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Welcome to A-Z Animals, an online animal encyclopedia where you can learn about all your favourite animals, and even some you may have never heard of!
 

Random Animals

Lizard

Lizard

There are around 5,000 different species!
Warthog

Warthog

Has two sets of tusks on it's face!
Giraffe

Giraffe

Long, black tongue can grow to 18 inches long!
Bloodhound

Bloodhound

Affectionate, gentle and even-tempered!
Betty the Butterfly's Blog

Betty the Butterfly's Blog

Huge Decline In Plastic Bag Usage In UK

Wed 10th August 2016 (0 comments)



On 5th October 2015 the UK government introduced a charge of 5p for all single-use plastic carrier bags needed for shoppers in large stores throughout the country, to try and cut both the use of bags and the litter they cause and instead, encourage people to reuse their shopping bags.

Although there are a few exceptions including when purchasing unwrapped food and raw meat or fish, most retailers now have to charge their customers for bags and often offer a slightly pricier bag for life that can be reused (and often replaced by the store when it wears through).

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Recent Blog Articles
Palm Oil Campaign

Palm Oil Campaign

Palm oil plantations have been popping up rapidly over recent years, but many of them are illegally set-up in natural forest and peat-land and are completely unregulated. Thousands of acres of both primary and secondary forest that are either vital to conservation or the native people are being cleared every year. The trade is thought to now account for up to 10% of the world's total greenhouse gas emissions.
 
This boom has happened mainly over the last 10 years and has made palm oil the most used edible oil today. It is found in thousands of products from chocolate and biscuits to soap and lipstick, but many companies actually have no idea where their palm oil even comes from. Under current European legislation, companies do not have to state if they have used palm oil in their products, instead it can be labelled as vegetable oil!
 
We have the right to know what is in the products that we use and consume! Help us to change this...
 
Save the rainforest. Save the orang-utan. Save the world.
 

Bernie BearBernie the Bear's Animal of the Day

Western Lowland Gorilla
Today Bernie the Bear wants to show you the Western Lowland Gorilla.
 
One of the great apes!
Simon Snail If you didn't get here quick enough like Simon the Snail, yesterday's featured animal was the Great White Shark.

Recently Added Animals

MongrelMongrel
Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
Dwarf CrocodileDwarf Crocodile
Digs burrows in river banks to rest!
QuetzalQuetzal
The tail feathers of the male can be 1m long!
UguisuUguisu
Their guano is used in face creams!
Vervet MonkeyVervet Monkey
Rarely found more than 450m from trees!

Gary Goat's Latest Games

Super K9

Super K9

The objective of the game is to guide th...
Poke The Penguin

Poke The Penguin

In this game your objective is to simply...
Milk Panic

Milk Panic

Cows in your farm have eaten something s...
Fleabag Vs Mutt

Fleabag Vs Mutt

You can choose either to be a cat or a d...
Franky The Fish 2

Franky The Fish 2

This is the second and more advanced ver...

Reference Library

Go to our Reference Library and Glossary to learn about Animal Habitats, Diet, Behaviour and much more...