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Mountain Lion stare

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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Black Bear

Black Bear

Of the three bear species that inhabit North America, the American black bear is the only one found exclusively on...

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River Otter

River Otter

With a streamlined body, webbed feet, and a long rudderlike tail, the agile otter is built for swimming and can...

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Bobcat

Bobcat

Strictly a carnivore, the bobcat hunts for small animals during the twilight and nighttime hours. Excellent...

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White-tailed Deer

White-tailed Deer

During the past century, logging and farming caused drastic changes in the forests. This created ideal habitat for...

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Eastern Wild Turkey

Eastern Wild Turkey

Benjamin Franklin considered our native wild turkey such a noble bird that he proposed it as the symbol of our new...

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Eastern Screech Owl

Eastern Screech Owl

The call of this small owl is not truly a screech, but actually a long, quavering trill. Although only eight...

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Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Identified by its heart-shaped facial disk, white underparts, and long legs, the barn owl roosts and nests on...

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Red-tailed hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Preferring to hunt the open lands, this diurnal bird of prey will soar over fields or perch patiently on nearby...

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