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Corpus Christi, TX 78401

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Animal Resources

American Kennel ClubAnimal Planet

Learn about dog breeds, canine health, and information about buying a dog.

Find information on various animals from the Animal Planet!

Audubon Online

Find information on conservation, education, and your local chapters.

Find names of animals either male or female and their offspring.

The Cat Fancier's Association

The world's largest registry of pedigree cats

Care for Pets

Informational site by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Contains information about animal health, selecting a pet, and pet stories.

This site includes various guides to various animal species. Habitat information, breeding and detailed descriptions of many animals. Site provided by

Endangered Species Link

Find a list of endangered animals, extinct species, laws and policies and what you can do to save endangered species.

Healthy Pets

Informational site by the American Animal Hospital Association.

Humane Society

The official web site of the Humane Society of the United States.


Find and A to Z index of insects along with associations and research topics.


Find information on various animals. Site includes audio, video and great photos. Site provided by Netrikon Designs.

The Mammals of Texas

Search or browse index to find animals. Entries include a description of the animal, distribution in Texas, habits and a photograph.

National Geographic Animals

Contains animal photos and nature news stories. Site by National Geographic.

Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter

Photographs, songs, videos, identification tips, maps, and life history information for North American birds from the USGS.

Pet Library Online

This web includes info on wildlife rescue, pet behavior & training, and puppy and kitten selection guide.


The internet information source for pet owners.

Pet Station

"A guide to natural and enlightened pet keeping."

Threatened & Endangered Animals & Plants

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's website with information on endangered plants and animals.

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