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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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Barn Owl

Barn Owl

The heart-shaped facial disk on the face of a barn owl acts like a parabolic or radar dish that helps to direct...

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Black Bear

Black Bear

Compared to the mother's weight of 125-300 pounds, a newborn cub is quite small. At birth, black bear cubs are the...

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Bobcat

Bobcat

The bobcat has the wildest distribution of the seven cat species found in North America, and adapt well to such...

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Eastern Screech Owl

Eastern Screech Owl

They can be grey, red, or an almost equal mix of the two, referred to as a brown phase. With reds making up only...

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Eastern Wild Turkey

Eastern Wild Turkey

At night, turkeys fly up into trees to roost in groups. In early spring, males gather in clearings to perform...

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Red-tailed hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

You've probably heard the call of a red-tailed hawk. Whenever you see a hawk or eagle on television or in a movie,...

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River Otter

River Otter

River otters are built for swimming. With streamlined body, webbed feet, and a long tapered tail, the otter is...

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White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer

Deer antlers are among the fastest growing tissues in the animal kingdom, growing as much as an inch per day...

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