May 17, 2021 | agudenburr
Big and small. Furry and smooth. Fierce and calm. Animals are incredibly diverse and represent so much that is amazing about our vast planet.
Grab your favorite one, two, three, or four-legged friend and get ready to investigate and discover more about what makes animals such a gift to our lives.
Awesome Animals Book Lists
Children's Book Lists
Check out this informational book list featuring Baby Animals!
Thorndyke Thoughts: Animal Smackdown features informational books of two animals battling each other!
Looking for chapter books? This Animal Fantasy book list features fantasy stories with animals as the main characters.
Adult Book List:
Start an awesome animal journal to keep photos, drawings, information, and notes about all the animals you see this summer. Virtual animals count too!
- Live animal cams are a great way to visit wild animals from the comfort of your own home! Check out the live animal cams at The Detroit Zoo, Smithsonian's National Zoo, The San Diego Zoo, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Explore Livecams.
- Take a trip to see animals at The Detroit Zoo, Dominos Farm Petting Farm, Howell Nature Center, and The Creature Conservancy..
- Go on a scat scavenger hunt in your backyard or nearby park! Scat or animal poop give clues to what different type of animals visit the area. Use this Michigan DNR Scat Dichotomous Key to determine which animal poop you found.