Animal Bytes

Each byte is a one-page fact sheet specifically designed to help you quickly find information about some of the interesting creatures found in the animal kingdom. Most species files include scientific classification, basic physical traits, fun facts, and conservation/ecological value.
  • Hourglass Tree Frog


    Includes frogs, salamanders, & newts

  • Reef Lobster


    Includes spiders, scorpions, shrimp, lobster, crabs, insects, millipedes, & centipedes

  • Guira Cuckoo


    Includes penguins, pelicans, storks, flamingos, ibis, ducks, geese, eagles, hawks, vultures, pheasants, cranes, gulls, puffins, parrots, turacos, owls, hornbills, toucans, & starlings

  • False Black Clownfish

    Bony Fish

    Includes coelacanths, lungfishes, gars, tarpon, eels, herring, catfishes, pike, salmon, lanternfishes, cod, anglerfishes, silversides, seahorses, scorpionfishes, perches, cichlids, tuna, flounders, & puffers

  • Bull Shark

    Cartilaginous Fish

    Includes sharks, skates, & rays

  • Moon Jellyfish


    Includes jellyfish, sea anemones, & corals

  • Vermillion Sea Star


    Includes sea stars, sea cucumbers, & sea urchins

  • Tiger


    Includes kangaroos, anteaters, bats, monkeys, foxes, bears, otters, tigers, lions, seals, walrus, whales, manatees, elephants, zebras, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, giraffe, & antelopes

  • Nautilus


    Includes clams, snails, octopuses, & squid

  • Turtles at Turtle Trek


    Includes crocodiles, lizards, snakes, & turtles

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