Meet Our Animals

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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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American Marten

American Marten

Martens are very curious and actively investigate every crevice, log, or stump in search of food. They are active...

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Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

The bald eagle, our national symbol, is truly an all-American bird, the only eagle unique to North America. The...

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Canada Lynx

Canada Lynx

Well-adapted for life in a cold climate, lynx have large paws which spread widely and are covered in long, dense...

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Gray Wolf

Gray Wolf

Hunting in packs helps wolves to successfully hunt larger prey, like deer, moose, and caribou. When they are...

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Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Falcons can dive on prey at upwards of 200 mph, making them one of the fastest species in the world. When flying...

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Porcupine

Porcupine

Porcupines cannot "shoot" their quills. When threatened, a porcupine turns its back, tucks its head, chatters its...

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Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Snowy owls like treeless places and wide-open spaces. Because they often sit right on the ground to hunt, they...

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