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Overview of an EOL Taxon Page

The heart of EOL are taxon pages—one species (or taxa) per page. Each page is organized around a standard Table of Contents and has text descriptions, images, maps, names, classifications, video and more. Get a quick overview of a species or dig deeper for details. 

Like something you see? All the content on EOL is free to be reused or even shared through Facebook and Twitter. And because over 200 content partners from around the world contribute information to EOL, our taxon pages are a one-stop-shop global view of current biodiversity information.

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Overview Page

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Languages

View website interface in different languages

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Detail Tab

View the full Table of Contents of information for this species.

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Media Tab

View all images, videos, podcasts and sounds for this species.

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Trusted icon

Quickly see if information is from a trusted scientific source or an unreviewed source.

Detail Page

Detail Tab on an EOL Page
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Add to a Collection

Add this page, or any image, video, podcast, map, etc to your own EOL Collection.

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Languages

Many text articles on EOL are available in languages other than English.

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Table of Contents

View all information available in EOL about this species.

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Licensing & Reuse

Find out how to cite content you find on EOL.

Media Page

Media Tab on an EOL Page
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Social Media

Excited about what you have found? Share it through social media live from EOL!

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Filter by status

Choose if you want to see media that is from a trusted scientific source or another source.

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Sort

Choose the types of media you want — images, videos, or sounds.

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Add to a Collection

Add any image, video, podcast or sound to your own EOL Collection.

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