Zoos & Aquariums

Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago
The Lincoln Park Zoo Web site strives to build understanding and respect for wildlife and natural lands across the world. Information on more than 1,000 animals in their zoo as well as great animal photos.

Monterey Bay (Calif.) Aquarium Online
The “E-Quarium” site gives you a look at how one of the newest and most elaborate aquariums in the country works, learn about the effects of El Niño, and see how the sea otter population is being preserved.

National Aquarium in Baltimore 
Located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, this aquarium’s site has a current exhibit on ghosts of the water (jellyfish) as well as trivia quizzes on frogs.

National Zoo, Washington, D.C.
Opportunities to play puzzle games, encounter new births in the zoo, and read about the language learning of orangutans. Permits following, through satellite tracking, the movements of trans-located elephants in peninsular Malaysia to save crop damage. Requires plug-ins.

San Diego (Calif.) Zoo
You can play “Gulp!” at different levels or do a puzzle in “Baby Talk.” This Zoo cares for 3,800 animals (800 different species) and creates outstanding natural habitats for its animals.

Wildlife Conservation Society at Bronx (N.Y.) Zoo 
Opportunity to adventure with Pablo Python. Strong environmental and conservation approach. The photography and layout of text are excellent. Requires plugins.