Welcome! Active Wild contains a vast amount of information on animals and many other natural history subjects.
Use this page to explore the main sections of Active Wild and find the facts you want fast.
Animals & The Animal Kingdom
Active Wild is, at heart, an animal website. We launched the site with the aim of providing accessible, trustworthy and free information on animals and the animal kingdom for people of all ages, all around the world, and have never deviated from that vision.
Below are some of the site’s main animal pages, from which you can launch your own exploration of the animal kingdom.
Key Animal Pages on Active Wild
Animals Main Page
On this page you'll find links to all of the main animal sections on Active Wild, together with a complete guide to the animal kingdom.
Discover what makes an animal an animal, and how animals are classified into groups such as orders and families.
Types of Animals
There are many different types of animals. In this section of Active Wild you’ll find information on many different animal groups, including all of the major vertebrate and invertebrate groups. Don’t know the difference between reptiles and amphibians? If not, you soon will!
Animals Around The World
A continent-by-continent exploration of the animal kingdom. Find out which animals live where!
Discover different animal habitats and the animals found in each.
Active Wild Ultimate Guides provide in-depth information on a wide range of topics, from insects to rainforests.
Sadly, many species around the world are becoming endangered. On this page, you'll meet endangered species and explore the threats they face.
Prehistoric Life & Dinosaurs
People all around the world are fascinated with dinosaurs, and with little wonder; these fearsome reptiles were the dominant land animals for millions of years; they were around for much longer than humans have existed!
Key Prehistoric Life Pages on Active Wild
A complete guide to dinosaurs; from egg to extinction!
Types Of Dinosaurs
Discover the different types of dinosaurs, from fearsome meat-eaters to huge, lumbering plant-eaters.
Dinosaurs didn’t have Earth all to themselves! You can discover other amazing prehistoric animals on this page.
The Geologic Timescale
Geologists link things that happened in the past with the rocks that were being formed at the time. Find out the true meaning of terms such as “Jurassic Period” in this section of the site.
Without plants, there would be no animal life. Even apex predators such as tigers are reliant on plants; the energy they need is produced by plants via photosynthesis, which then makes its way up through the food-chain.
Key Plant Pages on Active Wild
A complete guide to the plant kingdom.
The Life Cycle Of A Plant
Discover how plants reproduce.
Parts Of A Flower
Parts Of A Flower – discover what each of the different parts of a flower is for.
How plants create food from light.
Ecology: Biomes, Habitats & Ecosystems
Earth is a living, breathing planet that provides a vast number of different habitats in which species can live. Here, you can find out about the relationships between living things and their environment.
Key Ecology Pages on Active Wild
Discover and explore Earth’s terrestrial and aquatic biomes.
Find out how living things interact both with one other and the habitats in which they live.
Science is the means by which we further our understanding of the universe.
Key Science Pages on Active Wild
Discover various aspects of science, such as gravity, density and magnetism.
What Is Science
Find out what "science" actually means, and how science has shaped the modern world.
Above is a list of the main sections into which Active Wild is divided, but there are hundreds more pages on the site, each packed full of facts, pictures and fact-checked information on a wide range of topics.
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Search From Any Page
If you want to find information on a specific animal, continent, habitat, etc., then you can use the site’s search function; either use the search box (located at the side of every page), or click on the magnifying glass icon next to the main menu at the top of every page – this will bring up a space into which you can type your search request.
Simply type the name of an animal, habitat, continent, or whatever else you want to find out about and hit “enter”. You’ll be presented with a list of all of the pages on the site that mention that term.
Search Active Wild Using Categories.
Look out for the list of categories that is included on every page. All of our pages are grouped by category; clicking on a particular category in the list will bring up all of the pages in that category.
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