These sites are about lions, the only species of cat that is sociable instead of solitary. Learn about their physical characteristics, behavior, and group structure. Read about the rare lions living in India’s Gir Forest and why lions in Botswana have to learn to swim. Includes pictures, audio files, videos, and an online video quiz. Includes links to an eThemes Resource on endangered species.
Find out why lions in the wilds of Botswana have to learn to swim. Includes an online video quiz with clips explaining how the lions in this area adapted to their environment. NOTE: The site requires Flash.
Learn more about lions physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, diet, and predators. Click on the video to watch a short clip of animals that live in the Serengeti. To see more photos, click on "View More Photos."
These sites have descriptions of endangered species and include explanations for why certain animals are in peril. There are graphic organizers and Venn diagrams. Includes links to many eThemes Resources on habitats and specific endangered animals, such as lemurs, cheetahs, chimpanzees, tigers, and more.