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7th Grade Science - Endangered Species Research: Web Sites

Web Sources in Research - GENERAL INFORMATION

This guide provides links to many websites and specific webpages related to your topics.  

The links under the heading ALL ANIMALS take you to the Home page of a website. Look for a SEARCH box and use your keywords (your endangered species name) to search for a specific webpage in that website related to your topic.

NOTE: These websites/pages have been evaluated by your teacher and the media specialist so you can use them for your research, but pay attention to the author/organization authority and publication dates.

Web Sources


All About Wildlife

(contains Quantitative data on MANY endangered animals)

Earth’s Endangered

(Click on "Find a creature")

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

National Geographic

University of Michigan – Animal Diversity Project

(Excellent website! Definitely try this one for your endangered species.)

Encyclopedia of Life

(Website that collects species info from many web sources - avoid the Wikipedia info) 


Woodland Zoo

IUCN Red List

American Museum of Natural History

National Wildlife Federation

Defenders of Wildlife Organization

World Wildlife Fund: (requests donations – don’t click on those links)

African Wildlife Foundation

Animal Fact Guide

National Parks Conservation Association





California Red-Legged Frog


Whooping Crane

California Condor

Kirtland’s Warbler,1607,7-153-10370_12145_12202-32591--,00.html


American Burying Beetle




Gray Bat

Bactrian Camel


Golden Lion Tamarin


American Crocodile


Differences Between Databases and Web Sites

Evaluating Web Pages

Web Page Evaluation