The websites below are librarian-approved sources of life history information, nature photos, video and more. Click here for tips on finding more authoritative websites.
GENERAL: Each of the links in the first list are broad in scope (they include information about a wide range of species), making them a good place to start. Click one, then search for your individual species. Narrower sites, specific to certain taxa, are listed further down.
You may not feel much like a shark, fruit fly, or worm, but you share many aspects of your anatomy and physiology with these and all other animals on Earth. All the various bits and pieces of you–organs, bones, nerves, even your genes–show up in different but fundamentally similar forms in other animals, in some cases animals that lived half a billion years ago, revealing how all creatures on Earth, including you, are just variations on a theme. NOVA Evolution.
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