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The Best Apps To Study Wildlife

No need to hit the zoo, these are our favorite apps to study lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! In fact, these apps don't just stop at the famous large wildlife mammals, but cover every type of animal you can think of. Whether you are looking to identify wildlife mammals, or want to dive in deep and learn all about a particular animal, you'll be able to find a great app in our list.

Field Guide to Victorian Fauna
Field Guide to Australian Capital Territory Fauna
Field Guide to Northern Territory Fauna
Field Guide to NSW Fauna
Wildlife Field Guide to Gippsland Lakes

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Field Guide to Victorian Fauna
Field Guide to Victorian Fauna

Field Guide to Victorian Fauna

Museum Victoria

The animals found in the south eastern Australian State of Victoria are unique and diverse

The animals found in the south eastern Australian State of Victoria are unique and diverse. Detailed descriptions of animals, maps of distribution, and endangered species status combine with stunning imagery and sounds to provide a valuable reference that can be used in urban, bush and coastal environments. The content has been developed by scientists at Museum Victoria, Australia’s largest public...

Field Guide to Australian Capital Territory Fauna
Field Guide to Australian Capital Territory Fauna

Field Guide to Australian Capital Territory Fauna

Museum Victoria

Explore the fauna of Australia's capital in the Field Guide to Australian Capital Territory Fauna app

Explore the fauna of Australia's capital in the Field Guide to Australian Capital Territory Fauna app.
The app features over 400 species, including mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles, frogs and invertebrates.

Each species profile contains a detailed description, beautiful photographs, a distribution map and the animal's endangered status. You can even listen to the calls of frogs, birds, possums, koalas, and many other...

Field Guide to Northern Territory Fauna
Field Guide to Northern Territory Fauna

Field Guide to Northern Territory Fauna

Museum Victoria

Explore the Northern Territory's unique and diverse wildlife at home or in the great outdoors with the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory's Field Guide app

Explore the Northern Territory's unique and diverse wildlife at home or in the great outdoors with the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory's Field Guide app.
The app combines detailed animal descriptions with stunning imagery and sounds to provide a valuable reference that can be used in urban, bush and coastal environments. It holds descriptions of nearly 600 species,...

Field Guide to NSW Fauna
Field Guide to NSW Fauna

Field Guide to NSW Fauna

Australian Museum

Explore and identify the unique and diverse fauna of New South Wales with our new app

Explore and identify the unique and diverse fauna of New South Wales with our new app.

Field Guide to NSW Fauna is a valuable tool for anyone with an interest in wildlife. Use it in urban, bush and coastal environments to learn more about the animals around you.

•Browse over 1000 species including birds, mammals, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, insects, arachnids...

Wildlife Field Guide to Gippsland Lakes
Wildlife Field Guide to Gippsland Lakes

Wildlife Field Guide to Gippsland Lakes

Museum Victoria

This Field Guide app portrays the rich terrestrial, freshwater and marine life found in Gippsland Lakes catchment, in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia

This Field Guide app portrays the rich terrestrial, freshwater and marine life found in Gippsland Lakes catchment, in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. It presents imagery and descriptions of over 250 animal species, representing those commonly encountered and others of special interest. It is only a fraction of the rich wildlife found in the forests, rivers, wetlands and lakes of the catchment.

This...

Field Guide to Pest Animals
Field Guide to Pest Animals

Field Guide to Pest Animals

Invasive Animals Limited

Australia has around 80 introduced vertebrate pest species costing at least $1 billion annually in economic, environmental and social impacts

Australia has around 80 introduced vertebrate pest species costing at least $1 billion annually in economic, environmental and social impacts. This app contains pest information, distribution maps, photos, animal calls, control information and resource links for 53 pest species. Future versions of this app will contain more resources, updated information, and additional species.

Animal Field Guide to the Flathead Reservation: Riparian Species
Animal Field Guide to the Flathead Reservation: Riparian Species

Animal Field Guide to the Flathead Reservation

David Rockwell

This app focuses on riparian animals commonly encountered along streams of the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana

This app focuses on riparian animals commonly encountered along streams of the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana. It includes fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds. For each species, it includes photos showing identifying characteristics, a description of the animal, the species' conservation status and sensitivity to climate change, and a range map. For each of the mammals, a track...

Also Good

Apps with average score

Rocky Mountain NP Field Guide
Rocky Mountain NP Field Guide
Rocky Mountain NP Field Guide

Rocky Mountain NP Field Guide

ParksConnect

ParksConnect presents this interactive field guide for Rocky Mountain National Park. Designed for park visitors and enthusiasts, this app highlights over 100 plants and animals found in the park including amphibians, birds, fish, insects, mammals, reptiles, wildflowers, trees, shrubs, and more. Use the app to enhance your Rocky Mountain trip...

Animals Encyclopedia Guide
Animals Encyclopedia Guide
Animals Encyclopedia Guide

Animals Encyclopedia Guide

Edutainment Ventures LLC

Colette said, "Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet." Animal App is an amazing Animal Guide with interesting facts related to animal’s weight, classification, behavior, habitat, conservation and more. The app has Animal Categories, Puzzles, Facts, Quiz and Edubank. With more than 2000 entities under 18 Categories, this...

Map of Life
Map of Life
Map of Life

Map of Life

Map of Life

What species live here? What is that living thing? And where else does it occur? Find out with the Map of Life app, putting the most advanced geographic biodiversity knowledge at your fingertips. The app builds on a global scientific effort to to help you discover, identify and record species...

Field Guide to Western Australian Fauna
Field Guide to Western Australian Fauna
Field Guide to Western Australian Fauna

Field Guide to Western Australian Fauna

Western Australian Museum

Western Australia's animal fauna are unique and diverse. Detailed descriptions of animals, maps of distribution, and endangered species status combine with live images from their native habitat to provide a valuable mobile reference to be used the bush, outback and metro regions of Western Australia. The content has been developed...

Animals of Pilanesberg
Animals of Pilanesberg
Animals of Pilanesberg

Animals of Pilanesberg

mydigitalearth.com

The Animals of Pilanesberg app covers Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians found in the park. The information in this app is taken from the Animals of Pilanesberg field guide by Burger Cillié and Niel Cillié.

FEATURES:
● Universal app – the app will automatically take advantage of the larger screen when installed...

Skunk Guru
Skunk Guru
Skunk Guru

Skunk Guru

Accrisoft Corporation

Do you keep Domestic Skunks? This App aims to help you take care of your skunks, follow other skunk owner's blogs, and get information about the legal and medical needs of your pet.

Use the app to track your skunk's weight and avoid obesity, a major problem in the domestic skunk...

Discover Orkney Wildlife
Discover Orkney Wildlife
Discover Orkney Wildlife

Discover Orkney Wildlife

Rantmedia Limited

Love nature? Orkney’s amazing wildlife and landscapes are an unforgettable experience at any time of year.

Find out where to go and what wildlife to look out for with our handy app.

Features:
• Guide to over 70 species of Orkney wildlife, including birds, plants, mammals and insects
• Information on over 60...

The Wild Animal Sanctuary
The Wild Animal Sanctuary
The Wild Animal Sanctuary

The Wild Animal Sanctuary

FastAPPZ

TWAS has been rescuing exotic wildlife and endangered species since 1980, and is currently home to more than 290 Lions, Tigers, Bears, Jaguars, Leopards, Mountain Lions, Lynx, Bobcats, Servals, Wolves, and other wildlife. These animals were abandoned, abused, illegally kept, or came from other terrible situations. The vast majority of...

Field Guide to Tasmanian Fauna
Field Guide to Tasmanian Fauna
Field Guide to Tasmanian Fauna

Field Guide to Tasmanian Fauna

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Explore Tasmania’s unique and diverse wildlife at home or in the great outdoors with the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery’s Field Guide app. This app combines detailed animal descriptions with stunning imagery and, for some species, sounds to provide a valuable reference that can be used in urban, bush and...

The Kingdon Guide
The Kingdon Guide
The Kingdon Guide

The Kingdon Guide

mydigitalearth.com

This interactive version of Jonathan Kingdon’s Pocket Guide to African Mammals is an essential field guide for those visiting and living in Africa with an interest in its wildlife. It covers all African land mammals, with some of the smaller mammal groups portrayed generically.

FEATURES:
Images, distribution maps and text descriptions...

Mammals of North America LITE
Mammals of North America LITE
Mammals of North America LITE

Mammals of North America LITE

mydigitalearth.com

This is a LITE version of Mammals of North America but is fully functional and includes ONLY 30 species, compared to 459 species in the full app. If you like the way this app works please check out the full version.

The best-selling Princeton field guide to the land and marine...

Kids Zoo - Vertebrates
Kids Zoo - Vertebrates
Kids Zoo - Vertebrates

Kids Zoo - Vertebrates

SoftElixir InfoTech Pvt Ltd

Kids Zoo is an free educational app for kids that helps young children or Kids to learn about the Vertebrates animals.

Kids Zoo is a ultimate guide for kids to see animal pictures and learn animal names and their category or classification.

Browse through category and click on any thumbnail to see...

Viva Natura Field Guide
Viva Natura Field Guide
Viva Natura Field Guide

Viva Natura Field Guide

SITI Systems

price: 2.69 USD

Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals
240 West Mexican animal species
450 color photographs
maps, audio, natural history


Viva Natura field guide to the Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals of Western Mexico includes 240 species of local fauna and over 450 color photographs. There are 1-5 photographs per species, natural history in...

Mammals of North America
Mammals of North America
Mammals of North America

Mammals of North America

mydigitalearth.com

The best-selling Princeton field guide to the land and marine mammals of the United States and Canada is now available in digital form on the App Store.

All the beautiful and accurate illustrations as well as the easy-to-use functionality of the book have been kept while also adding extra features such...

Central Coast Biodiversity
Central Coast Biodiversity
Central Coast Biodiversity

Central Coast Biodiversity

AppNotch

The Biodiversity of the Central Coast website is now available offline and on-the-go! Ideal for field use, this app provides identification assistance for over 210 plants, 80 birds, 190 marine invertebrates, 50 fish, 20 mammals and reptiles, 120 seaweeds, and more.

The Biodiversity of the Central Coast is an on-going project...

Florida Mammals
Florida Mammals
Florida Mammals

Florida Mammals

I.M.D. Publicacion C.A.

Another app in our Florida Wildlife series...

This app shows more than 100 mammal species found in Florida, including the Everglades National Park and the Gulf and Atlantic coast. For each animal there are two or more high-resolution pictures, a brief description, and a link to view the corresponding Wikipedia pages...

California Mammals
California Mammals
California Mammals

California Mammals

I.M.D. Publicacion C.A.

The first app in our new California Wildlife series...

This app shows more than 70 mammal species found in California, including the marine mammals off the Pacific coast. For each animal there are two or more high-resolution pictures, a brief description, and a link to view the corresponding Wikipedia pages within...

Alaska Mammals
Alaska Mammals
Alaska Mammals

Alaska Mammals

I.M.D. Publicacion C.A.

Another app in our new Alaska Wildlife series...

This app shows more than 100 mammal species found in Alaska, including the marine mammals off the Pacific and Atlantic coasts. For each animal there are two or more high-resolution pictures, a brief description, and a link to view the corresponding Wikipedia pages...

New England Mammals
New England Mammals
New England Mammals

New England Mammals

I.M.D. Publicacion C.A.

This app shows more than 100 mammal species found in the region comprising the U.S. states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, including the Atlantic coast off these states. For each animal there are two or more high-resolution pictures, a brief description, and a link to...

Florida Seashore Wildlife
Florida Seashore Wildlife
Florida Seashore Wildlife

Florida Seashore Wildlife

I.M.D. Publicacion C.A.

Another app in our Florida Wildlife series...

This app shows the 133 most common species found on Florida seashores. For each species there are two or three high-resolution pictures, a brief description, and a link to view the corresponding Wikipedia pages within the application window. All descriptive information is in English,...

Texas Mammals
Texas Mammals
Texas Mammals

Texas Mammals

I.M.D. Publicacion C.A.

Another app in our new Texas Wildlife series...

This app shows more than 170 mammal species found in Texas, including the marine mammals in the Gulf of Mexico. For each animal there are two or more high-resolution pictures, a brief description, and a link to view the corresponding Wikipedia pages within...

Animals of Kruger
Animals of Kruger
Animals of Kruger

Animals of Kruger

mydigitalearth.com

The Animals of Kruger app covers Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians found in the Kruger National Park. The information in this app is taken from the Animals of Kruger field guide by Burger Cillié and Niel Cillié.

FEATURES:
● Universal app – the app will automatically take advantage of the larger screen...

Mammal Guide of Southern Africa
Mammal Guide of Southern Africa
Mammal Guide of Southern Africa

Mammal Guide of Southern Africa

Mullen & Pohland GbR

*** Do you plan to go on a Safari in Southern Africa, Namibia, Simbabwe, Botswana or Kenya? Then this is the app for you: Based on the renowned reference work "Mammals of Southern Africa" from Burger Cillié, the app covers 137 species. All larger mammals of the southern African sub-region...

Australian Mammals
Australian Mammals
Australian Mammals

Australian Mammals

Galexy Pty. Limited

A field guide to Australian mammals, covering native and introduced species. The guide includes terrestrial mammals, marine mammals and bats.

To use the guide, drill down though the species groups to find a group that you think is likely to contain the species you have observed. Then you can tap "filter"...

Field Guide to Queensland Fauna
Field Guide to Queensland Fauna
Field Guide to Queensland Fauna

Field Guide to Queensland Fauna

Queensland Museum Network

The animals found in the Australian State of Queensland are diverse and extraordinary. Detailed descriptions of animals, maps of distribution and endangered species status combine with images to provide a valuable reference that can be used in urban, bush and coastal environments. The content has been developed by the scientists...

Wild Animals SMART Guide
Wild Animals SMART Guide
Wild Animals SMART Guide

Wild Animals SMART Guide

Edutainment Ventures LLC

Wild Animals SMART Guide is an app to explore all the precious wild animals across the globe. There are more than 4000 wild species classified under 15 broad categories. The app has Categories, Picture Puzzle, Search, Contribute, EduBank and Quiz for understanding the wild animals in a simple and better...

Wild Africa
Wild Africa
Wild Africa

Wild Africa

MagazineCloner.com Limited

The ultimate series of guidebooks to watching, identifying and understanding the amazing and unique wildlife in Southern Africa.

The guides include high quality images of mammals, birds and other animals plus key information on identification, behaviour and in many cases sound recordings and video clips. Also notes on where to...

MoorWILD
MoorWILD
MoorWILD

MoorWILD

Natural Apptitude

This app is a field guide to some of the most common and/or iconic moorland animal species found within the Peak District National Park and South Pennine moors. It now also gives you the ability to record 11 of the 43 species featured in the app and submit those records...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

Peterson Mammals Field Guide

Peterson Mammals Field Guide

gWhiz, LLC

There’s a reason that Peterson is America’s Best-Selling Field Guide Series®! Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute, these guides are a boon to nature enthusiasts everywhere.

Now available in a mobile version, the official Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America app goes where you go.

Time-tested and uniquely useful, the Peterson Field Guides series has key features that set it apart from the competition.

THE PETERSON IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM
▶ Roger Tory Peterson's exclusive system shows exactly what features to look for to tell one species from another.
▶ Designed to work in the field, every illustration and every word, is directed to that end.

DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS
▶ The most comprehensive, in-depth, and current guide to North American mammals. Includes extensive information on mammal behavior.
▶ Covers the more than 450 species of mammals found in North America north of Mexico, including those that live in near-shore waters.
▶ Includes vocalizations of more than 100 species of mammals.

ACCURATE ILLUSTRATIONS
▶ The only guide to include paintings and photographs of the animals and their tracks as well as photographs of mammal skulls.
▶ Includes full-color illustrations, black-and-white drawings, and detailed range maps.

EASE OF USE
▶ Swipe through page after page of illustrations grouped together by similarity so you can identify mammals faster.
▶ Not sure what you’re looking for? Browse species by mammal type or alphabetically and then toggle the display between animal groups, tracks and skulls.
▶ Looking for something specific? Search by species name, family, or mammal size, and refine your search by location, habitat, abundance, and mammal type.
▶ Make our app YOUR app — make custom lists of mammals via email or social media, add your own photos, share lists with friends, record your sightings, and maintain a life list.

ENGAGE

Find us on Twitter — @petersonguides, and Facebook — facebook.com/petersonguides

SUPPORT
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Have questions? email [email protected]

Field Guide to Emirates

Field Guide to Emirates

maani.us

Field Guide to Emirates, a comprehensive guide with beautiful photographs and concise descriptions of UAE's diverse wonders. This compact guide is for locals and visitors alike to identify, learn about, and enjoy:
 
• UAE's wildlife habitats, parks and reserves, canyons, and deserts.
 
• A large selection of UAE's mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, fish, and plants.
 
• UAE's archaeological treasures, including forts and prehistoric sites.
 
• UAE's fascinating geological history, including the Hajar Mountains, petroleum traps, and much more.
 

 
Field Guide to Emirates features:

• A comprehensive guide and concise descriptions of the country's treasures.

• Beautiful photographs.

• Bird calls and other animal sounds.

• GPS locations and links to Google Maps to plan both adventurous trips and touristic travel.

• Simple interface and quick navigation.

• Search panel, bookmarks, and checkboxes to keep track of encountered subjects.
 
• No in-app purchases.
 
 
 
Field Guide to Emirates / دليل طبيعة وآثار الإمارات

Field Guide to Jordan

Field Guide to Jordan

maani.us

Field Guide to Jordan, a comprehensive guide with beautiful photographs and concise descriptions of Jordan's diverse wonders. This compact guide is for locals and tourists alike to identify, learn about, and enjoy:

• Jordan's wildlife habitats, parks and reserves, canyons, and deserts;

• a large selection of Jordan's animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and fish;

• a large selection of Jordan's plants, including trees, flowers, and shrubs;

• Jordan's archaeological treasures and touristic sites, including Petra, Jerash, desert castles, and prehistoric sites;

• Jordan's fascinating geological history, including the Great Rift Valley, volcanos, rocks, and much more.




Field Guide to Jordan features:
 
• A comprehensive guide and concise descriptions of the country's treasures.

• Beautiful photographs.

• Bird calls and other animal sounds.

• GPS locations and links to Google Maps to plan both adventurous trips and touristic travel.

• Simple interface and quick navigation.

• Search panel, bookmarks, and checkboxes to keep track of encountered subjects.

• No in-app purchases.




Field Guide to Jordan / دليل طبيعة وآثار الأردن

World Life Forms Sampler - eLifeFormsW - An Introductory Life Form App

World Life Forms Sampler - eLifeFormsW - An Introductory Life Form App

Search Life Forms

eLifeFormsW, a World Life Forms Sampler of the World - An Introductory Life Form App is a member of the World Life Forms family of products designed to provide easy to use and powerful tools for accessing, displaying and exploring the world's diverse life forms.

Presenting over 1,600 life forms (counts by class are below), eLifeFormsW presents sample life forms by common name, scientific name and taxonomy.

A geography browser provides drill down by major geographical regions.

Thumbnail images may be toggled on and off for browsing.

The standard presentation views of each life form are the summary, image, narrative and taxonomy views.

Taxon segment menu for Micro (Microbiology), Marine (Echinoderm, Mollusca, Ponifera), Plant (Fern, Gymnosperm, Monocots & Dicots), Insects (Arthropods, Beetles, Butterflies & Moths) and Animals (Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds & Mammals). For ease of access the following segment groupings have been made: Fungi and Monera are grouped in the Micro segment. Sharks are grouped in the Fishes segment. Hymenoptera (ants, wasps, bees), Diptera (flies) and Orthoptera (grasshoppers, crickets) are grouped in the Other Insects segment. Sorting and grouping by alphabet or taxonomy remain integral. The groupings are merely quick links to life forms of interest.

Taxon Counts

Scientific English Count

Amphibia Salamanders And Frogs 5
Araneae Spiders 3
Aves Birds 259
Cephalopoda Octopus And Squid 4
Coleoptera Beetles 146
Crustacea Crabs And Allies 6
Dicotyledoneae Dicots 301
Filicinae Ferns - True And Allies 15
Gymnospermae Conifers & Allies 46
Hymenoptera Bees & Wasps 6
Lepidoptera Butterflies 222
Lepidoptera Moths 71
Mammalia Mammals 164
Microbiology Micro-organisms 20
Monocotyledoneae Monocot 104
Odonata Dragonflies 6
Orthoptera Grasshoppers 3
Reptilia Reptiles 108
Scorpionida Scorpions 3
Teleostomi Fish - Boney 76

Mammals of Africa, Eurasia & Australia - Old World

Mammals of Africa, Eurasia & Australia - Old World

Search Life Forms

Mammals of Africa, Eurasia & Australia - An Old World Mammals App is a member of the World Life Forms family of products dedicated to providing easy to use, powerful reference and discovery tools for the animal and plant kingdoms.

With over 300 life forms (counts by class are below), Mammals of the Old World provides both a common name and scientific name presentation of Africa's, Eurasia's and Australia's mammals in image and descriptive formats.

Four primary methods of sorting and browsing are available including scientific name, common name, taxonomy and geography.

Taxonomy tree information is presented and maps are included for many of the life forms.

A free sampler, eLifeFormsW - A World Life Forms Sampler is available for free download and review. We strongly recommend all interested customers download and sample the demonstration version before buying our paid for products. This "try before you buy" policy allows for interacting with the user interface, content sampling and overall review of the presentation. As regular users of wild life reference materials, we believe our products are best positioned as a supplement to the field guides, software identification tools, atlases and other animal and plant life compendiums and not a replacement.

Taxon Class Counts

Artiodactyla (Pigs Camels Sheep) 96
Carnivora (Carnivore - Meat Eating) 61
Chiroptera (Bat) 13
Dasyuromorphia 6
Diprotodontia 31
Hyracoidea (Hyraxes) 1
Insectivora (Mole And Shrew) 4
Lagomorpha (Rabbit) 5
Monotremata 4
Peramelemorpha 2
Perissodactyla (Rhino And Horse) 11
Pinnipedia (Seal And Walrus) 7
Primates (Primates Monkey Apes Man) 44
Proboscidea (Elephant And Mastodon) 3
Rodentia (Rodent) 23
Tubulidentata (Aardvark) 1