Did you know that female falcons are larger than males? Or that polar bears can outrun caribou on the Arctic tundra? Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia is an authoritative source of fascinating details about all kinds of animals, including birds, amphibians, reptiles, insects, mammals, etc. Organized by taxonomic hierarchy, the online source is readily searched by keyword or browsed. Each entry covers scientific and common name, physical characteristics, reproductive biology, behavior, feeding ecology and diet, and much more. Color photographs and charts complete the descriptive pictures.
While you’re browsing Grzimek’s, keep an eye on the Libraries’ nesting peregrine falcons. Enjoy!