online Zoo - Virtual Zoo for kids and adults

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

  • View incredible animal pictures;
  • 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 – there are share buttons on every page!
  • New animals added regularly – be sure to visit often to see the new arrivals!

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Animals That Migrate: A List Of Migratory Animals With Pictures & Facts

Animals That Migrate

Examples of animals that migrate include the gray whale, caribou, monarch butterfly, Arctic tern, bar-tailed godwit, Canada goose, Chinook salmon, leatherback sea turtle and blue wildebeest. The best-known and most visible migratory animals are birds, but mammals, reptiles and even insects and amphibians all have migratory species.

On this page is a list of some of the best-known animals that migrate, together with facts about animal migration…

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North American Animals List. Pictures & Facts On The Iconic Animals Of North America, With FREE Printable Worksheet

North American Animals

Iconic North American animals include the American bison, bald eagle, American alligator, grizzly bear, mountain lion, monarch butterfly, wolf, coyote, groundhog, roadrunner, moose, raccoon and bobcat.

On this page is a North American animals list with pictures and facts on each species. Follow the links for further information on particular animals.

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Wild Dog Species List: All Types Of Wild Dogs, With Pictures & Information

Wild Dogs Species List

35 species of wild dogs are currently recognized. They belong to the dog family, Canidae, which also includes all extinct dog species. Members of the family Canidae are known as canids, and may also be referred to as ‘canines’.

The world's wild dogs include animals known as wolves, foxes and jackals.

Well-known wild dog species include the gray wolf, coyote, red fox, Arctic fox, kit fox, African wild dog and golden jackal.

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Mountain Animals List with Pictures & Facts Plus FREE Printable Question Sheet: Discover Animals That Live On Mountains From All Around The World

Mountain Animals

Animals that live on mountains include the snow leopard, Andean condor, bighorn sheep, chamois, ibex, mountain goat, mountain gorilla, chinchilla, alpine marmot, lynx, golden eagle, Vicuña and Himalayan Tahr.

Mountain animals often have special adaptations for living in a cold, windy mountain climate. These include thick, multi-layered coats, modified feet for climbing or walking on snow, and seasonal migration or hibernation.

On this page is a list of mountain animals with pictures and facts. You can test your knowledge of mountain animals with a free printable worksheet. Discover amazing animals that live on mountains all around the world...

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List Of Crocodiles In Africa: Pictures, Facts & Information

List of Crocodiles in Africa

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.

Let's find out more about African crocodiles ...

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Australian Animals List With Pictures & Facts: Discover The Amazing Animals That Live In Australia

Australian Animals List

Discover the amazing wildlife of Australia; this Australian animals list has pictures and facts on Australia’s most famous animals (and many of its lesser-known species).

Click on the photos or follow the links to find further information on key species. Download the free question sheet and become an Australian animal expert!

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African Animals List With Pictures & Facts. Discover Amazing Animals That Live In Africa

African Animals List

African animals list with pictures and facts. Click on the pictures to discover more about each species.

List of African Animals: Introduction

With habitats ranging from tropical rainforest to desert, Africa is home to many of the world's best-known animals, including the lion, cheetah, giraffe, hippopotamus, African buffalo, zebras, wildebeest and other antelopes, and several species of crocodile.

Africa is the world's second largest continent (Asia is the largest), and the African animals included in the list below represent just a fraction of the continent's amazing biodiversity. We add species to this page regularly, so be sure to come back soon!

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