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Anatomy of the Human body
Gray's Anatomy
Gray, Henry, 1918
"The Bartleby.com edition of Grayís Anatomy of the Human body features 1,247 vibrant engravingsómany in colorófrom the classic 1918 publication, as well as a subject index with 13,000 entries ranging from the Antrum of Highmore to the Zonule of Zinn."

Arabian Wildlife Online

The Ornithological Information Source

Canadian Museum of Nature

  • Natural History Notebooks
    "...you'll find lots of fascinating facts about 246 animal species. You'll also learn about the amazing diversity of life on earth (both past and present), and why it's important to protect that diversity...The text was originally published in our Natural History Notebook series (1977-81)."

Caterpillars of Eastern Forests
Online booklet by David L. Wagner, Valerie Giles, Richard C. Reardon, and Michael L. McManus

Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest Forests and Woodlands
Online booklet by Jeffrey C. Miller

Catalog of Fishes
Edited by William N. Eschmeyer

Cephalopods at the National Museum of Natural History
Includes "Cephalopods in Action. This is a multimedia appendix to published papers, that features video clips of cephalopods filmed from submersibles" as well as an online bibliography and Giant Squid pages.
Created by Jim Felley, Mike Vecchione, Clyde Roper, and Mike Sweeney

Chignik Salmon Studies: Investigations of Salmon Populations, Hydrology, and Limnology of the Chignik Lakes, Alaska - (dead link) Final Report Anadromous Fish Project

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
"This web site provides browsers with images and information from one of the world's largest collection of well-preserved, sectioned and stained brains of mammals. Viewers can see and download photographs of brains of over 100 different species of mammals (including humans) representing 17 mammalian orders."
From the University of Wisconsin and Michigan State Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections, as well as from those at the National Museum of Health and Medicine.

Crocodilian, Tuatara, and Turtle Species of the World
An Online Taxonomic and Geographic Reference
"This is a world wide web version of the long out-of-print (hardcopy) edition that appeared in 1989..."
Edited by F. Wayne King and Russell L. Burke

Embryology Tutorial
"This tutorial is part of an ongoing project designed to implement multimedia and computer-based learning materials in the university undergraduate classroom...is meant to supplement the presentation of standard videotape, laser video, digitized video and animation sequences in the traditional lecture period."
By Jeff Hardin, Dept. of Zoology, University of Wisconsin

Electron Micrographs of Animal Viruses - (dead link)
Queens University, Belfast

Froglog - (dead link)
Newsletter of the Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force of the World Conservation Union's Species Survival Commission

Great Lakes Fishtank - (dead link)
A Gallery of Great Lakes Fish Species Images

Hawaii State Museum of Natural and Cultural History - Bishop Museum

"The first free electronic newsletter dedicated only to reptile and amphibian conservation and science."

Human Anatomy
"Features the skeletal system, with terms that describe the locations of the parts of the human body, and an introduction to the skeletal system and links."
Minnesota State University, Mankato Emuseum

International Code of Zoological Nomenclature - (dead link)

International Directory of Primatology
"...provides a convenient Internet source of information about organizations, field studies, population management, information resources and people active in the field of primatology. The International Directory of Primatology is an on-line publication of the Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center."

Iowa State University Entomology Image Gallery

ISIS News - (dead link)

Journal of Insect Science
"...publishes papers in all aspects of the biology of insects and other arthropods from the molecular to the ecological. The Journal is published on the World Wide Web by the Library of the University of Arizona."

Journal of the Society for Vector Ecology - (dead link)

The Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 as Amended. (February, 1995) - (dead link)

Marine Mammal Society Newsletter - (dead link)

Museum of Texas Tech University

  • Occasional Papers - (dead link)

National Wildlife Magazine
Publication of the National Wildlife Federation

Natural History Museum, London, England

  • Darwin Centre - (dead link)
    "It provides world-class storage facilities for precious collections, new laboratories, and access behind the scenes for visitors."
    • Darwin Centre Live - Watch Videos Online - (dead link)
      "Presentations by scientists on-site and broadcast live online - find out what's on this month, and watch video from our archive of over 100 events."

Raptor Information System
"...is a keyworded catalog of 29,000 references about the biology and management of birds of prey...It deals with raptor management, human impacts on raptors, the mitigation of adverse impacts, and basic raptor biology (with an emphasis on population dynamics and predation)."
USGS, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Snake River Field Station

Report of the Workshop to Assess Research and Other Needs and Opportunities Related to Humpback Whale Management in the Hawaiian Islands. (NMFS-OPR-11) 134p. (February 1997) - (dead link)

Sea Lamprey Fishtank - (dead link)
A Gallery of Sea Lamprey Images and Photos

Using the Web for Zoological Research
An online article by Donna FitzRoy Hardy, Ph.D., California State University, Northridge.

Vancouver Aquarium - (dead link)

  • AquaNews - A73 [Springer] Released into Home Waters

Vector Ecology Newsletter - (dead link)

Visible Human Project
"It is creating a complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the male and female human body. The current phase of the project is collecting transverse CT, MRI and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers at one millimeter intervals."
Includes an extensive collection of links to projects based upon the Visible Human data

Visible Human Server
"...a virtual anatomic construction kit on the web using the Visible Human dataset."
Features include: "Extract slices, curved surfaces, and slice animations from both datasets (male and female)" ; "Interactively navigate by slicing through the male dataset in real-time" ; "Construct 3D anatomical scenes using combinations of slices and 3D models of internal structures from the male dataset, and extract 3D animations" ; "Add voice comments to video sequences generated using the applets"
Peripheral Systems Lab (Prof. Hersch and his team), Computer Science Dept., Ecole Polytechnique FÈdÈrale de Lausanne

Waterbird Society Bulletin - (dead link)

Will's Skull Page - (dead link)
"It features mammal skulls - taxonomy, identification, anatomy, preparation etc."
Don't be fooled by the Homepage. This site offers a plethora of information including outstanding scanned photos of mammal skulls from Armadillos to Wombats.

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