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Animal Profiles - An A to Z List By Animal Group

An Index to Animal Profiles By Animal Group

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Yellow Warbler - Dendroica petechia

Yellow Warbler - Dendroica petechia

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Monarch - Danaus plexippus

Monarch - Danaus plexippus

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American pika - Ochotona princeps

American pika - Ochotona princeps

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The following is an A to Z list of animal profiles available, sorted by animal group:

Amphibians

Amphibians - Amphibia
Caecilians - Gymnophiona
European common toad - Bufo bufo
Frogs and toads - Anura
Green poison dart frog - Dendrobates auratus
Newts and Salamanders - Caudata
Red-eyed tree frog - Agalychnis callidryas

Birds

Adélie penguin - Pygoscelis adeliae
Albatross, wandering - Diomedea exulans
Atlantic puffin - Fratercula arctica
Bar-headed goose - Anser indicus
Barn owls - Tytonidae
Birds - Aves
Birds of prey - Falconiformes
Blue-footed booby - Sula nebouxii
Canada goose - Branta canadensis
European robin - Erithacus rubecula
Frigatebirds - Family Fregatidae
Greater flamingo - Phoenicopterus ruber
Herons, storks, ibises and spoonbills - Ciconiiformes
Hummingbirds - Family Trochilidae
Ivory-billed woodpecker - Campephilus principalis
Nene goose - Branta sandvicensis
Northern cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Northern gannet - Morus bassanus
Ostrich - Struthio camelus
Owls - Strigiformes
Pelicans and relatives - Pelicaniformes
Penguins - Sphenisciformes
Pigeon guillemot - Cepphus columba
Roseate spoonbill - Platalea ajaja
Ruby-throated hummingbird - Archilochus colubris
Scarlet ibis - Eudocimus ruber
Shoebill - Balaeniceps rex
Tinamous - Tinamiformes
Tufted titmouse - Baeolophus bicolor
Wandering albatross - Diomedea exulans
Waterfowl - Anseriformes

 

Fishes

Cartilaginous fishes - Chondrichthyes
Cichlids - Cichldae
Firefish - Pterois volitans
Great white shark - Carcharodon carcharias
Hammerhead sharks - Sphyrnidae
Lionfish - Pterois volitans
Lobe-finned fishes - Sarcopterygii
Ray-finned fishes - Actinopterygii
Sharks, skates and rays - Elasmobranchii
Skates and rays - Batoidea
Whale shark - Rhincodon typus

Invertebrates

Arthropoods - Arthropoda
California sea hare - Aplysia californica
Cnidaria - Cnidaria
Echinoderms - Echinodermata
Gastropods, slugs and snails - Gastropoda
Insects - Insecta
Jellyfish - Scyphozoa
Mollusks - Mollusca
Monarch butterfly - Danaus plexippus
Snails, slugs and nudibranchs - Gastropoda
Sponges - Porifera

Mammals

African elephant - Loxodonta africana
American beaver - Castor canadensis
American bison - Bison bison
American black bear - Ursus americanus
American moose - Alces americanus
Amur leopard - Panthera pardus orientalis
Arctic wolf - Canis lupus arctos
Asiatic elephant - Elephas maximus
Atlantic white-sided dolphin - Lagenorhynchus acutus
Aye-aye - Daubentonia madagascariensis
Badger, European - Meles meles
Bats - Chiroptera
Beaver, American - Castor canadensis
Bison, American - Bison bison
Black rhinoceros - Diceros bicornis
Black-footed ferret - Mustela nigripes
Blue whale - Balaenoptera musculus
Bobcat - Lynx rufus
Bornean orangutan - Pongo pygmaeus
Bottlenose dolphin - Tursiops truncatus
Brown bear - Ursus arctos
Burchell's zebra - Equus burchellii
Canids - Canidae
Caracal - Caracal caracal
Caribou - Rangifer tarandus
Carnivores - Carnivora
Cats - Felidae
Cetaceans - Cetacea
Cheetah - Acinonyx jubatus
Common dolphin - Delphinus delphis
Common seal - Phoca vitulina
Dugong - Dugong dugong
Dusky dolphin - Lagenorhynchus obscurus
Eland antelope - Tragelaphus oryx
Elephants - Proboscidea
Eurasian lynx - Lynx lynx
European badger - Meles meles
Even-toed ungulates - Artiodactyla
Giant anteater - Myrmecophaga tridactyla
Giant panda - Ailuropoda melanoleuca
Giraffe - Giraffa camelopardalis
Golden-crowned sifaka - Propithecus tattersalli
Gorilla - Gorilla gorilla
Gray whale - Eschrichtius robustus
Hares, rabbits and pikas - Lagomorpha
Hippopotamus - Hippopotamus amphibus
Hyenas - Hyaenidae
Irrawaddy Dolphin - Orcaella brevirostris
Koala - Phascolarctos cinereus
Lemurs, monkeys and apes - Primates
Leopard - Panthera pardus
Lion - Panthera leo
Mammals - Class Mammalia
Manatees - Genus Trichechus
Marsupials - Marsupialia
Meerkat - Suricata suricatta
Moose, American - Alces americanus
Mountain lion - Puma concolor
Mustelids - Family Mustelidae
Neandertal - Homo neanderthalensis
Nine-banded armadillo - Dasypus novemcinctus
Northern bottlenose whale - Hyperoodon ampullatus
Ocelot - Leopardus pardalis
Odd-toed ungulates - Perissodactyla
Orca - Orcinus orca
Panda - Ailuropoda melanoleuca
Panther - Panthera onca
Pigs - Suidae
Polar bear - Ursus maritimus
Primates - Order Primates
Pronghorn - Antilocapra americana
Przewalski's wild horse - Equus caballus przewalskii
Rabbits, hares and pikas - Lagomorpha
Reindeer - Rangifer tarandus
Rhinoceros, black - Diceros bicornis
Rhinoceros, white - Ceratotherium simum
Rodriguez flying fox - Pteropus rodricensis
Siberian tiger - Panthera tigris altaica
Skunks and stink badgers - Mephitidae
Snow leopard - Panthera uncia
Somali wild ass - Equus asinus somalicus
Southern tamandua - Tamandua tetradactyla
Spectacled bear - Tremarctos ornatus
Tapirs - Tapiridae
Tiger - Panthera tigris
Xenarthrans - Xenarthra

Reptiles

Amphisbaenians, lizards and snakes - Squamata
Crocodilians - Crocodilia
Galapagos land iguana - Conolophus subcristatus
Galapagos tortoise - Geochelone nigra
Green sea turtle - Chelonia mydas
Hawksbill sea turtle - Eretmochelys imbricata
Iguana, rhinoceros - Cyclura cornuta
Komodo dragon - Varanus komodoensis
Lava lizard - Microlophus albemarlensis
Leatherback sea turtle - Dermochelys coriacea
Lizards, amphisbaenians and snakes - Squamata
Loggerhead turtle - Caretta caretta
Marine iguana - Amblyrhynchus cristatus
Reptiles - Reptilia
Rhinoceros iguana - Cyclura cornuta
Turtles and tortoises - Chelonia

Higher-Level Groups

Animals - Kingdom Animalia
Chordates - Phylum Chordata

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