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The more than 200 animals that call ZooAmerica® home are native to five regions of the North American continent – from the dry deserts of the southwestern United States and Mexico to the expansive forests and tundra of Alaska and Canada. Learn more about these regions and the amazing diversity of North American wildlife and vegetation native to them below.

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Alligator Snapping Turtle

Alligator Snapping Turtle

Alligator snapping turtles are the largest freshwater turtles in North America and among the largest in the world....

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American Alligator

American Alligator

Though often confused with various crocodile species, the American alligator can be distinguished by its rounded...

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Barred Owl

Barred Owl

Often called a "hoot owl," a barred owl can be identified by its characteristic hoo-hoo-to-hoo,...

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Corn Snake

Corn Snake

The name corn snake is a holdover from the days when southern farmers stored harvested ears of corn in a wood...

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Cottonmouth

Cottonmouth

The cottonmouth is also known as a water moccasin. Although venomous, the cottonmouth is not a rattlesnake. This...

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Pygmy Rattlesnake

Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake

These venomous snakes have a small, delicate rattle that sounds like a buzzing insect. A small rattlesnake, the...

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Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake

This is the largest venomous snake in North America and may reach 8 feet in length. Rattlesnakes add a new rattle...

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Florida Gar

Florida Gar

Florida gar can reach a length of 30 inches when full-grown. They use an airbladder to breathe air in low-oxygen...

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Gopher Tortoise

Gopher Tortoise

Over 250 species of vertebrate and invertebrate animals have been known to use tortoise burrows, whether active or...

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Roseatte Spoonbill

Roseate Spoonbill

Although pink, they are not flamingos. Like the flamingo, the roseate spoonbill's pink color comes from the food...

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