- Common features.
- Nutrition: type, systems of organs involved, role in the carbon cycle.
- Basic interaction mechanisms.
- Kinds of reproduction: asexual and sexual.
- Main groups of invertebrates: sponges, cnidarians, annelids, molluscs, arthropods and equinoderms.
- Main groups of vertebrates: fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
A unique collection of thousands of videos, images and fact-files illustrating the world's species.
Monographic sections on wolfs, beetles and other extinct or alive animals.
Amazing collection of animal sounds, playable on-line and downloadable.
A wonderful selection of 38 of the most beautiful and stunning images ever taken of the animal world. A must-see.
From a minuscule frog to an albino whale, fluorescent fish to a deep-sea Chimera, collected here are a handful of photographs of animals and our interactions with them, as companions, caretakers, observers, hunters and stewards.
If you like animals, you'll just love this photo set.
Another great photo set of the animal world.
An expedition to a tiny island in the South Pacific's Republic of Vanatu has yielded hundreds of new species, including possibly 1000 new species of crab.
The ugly stepchildren of the animal kingdom don't get much attention compared to the perennial endangered animal favorites like pandas or polar bears. But there are hundreds more animal species on our planet that are critically threatened.
360º panoramic view in the Amedee Coral Reef in New Caledonia. Use the arrow keys of your keyboard to rotate the image, and the Shift and Control keys to zoom in and out.
A good overall view on the world of coral reefs, with images and videos.
Learn about the most amazing system of coral reef in the world. With images and videos.
Jellyfish tend to strike inocent bathers with very painful toxins. Learn about it.
Nice insect anatomy scheme.
Reach the molecular level of a fruit fly by zooming in from its head to its chromosomes.
Did you know how much honey does a honeybee make along its lifetime?
Comprehensive overview on the anatomy and ecology of these little unwanted friends.
Bees and ants are true team players unlike other creatures who seek safety in numbers for selfish reasons, according to researchers.
A recently identified stick insect, from the island of Borneo, almost the length of a human arm, is the world's longest insect.
An spider special trick to fool its prey.
Startling photos and video of a recently discovered fish with transparent head.
A vast collection of high quality photos on some 1500 bird species of the world.
A visual guide to many of the U.S. most common birds: habitats, descriptions, songs, anatomy quizz, activities…
See how they court, mate, rear chicks and catch prey.
New Caledonian crows have given scientists yet another display of their tool-using abilities.
A blue stork is proving to be a tourist attraction in a German village. Puzzled bird watchers are unsure how it got its distinctive colour.
Learn about mammals of the world with this interactive species book. Lots of activities and profiles too.
Almost everything you have ever wanted to know about whales. With images and videos.
Lemurs, prosimians, anthropoids, monkeys, apes, hominids... Let's put a bit of order within the primates.