Meet Our Animals

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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American Elk

American Elk

The elk is the second largest member of the deer family only a moose is bigger. A mature bull weighs 600-1,000...

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Black-billed Magpie

Black-billed Magpie

Part of the same family of birds as crows and ravens, magpies are very noisy birds. One of our magpies talks and...

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Black-tailed Prairie Dog

Black-tailed Prairie Dog

Named for their dog-like yips and barks, prairie dogs are actually rather large, stout, ground-dwelling rodents,...

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Long-eared Owl

Long-eared Owl

The tufts on top of the owl's head are not ears or horns. Instead, they are just feathers that help to better...

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Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion

A mountain lion is a cat of many names and is also known as a cougar, puma, catamount, painter, or wildcat. This...

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Pronghorn

Pronghorn

The pronghorn is the fastest land animal in North America, as well as in the Western Hemisphere - second only to...

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Sandhill Crane

Sandhill Crane

Sandhill Cranes are the most abundant of the world's cranes, and are known for their loud, rolling, trumpeting...

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Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Turkey vultures are one of the few birds that use their sense of smell to locate food. This is helpful since they...

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