Native Village Animals Library


''We need to enlighten people and tell the world leaders there has to be a better way. If we allow the animal kingdom to disappear, at the rapid rate it is disappearing, then we are killing ourselves faster than we think." Agnes Baker-Pilgrim, Takelma

**7 Surprising Animals That Hibernate
Many animals hibernate during winter, but there are some you may not expect.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards
See the breathtaking photos.

**Birds Of A Feather: The Afterlives Of America's Eagles
For hundreds of years, Native Americans have used eagle feathers for religious practices and cultural purposes


Living with Wolves Saved My Life
At Lockwood Animal Rescue Center, veterans with PTSD are getting back their nature.

A Braver Man than You: Diving the Waves with Wild Sea Lions
Sea lions—they're chubby, goofy and even cuddly-looking. But some people claim they're territorial and aggressive.

**5 Animal Myths that are Absolutely False
Myth #7: Mice like cheese

10 Fascinating Facts About Butterflies
There are more than 17,500 recorded butterfly species around the world,

*The Mating Game
What animal is your match?

**The Bald Facts
How much do you know about our national bird?

11 Facts to Beef Up Your Beaver Knowledge
How much do you know about North America’s largest rodent?

Fur Factor
Understanding mammals means understanding ourselves

The Name Game
Sometimes the common name of a species can be deceiving.

Birds Tie The World Together
An interactive map of migration routes and dates for 118 species of birds

**In Pieces - 30 Endangered Species
An interactive exhibition of 30 of the worlds most endangered species.

The Yakutat Seal Camps Project 2014
A video from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural history

**Eagle Takes Out Drone
Watch the video clip!

What A Bug Scientist Says About Ant-Man
 Entomologist Brian Fisher discovered over 120 new species of ant in the year 2014 alone

**Saving Worms and Making Dirt
 Help worms to survive when they are stuck in the sun by putting them back in the soil.

**How to Create a Wildlife-Friendly Garden
Food, water, shelter and cover -- make your home wildlife friendly!

**Follow Spring Migration
Learn more about Spring Migration in your area

**The Mating Game
Find out which animal you most resemble in love

6 Haunting Songs Sung By  Whales
Listen to eerie audio of humpbacks, bowheads and other whales singing in their natural habitats.

**How Much Do You Know About Owls?
These raptors live all over the world and have been in myths and legends for thousands of years.

Feather Guide
Compares feathers from the  Imperial Eagle

**what is your penguin personality
Which of five penguin species is the most like you? Find out—and learn what you can do to protect them!

Live Animal Cams
Ants, gorillas, hippos and more --from the Toledo Zoo, one of the top 10 zoos in America

**Celebrating the Wild American Burro
Burros are amazing, hardy animals who manage to survive under the harshest conditions.

Explore the online collection from the National Museum of the American Indian

**Animal Track and Animal Sounds Games
What can you see and hear in the forest?

*Animal Neighbors
Know what animals and plants share your backyard? Check out the eNature zip guide!

Endangered Species by state
Interactive Map of Endangered Animals State by State

Insect Quiz

Personal recollections of the passenger pigeon

Bird watching Guide
 Find everything from equipment reviews and identification guides to fun lessons for kids.

**God's Chorus of Crickets
"It sounds like a choir, it sounds like angel music. Something sparkling, celestial with full harmony and bass parts - you wouldn't believe it. It's like a sweeping chorus of heaven."

**The amphibian and reptile extinction crisis
More than 20% of reptiles and 30% of amphibians are at risk of dying out.

*Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Video
Grand Prize - Best of Show at International Wildlife Film Festival . Shot on location in Yellowstone Grand Teton National Park and The National Elk Refuge

**ENature Zip Guides
Learn what animals and plants, including endangered species, share your backyard!

**Bird Audios
The songs and calls of more than 550 North American birds

**How Animal Smart Are You?
Take the quiz.

**Endangered Species Podcasts
A wide selection of topics and locations

A gallery of camouflaged Animals
Camouflaged creatures that are almost invisible.

**The Meaning of Dog Barks
Listen to a variety of dog barks—from woofs to whines—and try to interpret their meaning.

Turtle Voyager Game
Help the loggerhead turtle travel on a 9,000 mile journey across the Pacific Ocean

**2012 Humane State Rankings
The Humane Society's annual Humane State Ranking lists which states are doing the most to protect their animals

**Join the Polar Bear Migration LIVE cam!
Experience the polar bear migration live from Churchill, Manitoba. Best viewing times are from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.

**Where Yellowstone Wolves Roam
Scroll over the interactive map to find out about the different wolf packs of Yellowstone

Games that Bald Eagles Play
These bald eagles sharpen their hunting skills through play

**Center for North American Herpetology

**A Song for the Horse Nation
The bond between American Indians and the Horse Nation has remained strong through the generations.


**Mating Game
Which animal's quirky courting rituals do you best match?

**the Bald Facts
How much do you know about our national bird?

Endangered Species Playing Cards

**Love song of an extinct cricket
Hear the song brought back to life by scientists

**The State of the World’s Animal Genetic Resources
A list of cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and chickens who are endangered due to industrial farming.

**Dolphin Bubbles
Watch live dolphins blow rings of air underwater and play with them!

**Snake Tracks
The world's largest snake enthusiast website!

**A Song for the Horse Nation
Celebrate the horse with this online exhibit from the Smithsonian

**Fall Migrations: Monarch Butterfly Sightings  2011
Follow the fall migration and report your own Monarch sighting

**Navajo Sheep Project
Bringing back the Churro Sheep and Navajo Traditions

**A Woman Among Wolves
One woman's passion for wolves leads her to study the animals in the wilds of Canada

**The Bear
A brief, fascinating film about a cougar and a bear.

**The Great Migrations Games
Help save migrating animals as you guide them through dense forests, raging rivers, desolate plains and untamed jungles.

Winter Wildlife Quiz:
How do North American animals survive the winter?

**Great Migration of the Monarch Butterfly

**A Song for the Horse Nation
Horses in the Native American Cultures online exhibition from the Smithsonian

**Pollinator Live
A distance learning experience for the classroom


**How much life in one cubic foot?
Find out here!


**Loggerhead Turtle Game
Help a loggerhead turtle on a 9000-mile passage across a vast ocean to lay her eggs.

**Polar Bears on Thin Ice

From the Audobon Society

Endangered Species
A list of Endangered Species websites shared by the Library of Congress

**Sea Turtles
No Na Honu Kai
A coloring book in English and Hawaiian

**Adopt a Monarch
Raise your own online butterfly

**Kingdom of the Blue Whale
From National Geographic

**Bird Migration Facts   
Topics includes everything you need to know about they whys and hows of bird migration.

*Endangered Species Coloring Book
A free online coloring book.

Hawaiian Endangered Animals Coloring Books

**Sea Monsters
Learn about the sea creatures who lived in the ancient ocean that once covered America.

**Native American Animals

**Return of the White
The return of Miracle, her prophecies, and the white animals who followed her.

**World Society for the Protection of Animals
Join your voice tp protect the creatures who can't speak for themselves.

Jane Goodall Institute for Wildlife Research, Education and Conservation  
Improve the environment of all living things."

The Humane Society of the United States: Marine Mammals

**Monarch's Shrinking Habitat
From satellite photos found by biologist Lincoln Brower

**The Great Turtle Race
11 loggerhead turtles are being tracked on their journeys to the Galapagos Islands.

**Save The Whales Coloring Book
A free online coloring book

Play, Spirit, and Character
A polar bear and sled dog become best of friends in this moving slideshow.

**Going Home
mazing video: The Catalina Island Conservancy sends the last of the American Buffalo (Bison) home to the Lakota Indians.

About North American Bison
Compares the plains bison and the wood bison.

**The Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
Inter-tribal agency committed to off-reservation treaty rights for 11 Ojibwe tribes

Honey bees butterflies, moths, birds, bats and other pollinators are declining. Help bring them back!

Animal Cognition and Learning

Dragoo Institute for the Betterment of Skunks and Skunk Reputations
Provides basic biological information pertaining to wild skunks.

US Seafood Facts

Shark School  
From the San Diego Natural History Museum.

Office of Sustainable Fisheries [pdf]

**Togo, the Sled Dog Overlooked by History
Meet the dog who won the Great Race of Mercy in January 1925 and inspired the the Iditarod Race

**Watch Polar Bears LIVE
Real-time video feed from Canada's high north.

  Defending Our Oceans: Whaling
The impact of the whaling industry on whale populations and on the health of the oceans.

*Migratory Bird Podcasts
From the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center

Digging the Zoo
Three species of peccary have been hunted by native American groups from Argentina to Arizona

Beluga Whale
What makes a Beluga a Beluga?  Find out!

Contains material on 1265 species, along with 1173 distribution maps, 3449 literature references, 140 sound files, and 7188 photographs

**Rosalie Little Thunder discusses buffalo
The Lakota Elder discusses the buffalo, Native American involvement in the hunt, and a way of thinking and living.

**Insects as Pets
Brief descriptions of some insects that would be suitable as pets

**Dogs: Wolf, Myth, Hero & Friend   
This online exhibit covers a variety of topics related to dogs, including evolution, canine communication, and careers with dogs

New Guinea's Foja Mountains new and "missing" species.
See photos of new and "and missing" species recently found in an isolated Indonesian jungle.

**Census of Marine Life
Results of a 10 year study of coastal fish tracking

**Whale Species at risk
A slide show showing why sonar is harmful to whales

**The Wildlife Protection Network
Dedicated to educating the public about wildlife, and the environment.

** WildCam Africa
Live webcam from an African game reserve

** World Council of Whalers
The United Voice of Whaling Peoples

** The Burgess Shale: Evolution's Big Bang
The isolated Burgess Shale fossils found high in the Canadian Rockies includes the ancestors of virtually all known living animals

Information and educational material about birds of the United States and Canada

**SilverWolf Horse and Pack Animal Sanctuary
Rescues horses and pack animals from poor/unsafe living conditions to provide Native children the opportunity to learn and better themselves in the Community.

**Deep-Sea Jelly Uses Glowing Lures to Catch Fish
A newly discovered species of siphonophores, which are related to typical jellyfish.
Polar Bear Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission
"the greatest challenge to conservation of polar bears may be large scale ecological change resulting from climatic warming."

**Flying Snakes
Information and videos about snakes that really fly!

**Sharks: Myth and Mystery
From the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Familiar Birds: Life Histories of Familiar North American Birds
Excerpts from hundreds of species biographies.

Pale Male
Photograph of Pale Male, a red-tailed hawk who made national headlines in 2004.

Information about penguin behaviors, species, penguin FAQs, games, and more.

Blobal Treasure and Haven for Birds
An interactive migration map for birds from North American's Boreal Forest

Mother Knows Best
Red squirrel moms are passing on genetic changes to their babies that may help combat global warming.

Butterfly Rainforest
A living exhibit that supports hundreds of butterflies from around the world

Magellanic Penguin
Facts about "the most common of the 17 species of penguins.

Animal Diversity Web
Searchable encyclopedia of thousands of photos, sound recordings, & other information about
 animal species.

*Beautiful Jim Key
Said to have an i.q. equivalent to a human sixth grader, this 1897 celebrity was a horse!

24 days from birth to flight.

Fin, Fur and Feather Bureau of Investigation
Animal agents fighting for truth, justice, and stuff like that.

*Frogs: A Chorus of Colors
Information, photographs, and audio files of individual world species and of a frog chorus

*North American Native Fishes Association
A Checklist of Freshwater Fishes Native to North America and a Fish in Focus section

*Alternative Pollinators: Native Bees
Using solitary or native bees as pollinators

*Crane Species Field Guide
  This guide to the world's 15 species of cranes describes adult and    juvenile birds, diet, habitat, and threats to survival

*Whale Song
Hear live whale vocalizations from Maui, Hawai'i. Best listening times are from 11 PM-7 AM Hawai'i time (1-9 AM PST, 4 AM-noon EST).

* The Spider Myths Site
From the Curator of Arachnids at Burke Museum,Washington state.

*Traditional legends from the Columbia River Gorge
As told by Ed Edmo, of Shoshone-Bannock, Yakama, Nez Perce and French descent

Woodland Park Zoo
Visit this multimedia area to learn about animals in their natural habitats

Can Animals Sense Earthquakes?
    This 2003 article from National Geographic News discusses whether unusual animal behavior can predict earthquakes.

**Winter Wildlife Quiz
Test your winter wildlife knowledge

I saw Caddy!
A woman describes seeing a sea serpent in the waters of Victoria's Cadboro Bay.
(TV; runs2:02)

Dedicated to educating the public about wildlife and the environment.

**Pacific Salmon in Troubled Waters
Features a salmon life cycle simulator, salmon math games, and other interactive features

**Eagle Vs. Turkey: America's First Bird Controversy
Did you know the turkey was almost chosen as America's official bird?

Animals: Word Search Puzzle
In the Miami Language

**Mandan Horse Story
The departure of the early horse from the Mandan Nation and its return hundreds of years later.

Sea Turtle Migration-tracking Education Program
Explains how satellite telemetry tracks migrating  animals,

* Waterfowl Migration Map
Provides "real-time mapping of North America's ducks and   geese" during fall and spring migrations

*Discover the top hawk migration sites in North America
The best Time to see Hawks is during their fall migration

The Virtual Birder
Features images and range maps for dozens of birds, simulated birding tours, photo galleries, and a "Rare Bird Alert."

*Billie the Buffalo Baby
An online, 1956 film that proves despite wanton brutal killings, the buffalo still exist.

*Insects, Disease, and History
The impact that insects has had on world

The Gorilla Foundation
Dedicated to Koko the signing gorilla. Includes general nformation on gorillas and other primates.

*Cyber Salmon
Learn about chum and  chinook salmon, the two most common salmon species found in the Yukon River drainage.

*All About Birds
From Cornell University, an enjoyable, in-depth learning experience about our feathered friends.

The Klamath River
Addressing fishery and water quality issues and other natural resource management items related to the Klamath River Basin

*Honoring the Animal Spirits
What does the symbol of a bear, a whale, a wolf, ..... mean?

*Native American Indian Dog
Learn about this unique animal

*The Coyote
One of the most adaptable animals in the world

*Do Not Take the Javelina Lightly
The collared peccary, or javelina, has very big teeth and it knows how to use them

*Cicada Mania
Awesome information about the current cicada season, the largest insect invasion in history.

*Horse Songs
Nico Wind shares songs and stories about horses in Navajo/Dine culture 

Journey North
A global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change

Chemistry students at Central High hoping to bring the salmon back to Kenduskeag Stream

*The Cicadas Are Coming!
After 17-Year hiatus, the cicadas return. Listen to an audio

*Shoshone Horses
Rusty Houtz, Shoshone elder, tells about the traditional travels of the Shoshone and the coming of the horse

*Raise your own butterflies
Learn how and why butterfly farming is an environmentally friendly business option

Tracking Creatures Through the Trackless Sea
Read about new advances in undersea tracking that may help preserve threatened sea creatures such as sea turtles and blue whales.

*Take the Birdcall Challenge
Test your knowledge of the songs and calls of your region's birds with eNature's audio quiz

Let the Buffalo Roam, Stop the Slaughter in Yellowstone
Photos from the Buffalo Field Campaign's 2004 Bozeman Rally.

Volunteer: nine easy steps of how to observe and report on frogs.

National Key Deer Refuge
Includes a description of the natural history of the refuge, management practices, and facts about  the endangered key deer

Jaws: The Natural History of Sharks
Take a free online seminar about sharks

John James Audubon: The Birds of America
presents the 435 illustrations in the first edition of "The Birds of America" (1827-1838)

Answering Questions About Desert Tortoises
Information on the life and habitat of this  reptile, threats to the species, laws protecting it

"Arctic Oasis: Canada's Southampton Island
Learn about the animals of the Arctic and how the Inuit depend on them

Top Dogs
The Polar Inuit's ancient bond with the sled dog remains intact,
   Nature: Great White Bear
The habits of polar bears, their  secrets for survival and "the challenges of studying polar bears in their freezing habitat."

NWF Wildlife Art Gallery


Wolves in the Wild
See video clips of these wonderful creatures.

Sharks that Fly
Giant sharks rocketing through the air to catch seals near the water's surface.
Photo gallery:

Watch video clips from NWF's movie WOLVES right on your computer!

Wolves or Coyotes?
Take an Interactive quiz

Find extensive information about issues facing wildlife, such as circuses, exotic pets, and animals in zoos

used Vegetarian dog food recipes
 Including "Beagle Bagels," "Canine Corn Bread," "Terrier Tea Cakes." Also includes a few bird and wildlife recipes.

Beagle Brigade
These dogs "sniff travelers' luggage for prohibited fruits, plants, and meat that could harbor    harmful plant and animal pests and diseases."

Infrared Zoo
Thermal infrared photographs of dozens  of animals including birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, and insects and arachnids.

   Infrared hide and Seek
An infrared hide-and-seek game using infrared creatures.

Bears and Coyote
Video showing how to solve common urban wildlife problems humanely and effectively.


 birds at the Autry Museum collections
Who squeaked out a victory as this year’s most popular penguin species?

Winner in 2016 Penguin Election Calls for Antarctic Marine Reserves

How Can Birds Survive Hurricanes?

Autumn Hawkwatch: the best places to see hawks
Click on a location for information about the site and species that can be seen there.

Autumn’s Bounty Can Turn Some Carnivores Into Carb-loving Vegans!
What would you expect a Grizzly Bear to eat when fattening up for winter? Caribou? Salmon? How about a nice fruit salad?

Birdcall Challenge
Test your knowledge of the songs and calls of a region's birds with an audio quiz

Yellowstone Buffalo Slaughter Totals

**The Bald Facts— How Much Do You Know About Our National Bird?
Take the Quiz

**How Many Teeth Are In A Sharks Mouth?
 Folks are fascinated by shark’s teeth—something for which there is no shortage in a shark’s mouth!

Snake Dance
A beautiful scene of snakes mating…

**Explore the Great Barrier Reef
Watch the video!

The Man and the Wolf
Images of wolves from a nature photographer’s point of view and the wolf’s role in the large

Winter Wildlife Quiz
How much do you know about the winter behavior of North America's animals?

**Garden Spiders
Learn about six varieties of spiders that live in one garde

**All About Bird Anatomy
Build your interactive birds with over 100 parts

**Ocean Oddities
Discover a fascinating collection of colorful marine life.

**When Did Dogs Become Man's Best Friend?
 All dogs are descended from the Canis lupus, or gray wolf, but when did they befriend humans?

**How Do FIsh Sleep?
One thing's for sure: fish don't close their eyes, because they don't have eyelids!

Find out more about this "enlightening" insect.

Why Put Stones In Your Bird Bath?
Turns out that stones in the bird bath are more than just an aesthetic element. In fact, they may even save a life.

*Will These Monarch Look-Alikes Fool You?
Take the Quiz!

Garden Patrol: Ten Birds That Help Control Garden Pests\

*Don’t Forget Water for Birds in the Winter!
Water is just as important in the cold months as it is during summer.

Hibernation: The Big Sleep
Scientists studying hibernation in mammals are finding promise for human medical applications

Protection Sought for the Imperiled Yellowstone Bison
Read the petition to list the Yellowstone Bison as Threatened or Endangered under the
Endangered Species Act

**The Animals Came Dancing
Native American Sacred Ecology and Animal Kinship

Tic Tac Toe Game for Adding Fractions
Snare a rabbit for dinner in this free game by 7 Generations Games

North America's First International Marine Sanctuary

Outback Pelicans
 A quick visual breakdown of the pelican bill and pouch.

Ten Fabulous Facts About Butterflies: A Wildlife Garden’s Best Friend

Help the Bees with a TIY Bee Water Garden!
We need to do all we can to help our bee population bounce back and grow

Fireflies turn dusk to disco
It may not be lightning in a bottle, but a Michigan photographer has caught the next best thing

**Owl in Flight
Eagle owl at 1000 frames per sec. towards a camera

The Otter Project
Dedicated to the recovery of the California sea otter

Invertebrate Quiz

**Rare Earthtones
Free endangered species ringtones and phone wallpapers

Invertebrate List

*Little Deer and Mother Earth
A traditional Cherokee story of humans killing too many of their animal relatives and threatening the balance of nature.

Insect Profiles

**Polar Bear Mask
From "Say NO to Keystone"

The desert rain frog 
Perhaps earth's most adorable amphibian, especially when it pretends to be tough!

Quirky Animal Quiz
How well do you know elephants, camels, spiders and sharks?

Fly with the hawks!

Frog Protection - Homeowner's Guide
Keep the environment clean and the frogs healthy by changing the way you care for your yard.

Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed

*Survival -- An Endangered Animal Game
Download app for free!

Fur Factor
Understanding mammals means understanding ourselves.

A group of starlings is called a murmuration

**How Hawks see the world
Video cams allow us fo follow the flights falcons through their eyes!

**Rez Dogs
View (for free) the tragic documentary about dog overpopulation on the Navajo Reservation

**How to Dote on Toads
Make a home for these insect-gobbling amphibians near your garden.

The Name Game
Some names can be deceiving!

**Dogs Decoded
Learn how dogs became human companions and changed human society.

**The Gray Fossil Site
A 5,000,000 year old fossil site in TN with startling and ongoing finds of animals never expected to be there.

How Great Thou Art
A magical video combing video from Yellowstone and the voice of Susan Boyle. Don't miss.

**State of the Birds: Report on Climate Change
How is climate change affecting birds? Check out these detailed reports.

*Discover Life
Free on-line tools to identify species, study nature, report findings, build maps, process images, and and more.

Awesiiwag (The Animal Song)
Listen to and sing this song in the Anishinaabe Language!

**2009 National Wildlife Photo Contest Winners

**A Song for the Horse Nation
Horses In Native American Cultures

*A Salmon Tale
A Free Coloring Book About the Natural Adventure of the Atlantic Salmon

**Frogwatch USA  
Help scientists conserve amphibians.:

** The Horse
From the American Museum of Natural History.

** Christian the Lion
A not-to-be-missed video reunion of a wild lion reunited with the humans who raised him when he was a cub.  Pure joy!

Sue at the Field Museum
Meet Sue, the world's largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex, online

**Listen to Nature: The Language of Birds  
Features essays and sound clips on topics such as songs, calls, bird to man communication, and more.

**When Challenger Flies
Learn the remarkable story of Challenger, the free-flying eagle you've seen during football games and sporting events.

Yeha-Noha, Native American Chant
This video reveals images of totem animals along with the song.. Yeha-Noha

Conservation Status of Imperiled North American Freshwater and Dladromous Fishes
Read the report that has scientists and biologists alarmed and pleading for help.

Best Science Images of 2008
From National Geographic

Domestic Animal Genetic Resoures Information System
Information on the distribution, characteristics, and endangered statuses of 669 breeds of livestock indigenous to Africa and Asia.

**The Lost Ladybug Project
Help save the ladybugs.

**Sturgeon: Menominee Indian Tribe youth & EPA Earth Challenge

Bear Safety in the North Cascades   
Extensive safety tips for traveling in areas where bears are found

Ashes to Snow
An extraordinary online movie of animals, cultures, nature.

*Endangered Species Coloring Book
A free online coloring book.

Hawaiian Endangered Animals Coloring Books

A Salmon Tale
A Free Coloring Book About the Natural Adventure of the Atlantic Salmon

**Sea Monsters
Learn about the sea creatures who lived in the ancient ocean that once covered America.

US Seafood Facts

**Ancient Creature of the Deep
The companion site for a PBS NOVA program about the  discovery of the coelacanth, a fish thought to be extinct.

**The Impact of Climate Change on Whales

Learn more about the world's smallest horse and her children's foundation.

**Polar Bear SOS
Watch the commercial.

**Wildlife Protection Network
Dedicated to educating the public about wildlife, and the environment.

Visually pleasing guide to North American species of seashells

**Saving the Horses; Following Your Heart
The personal story of Karen Pomroy, founder of Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary

**A Visit to the Fish Hatchery
Digital story about the Issaquah Fish Hatchery

Animal Sounds   
Lists animal sounds represented in more than a dozen languages.

Bureau of Land Management Grazing Information
Grazing regulations that will improve the agency’s management of public lands

**Sea Stories
An online journal devoted to the world's oceans and its creatures thru writing, art, photography, and more.

**Live Eagle Cam
A hidden video camera captures the lives of a celebrated eagle family.

Photos: Animals and Oil in Alaska
Polar bears , caribou, and more in the new North Slope photo gallery.

Bird Talk
Can birds grasp basic rules of human grammar? A study says they can.

**University of Minnesota Insect Collection
A major national and international resource of almost 3,400,000 specimens.

Dedicated to educating the public about wildlife, and the environment

**Salmon vs. Dams
Online video clips and related documents for exploring the issues surrounding salmon protection and dam removal.

** Best Wildlife Photos of 2005

**Blue Iguana Recovery Program
Information from this organization that is trying to maintain the blue iguana population in the Cayman Islands.

In Our Hearts, Not Our Homes
Publications, resources, and advocacy pieces presenting arguments  against keeping wildlife as pets

**Giant Pandas
Watch a live web camera of the giant pandas at the National Zoo

Design a Panda Habitat
Balance the need of giant Pandas, visitors, and habitat at the National Zoo.

**Live Loon Webcast

Birds Return
Fabulous birds and bird-related pages

Wild Salmon News!

Live Eagle Cam! 

Bear Trouble 
Only hundreds of miles from the North Pole, industrial chemicals threaten the Arctic's greatest predator

Vancouver Island Marmot Pages
   There are 14 species of marmots, the largest members of the squirrel family;

 Mysteries of the Seas
View video and photography of amazing adventures.

Bear in Mind: The California Grizzly 
A virtual presentation re-creates an exhibit relating to the history of the California Grizzly.

Wildlife on the Brink
A quarter of all mammal species are threatened due to human encroachment.

 Interactive Penguin Links 

Wild-Eyed Alaska 
Dedicated to the wild life of Alaska with photos, ,
audio and video clips

Gorilla Foundation - Koko the Gorilla
Koko has been learning sign language for the last 25 years and now has a vocabulary of more than 1,000 words.

"...features web media clips of interspecies communication with Koko (the signing gorilla) and friends."

Jungle Walk
Tons of Videos, Audios, websites for the love of ALL kinds of Nature!

 National Museum of Wildlife Art 
Art, exhibits, activities, resources and more.

Fall Bird Migration
Track the movements of our feathered friends with this online fall migration timetable.

Amphibian Declines and Deformities
Information about the decline in population and rise in deformities for frogs, toads, and salamanders, both in the United States and worldwide.

 InfoNatura: Birds and Mammals of Latin America
More than 5,500 common, rare, and endangered species in 44 countries and territories

The Turtle Puddle
Learn all about turtles - American turtles, exotic turtles, their health, and more.

Incredible Journey: Hawksbill Sea Turtles
These turtles' astounding navigational feats were observed by Nature Conservancy scientists in the Solomon Islands

Here Come the Hawks
Hawkwatch: the best places to see hawks

K-9 History: The Dogs of War
Dogs have been by the military in both war and peace time
Includes many rare photographs and covers military dogs working as messengers, sentries, lifesavers, draft animals, comforting companions, and more.

History/Whales and Dolphins
A field guide to North American whales and dolphins.

Aboriginal Canada Animals
Caribou, Musk Ox, Otters, Salmon...learn about these animals and their importance in the peoples culture.[Click "Kids" button

] The International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros
Protecting rare horses and the descendents of horses brought from Spain in the 1640s.

Just click on a butterfly to start your learning adventure. 

Endangered Cats of North America: 
Download audio and videos of North America's endangered cats: Canadian lynx, cougar, Florida panther, jaguar, and ocelot

Yellowstone Buffalo
Video and photos of buffalo hazings and harrassment at Yellowstone. 

Adoption Center
From the Defenders of Wildlife: Adopt a bear, dolphin, sea otter, snowy owl, whale, or wolf.

Whales and Other Sea Mammals

Using Dopplar Radar to Save Songbirds
Learn more about this cutting-edge conservation technology and view radar images of birds:

Frogs & Toads in Color & Sound
Photographs along with RealAudio sound recordings of each species' calls

Cloud: Wild Stallion of the Rockies
Follow the story of an extraordinary wild stallion as he develops into a dominating stallion

The World as Seen by a Fish
Put on a pair of virtual flippers and dive into a cyberpond to get a fish's eye view of the world from below.

Texas leads the nation in snakebite victims--under that log might be a copperhead snake.

 Insecta Inspecta World
The world is covered in bugs, so shouldn't you know a little about them? 

Back to the Wild

Sounds of the World’s Animals
Explore what our furry and feathered friends are saying the world over with this fun Web site.

Operation Ruby Throat
Participants observe the Ruby-throated Hummingbird in their home countries and share information with peers across North and Central America

Yellowstone Otters
Join the otters as they play their way through Yellowstone's harsh seasons.

Salmon: Spirit of the Land & Sea
Salmon is a critical link in the health of an entire ecosystem in the Pacific Northwest.

the site which provides you with complete background information on every species of whale, dolphin, and porpoise known to humankind

Gray Whale Migration
The annual migration of the gray whale is underway!


Protecting the Karner Blue Butterfly
The Department of Natural Resources is taking an active role in protecting the habitat of the Karner blue butterfly. Video format :-)

Extraordinary Birds
Birds are remarkable for a wide range of exceptional physical abilities, for their intelligence, and, for some species, their surprising level of rapport with humans.

Sound Safaris
Listen to the sounds of more than two-dozen animals who inhabit some of the world's most remote and endangered habitats.

Lake Monsters of North America
"Champ" of Lake Champlain... "Ogopogo" of Okanagan Lake..."Manipogo" of Lake Manitoba... In North America many large, deep, cold water lakes have stories about monsters that go back to before the arrival of Europeans:

Bigfoot of North America
Bigfoot: a hairy, ape-like, biped that stands seven to nine feet tall and weighs between 600 and 900 pounds. Fact or fiction?

Showdown at Grizzly River
Follows the exploits of Teddy, the 21-year-old alpha female bear living in Alaska, and her 18-month-old cub Toughie, as they emerge from the winter's hibernation to begin the arduous struggle for food.

Return of the Grizzlies
The forest industry would like to see grizzly bears re-established in Idaho, but the question of who will control their fate has not yet been resolved. Video format :-)

Polar Bear Invasion 
Every year more than a thousand hungry polar bears end their summer fast and head into the village of Churchill, Manitoba.

Return of the Wolf
The United States government enlisted the assistance of the Nez Perce Indians to help reestablish wolves in Idaho.

The Western Native Trout campaign has released a scientific report showing the importance of roadless areas to imperiled native western trout.

Glaciers and the Glacial Ages
Charlotte, The Vermont Whale

 Virtual Journey
Salmon: Spirit of the Land and Sea -- OneWorldJourneys
This virtual journey, focuses on the natural history and future of the wild Pacific Salmon

Humpback Whales
Dive below the ocean for an introduction to these charismatic, curious seagoing mammals.

North American Wolf Association

Meet the Peregrine Babies! 
Peregrine falcons Mariah and Cabot-Sirocco are proud to announce that they have produced four clutches and have nurtured ten offspring in a man-made nest box high atop the Kodak Office Tower.

The Cat That Walks by Itself 
In Mexico's Maya jungle, the survival of the jaguar hangs on radio collars, hounds and former hunters

Sea Otters: Threatened Treasure
With a little help from humans, sea otters are making a big comeback in California! Find out more about their progress, then connect to the live OtterCam at Monterey Bay Aquarium to see one in action.;

Eagle Foundation Web Cams
They have been together through both the good and bad times since 1993. Now the most intimate details of this eagle couple's love and family life are revealed publicly via "live" action cameras on the World Wide Web. 

American Buffalo: Spirit of a Nation
Learn about our Buffalo nation: their near extension in the 1800' and their importance to us today.

Following whales is a must see.

Match the animals with their tracks in this interactive event! 

The Nez Perce incredible horse breeding...Comanche--the only surviving U.S. horse from Custer's defeat...more.

Find music in the sounds of nature

 How do dolphins "talk" underwater?
 Listen and learn about communication and echolocation. 

North American Species Migration Routes
A must-visit site created by the National Wildlife Federation. This information-packed North America map tracks migrations virtually, and connects to facts and images of endangered animal species.

Diversity of Fish 
Explore the physiology, behavior, and adaptations of fishes, as well as ways of classifying fishes that help explain how they fit on the tree of life.

Animal Cams
Live video images of all types of animals.

North American Dragonfly Migration Project Guide to Animal Sounds on the Net
Discover seven dragonfly species, follow migrating swarms, and participate in human observations next spring 

earth navigators 
Why do some animals get the urge to migrate? Which bird travels 20,000 miles per year? Find out here!

Guide to Animal Sounds on the Net 
  Birds, bats, bears, fish--hear them speak their own language! Pairs Java Game
Animal Pairs: Match the animals and learn about their habitat.

what is a whale? Naturesound studio doorway
The smallest whale is only 8.5 feet long!

Naturesound studio doorway  
Listen to the animals

North American Lake Monsters
Niataka live in Okagagan Lake, Champlain wrote about "Champ" who lives in Lake Champlain

The Ornithology Website - Photo Gallery ~ 

Cavity-Nesting Birds

The Ponies of Chincoteague and Pony Penning
   Schedule and information for the annual Chincoteague Island  (Virginia) Pony Penning and Auction. Includes many event

The Adventure of Echo the Bat

Learn More about Bison

Video showing how to solve common urban wildlife problems humanely and effectively.

Borror Lab Home Page
One of the largest collections of recorded animal sounds in the world.

Beetle Science
One out of five species of all living things, described to date, is a beetle. Enjoy this interactive website.

Video showing how to solve common urban wildlife problems humanely and effectively.

Geese and Pigeons
Video showing how to solve common urban wildlife problems humanely and effectively.

Video showing how to solve common urban wildlife problems humanely and effectively.

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