Animals in America

The sheer size of the United States has a great influence on the display of biodiversity across its varying landscapes.

Caribou in Alaska are distributed in 32 herds or populations and about 175,000 to 200,000 moose are widely distributed throughout Alaska.


Bottlenose dolphins, common dolphins, pilot whales, and Risso’s dolphins can often be seen off the south shore of Long Island.

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Wolverines (Gulo gulo) are the largest terrestrial member of the weasel family. Wolverines are naturally rare and persist at extremely low population densities.


Mountains lions can be mostly found in the foothills. They  love areas dense in pinyon pine, juniper, ponderosa pines, and low-lying  oak brush.


Two of California’s national parks provide opportunities for bear encounters. Yosemite National Park and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are home to hundreds of black bears. Standard for Animals in America.


Five species of sea turtles are found swimming in Florida’s waters and nesting on Hutchinson Island beaches including Green Sea Turtles, Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Ridley’s Kemp Sea Turtles, Hawksbill Sea Turtles, and Leatherback Sea Turtles.


Hawaiian monk seals are endemic to Hawaii and are the only marine mammal found solely in U.S. waters.


There is still so much to find out about this large region and its variety of animals.

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