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migration of animals

(Encyclopedia) migration of animals, movements of animals in large numbers from one place to another. In modern usage the term is usually restricted to regular, periodic movements of populations away…

Animals

  Encyclopedia: Animals Animal Science Animal Senses Videos and Educational Activities Behavior Conservation Pets Sea Life Animal Sports Unusual Animals Quiz: Endangered Animals…

Poisonous Animals

Toxic Terrors Sharp claws and teeth aren't the only weapons animals possess. Many creatures use poisons to attack prey or defend themselves. Some of these…

Animals on the Job

People and animals have worked together for thousands of years. Some dogs guard against enemies, while others herd cattle. Cats hunt mice and other rodents, preventing them from stealing food and…

Hybrid Animals

Ligers—the result of crossbreeding lions and tigers—have roamed animal preserves and sanctuaries for years. It wasn’t until recently, however, that these intriguing animals gained wide fame—…

Animals in Uniform

For centuries, animals have been used to help fight wars. Before there were tanks, soldiers rode their horses into battle. Pack animals such as camels, mules, and horses carried ammunition and…

Animal Stories

Animal Books The world beyond Charlotte's Web by Holly Hartman Since the days of Aesop's fables, animal stories have brought readers closer to the animal kingdom while pointing up…

Animal Jokes

Animal Jokes Do YOU know what's little and quick and has 32 wheels? Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side! Why did the chicken cross the Internet? To get to the…

Dangerous Animals

These animals are fascinating, but deadly. by David Johnson Animals Hippopotamuses, crocodiles, and hyenasElephants, big cats, and Cape buffaloesScorpions, bears, and poison-dart tree…

Dangerous Animals

Fascinating but Deadly Elephants, big cats, and Cape buffaloes by David Johnson An elephant can charge at up to 30 miles per hour.ElephantsThe largest land mammal, a male African elephant…