This guide is intended as a starting place for finding information about animals within our collection at Pikes Peak Library District. Use the tabs on the left to locate frequently recommended resources.
Including the addition of 25 new species, this 2nd edition is completely updated to reflect the changes in endangered and threatened status. Color photographs and maps provide further illustrate the many species threatened by extinction, including amphibians, birds, crustaceans, fish, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and more. Each entry gives a species description, location, reason for endangerment, and measures being taken to prevent it from extinction.
This online resource book offers broad, comprehensive coverage of the animal kingdom, ranging from the simple -- sponges and corals -- to the complex -- mammals. Animals are grouped by major classifications: sponges; corals; jellyfishes; segmented worms; crustaceans and mollusks; insects; fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; and mammals.
Pikes Peak Library District A-Z Database List
What are Subject Guides?
Subject Guidesare mini-websites that offer resources and library services on a specific topic or subject.
Click on one of the blue tabs to the left of this page to navigate through the guide and access resources.
All pages are printable (see option at the bottom of this page).
Subject Guides are accessible at the library, or from anywhere in the world with wifi, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
You can search for information or resources in the search box at the top right of the page.