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Fascinating animal facts are paired with spectacular photographs of marine mammals, land animals and birds on this web site.

Detailed, scientifically accurate animal fact sheets will help readers gain an in-depth knowledge of animal species. The facts sheets are illustrated with exciting, close-up pictures of the animals in their natural habitat.

Information is organized by headings such as general description, identification features, habitat and range, feeding and diet, social structure, courtship and breeding, behavior, communication and life span. Common names, as well as the animal’s scientific name and classification are listed.

Marine mammals are animals that depend on the ocean environment for survival. Whales are some of the largest and most spectacular marine mammals, and one can often get close to them, and other wildlife, by taking a whale-watching tour. Before heading out, read the fact sheets about cetaceans (whales) such as orca whales, grey whales, humpback whales, sperm whales, belugas, dolphins, and other marine mammals such as seals, sea lions and others.

Interesting facts about animals that live on land or in the air are also featured, alongside hundreds of pictures covering a wealth of animal species. Discover large predators such as polar bears.

Bird lovers will enjoy reading the facts about birds, and can get to know even more about their favorite species, new is our bald eagle facts. Check the bird fact sheets to learn about the plumages, call-notes, identification features, unique characteristics, and where to find birds such as the majestic bald eagle, great-blue heron, or sea birds such as gannets and puffins.

The animal facts sheets offer interesting, in-depth information about marine mammals, land animals, birds and other wildlife, accompanied by stunning pictures.

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Polar Bear facts & information  ( Ursus maritimus)

Facts: Polar bears have a body length of 180 to 250 centimetres (5 feet 11 inches to 8 feet 3 inches) and a shoulder height of 160 cm (5 feet 3 inches).  The males weigh between 300 and 800 kilograms (660 pounds to 1760 pounds) and the females from 150 to 800 kilograms  (330 pounds to 1760 pounds)....Polar Bear facts & information
Flying Bald Eagle Picture
Bald Eagle Facts & Information  (Haliaeetus Leucocephalus)

Facts: The majestic Bald Eagle is a large and powerful bird of prey. The scientific name, Haliaeetus, means “sea eagle” and leucocephalus translates as “white head.” ...Bald Eagle facts
Killer Whale Facts & Information
(Orcinus orca, Orca Whales)

Facts: The orca or killer whale is a toothed whale and is a member of the Dolphin family (it is the largest dolphin)... Killer Whale Facts
Humpback Whale Facts & Information
(Megaptera novaeangliae)

Facts: Humpback Whales are mammals belonging to the baleen whale suborder and can be found in oceans and seas... Humpback Whale Facts
Sperm Whale Facts & Information
(Physeter macrocephalus)

Facts: The Sperm Whale is the largest of the toothed whales and is the largest toothed animal in the world. The whale was... Sperm Whale Facts
Gray Whale Facts & Information
(Eschrichtius robustus)

Facts: The Gray Whale travels between feeding and breeding grounds yearly. It reaches a length of about 15 metres, a weight of... Gray Whale Facts
Dolphin Facts & Information (White sided dolphins)
(Lagenorhynchus obliquidens)

Facts: Pacific white-sided dolphins can be found in the British Columbia coastal waters of the Northern Pacific Ocean... Dolphin Facts (White sided)
Sea Lion Facts & Information (Steller sea lions)
(Eumetopias jubatus)

Facts: The Steller sea lion is the largest member of the Otariidae (eared seal) family. Steller's sea lions inhabit the cooler... Sea Lion Facts (Steller)




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