Animals are multicellular organisms in the taxonomical kingdom Animalia. Zoology, the study of animals, defines animals using several characteristics: they generally reproduce sexually, consume organic material, are capable of movement and include a blastula stage during embryonic development. Use Wolfram|Alpha to explore the diversity of animals from simple organisms, like jellyfish and worms, to highly complex and large organisms that are wild, like giraffes, or domesticated, like cows.
Reference animals by common name or by scientific name.
Compute characteristics of notable cattle breeds, including dairy cows and beef cattle.
Explore various types of popular horse breeds across the world, including draft and warmblood horses as well as ponies.
Get information on a wide range of poultry breeds, including chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys.
Investigate the wide variety of domesticated cats, created through selective breeding, from small to large.
From companion to sporting dogs, explore varieties of domesticated dogs.
Compute characteristics of various types of pig breeds, including miniature pigs.
Explore notable sheep breeds across the world, including dairy sheep as well as ones bred for wool.
Get information on goat breeds across the world and explore their origins, distributions and physical characteristics.
From homing pigeons to tumblers and high flyers, explore properties of notable pigeon breeds.