Bestiary (Bibliothèque nationale de France)

Created by the BNF, this site offers a virtual exhibition of Medieval bestiaries. Brief explanatory texts accompany images from illuminated manuscripts. A more comprehensive version of this site can be found under the French language option.

Medieval Bestiary – Animals in the Middle Ages

Created by an independent scholar, this site is devoted to the representation of animals in the Middle Ages. The focus is on Western European manuscripts, particularly bestiaries. This site is useful as a survey of Medieval animal imagery and topics, and includes images, descriptions, and a bibliography.