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Animals

  • Alamosaurus - Alamosaurus is the only known sauropod in North America from this time period (Upper Cretaceous). All North American sauropods died out about 105 million years ago.
  • Center for Veterinary Medicine's Kids Page - Find out about how we protect you and your pets by making sure you and your pets have safe food and medicine.
  • Children's Butterfly Site - Despite their small size, butterflies and moths are some of the World's most wondrous animals.
  • CIA K-9 Corps - The K-9 Corps and their human partners protect the CIA and its employees.
  • Dinosaurs - National Museum of Natural History - Dinosaurs first appeared 230 million years ago, this site can help you learn more about them.
  • Farm Service Agency for Kids - This site has fun games to teach you more about farming, crops and ranches.
  • FBI Working Dogs - Check out the FBI's special working dogs.
  • Giant Pandas Page for Kids - Learn all about the Giant Panda's at the National Zoo.
  • Ice Stories: Dispatches from Polar Scientists - Visitors will enjoy learning about the thoughts and experiences of the scientists working in Antarctica and the Arctic.
  • Insect Zoo & Butterfly Pavilion - Discover different insects and butterflies at the Museum of Natural History. Learn about a bug that hisses, how butterflies eat and why some grasshoppers don't hop.
  • Learning Landscapes for Kids - Bureau of Land Managment lands are "America's Big Backyard." Here's your chance to explore it from your computer and learn amazing things about wild horses, soil, silent invaders and more.
  • Let's Go Outside - Learn how loss of habitat and ecosystems can lead to a decline in biodiversity, and how the Endangered Species Act helps conserve endangered and threatened species.
  • Lion Facts - National Zoo - Lions have strong, compact bodies and powerful forelegs, teeth, and jaws for pulling down and killing prey. Their coats are yellow-gold.
  • North American Mammals - This website provides information for over 400 mammal species and includes high-quality range maps, photographs, scientific illustrations, family tree diagrams, weights and measures, and more. (Flash required)
  • Not All Bugs Are Bad - Scientists in Manhattan, Kansas, are taking a closer look at helpful insects, because bugs that eat other bugs can help farmers use less insecticide (chemicals that kill insects).
  • Rabies Safety - Learn about rabies and how to protect your pet.
  • Smithsonian Education's Science and Nature Page - Learn about the different science and nature exhibits at the Smithsonian Museum.
  • WebRangers - Learn what it's like to be a park ranger. You can customize you Ranger Station, earn more rewards, and play activities!
  • Yellowstone National Park Just for Kids - Take a field trip online and when you're done check out the Yellowstone Animal Alphabet Book.

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