Where can I find out all about an animal or insect (e.g. polar bear, dragonfly, kangaroo, blue whale)? What do you call a group of goats? What do you call a baby swan? Where can I find a list of animal group and baby names? What are some animals that begin with the letters Q, X, Y, and Z (besides zebra)? How long do horses live? Where can I find a list of animal lifespans?
- You will find articles with details about hundreds of animals in our encyclopedia. Just type the name of the animal into the search box at the top of the page and click on the "Go" button to find them. See the Search Tips page if you need more help.
- If you need words for baby animals, male and female animals, or groups of animals, see our lists of Animal Names: Male, Female, and Young, and Animal Group Terminology.
- See also the Gestation, Incubation, and Longevity of Certain Animals for lifespans and other information for many common animals.
- If you are trying to make an animal alphabet, don't forget these: quahog, quail, yak, yakow, xerus, xenopus, and zebu.
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