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Animals & Plants

Animals and plants are among the most recognized living creatures to the average person. Humans are categorized as animals, and other animals are often included in households as pets or on farms as livestock. Plants grow all around us and serve to generate oxygen, anchor soils and provide food, among many other benefits. Explore the diverse taxonomy and physical properties of plants and animals (including dinosaurs) and discover information about famous organisms using Wolfram|Alpha.


Query for animals by common name or by scientific name.

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Find the taxonomic classification, site of discovery, temporal period, diet and size of a dinosaur.

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Query for plants by common name or by scientific name.

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Famous Organisms

Explore a variety of organisms made famous due to their use in popular media or science experiments, the fact that they are record holders or many other reasons.

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