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Animals in United States

AlligatorAlligator
They have two sets of eyelids!
American BulldogAmerican Bulldog
Can jump up to 6ft high!
American Cocker SpanielAmerican Cocker Spaniel
Merry, outgoing, and eager to please!
American CoonhoundAmerican Coonhound
Easygoing and people-friendly!
American Eskimo DogAmerican Eskimo Dog
Bred to be companion dogs!
American FoxhoundAmerican Foxhound
Sweet, kind, loyal, and very loving!
American Pit Bull TerrierAmerican Pit Bull Terrier
A strong-willed, sturdy companion!
American Staffordshire TerrierAmerican Staffordshire Terrier
Bred to be extremely friendly!
American Water SpanielAmerican Water Spaniel
Friendly and intelligent!
Anatolian Shepherd DogAnatolian Shepherd Dog
Guards it's master's flocks!
AntAnt
First evolved 100 million years ago!
ArmadilloArmadillo
Can curl into a hard, protective ball!
Australian ShepherdAustralian Shepherd
Sweet, faithful and affectionate!
AvocetAvocet
Has a curved, upturned beak!
BalineseBalinese
Playful and energetic breed!
Barn OwlBarn Owl
Found everywhere around the world!
BatBat
Detects prey using echolocation!
BearBear
There are 8 different species!
BeaverBeaver
Builds a dam from sticks and leaves!
BeetleBeetle
There are more than 350,000 different species!
BirdBird
Not all birds are able to fly!
BisonBison
Largest mammal in North America!
Black BearBlack Bear
Short claws make them good tree climbers!
Black Widow SpiderBlack Widow Spider
They typically prey on insects!
Blue Lacy DogBlue Lacy Dog
Originated in Texas in the mid 1800s!
Bluetick CoonhoundBluetick Coonhound
Has an uncanny knack for problem-solving!
BobcatBobcat
About double the size of a domestic cat!
BombayBombay
Bred to look like a black panther!
Boston TerrierBoston Terrier
Friendly, lovable and very strong!
Boykin SpanielBoykin Spaniel
Enthusiastic working dog!
BullfrogBullfrog
Has loud cow-like calls!
Bumble BeeBumble Bee
The most common species of bee!
ButterflyButterfly
There are thought to be up 20,000 species!
Carolina DogCarolina Dog
Wild dog breed discovered in the 1970s!
CatCat
First domesticated by the Ancient Egyptians!
CaterpillarCaterpillar
The larvae of a moth or butterfly!
CatfishCatfish
There are nearly 3,000 different species!
Chesapeake Bay RetrieverChesapeake Bay Retriever
Bright and happy disposition!
ChickenChicken
First domesticated more than 10,000 years ago!
ChinookChinook
A calm and friendly breed!
ChipmunkChipmunk
There are 25 different species!
CockroachCockroach
Dated to be around 300 million years old!
CougarCougar
Largest feline in North America!
CowCow
There are nearly 1.5 million worldwide!
CoyoteCoyote
Also known as the Prairie Wolf!
CrabCrab
There are 93 different crab groups!
CraneCrane
Many are critically endangered species!
CrocodileCrocodile
Thought to be around with the dinosaurs!
DeerDeer
There are around 40 different species!
Desert TortoiseDesert Tortoise
Lives in burrows underground!
DogDog
First domesticated in South-East Asia!
DonkeyDonkey
First domesticated 5,000 years ago!
DragonflyDragonfly
It's larvae are carnivorous!
DuckDuck
Rows of tiny plates line their teeth!
EagleEagle
Has exceptional eyesight!
Earwig Earwig
There are nearly 2,000 different species!
English ShepherdEnglish Shepherd
Highly intelligent and independent!
FalconFalcon
The fastest creatures on the planet!
FlamingoFlamingo
Sleeps on just one leg!
FlyFly
There are more than 240,000 different species!
Flying SquirrelFlying Squirrel
Can glide up to 90 meters!
FoxFox
There are 12 different species in the world!
FrogFrog
There are around 5,000 different species!
GarGar
Can grow to more than 3m long!
Gila MonsterGila Monster
It's tail acts as a fat storage facility!
Glass LizardGlass Lizard
Can grow up to 4ft long!
Glow WormGlow Worm
Found inhabiting dense woodland and caves!
GooseGoose
There are 29 different species!
GopherGopher
They dig large networks of tunnels!
GrasshopperGrasshopper
There are 11,000 known species!
Grizzly BearGrizzly Bear
Less than 10% make it into adulthood!
HamsterHamster
Able to run as quickly backwards as forwards!
HareHare
Can reach speeds of over 40 mph!
HeronHeron
Inhabits wetlands around the world!
Highland CattleHighland Cattle
Natively found in the Scottish Highlands!
HimalayanHimalayan
Also known as the Colourpoint Persian!
Honey BeeHoney Bee
There are only 7 recognised species!
HorseHorse
Has evolved over 50 million years!
HumanHuman
Thought to have orignated 200,000 years ago!
InsectInsect
There are an estimated 30 million species!
JavaneseJavanese
Features that closely resemble a Siamese cat!
KingfisherKingfisher
Inhabits wetlands and woodlands worldwide!
LadybirdLadybird
There are more than 5,000 species worldwide!
LigerLiger
The offspring of a lion and tiger parents!
LizardLizard
There are around 5,000 different species!
Long-Eared OwlLong-Eared Owl
Ear-tufts make it look bigger!
LynxLynx
Live in dens in rocks and under ledges!
Maine CoonMaine Coon
Folklore says it's half cat, half raccoon!
MayflyMayfly
There are 2,500 known species worldwide!
MillipedeMillipede
Some species have a poisonous bite!
MoleMole
Primarily hunts and feeds on Earthworms!
MongrelMongrel
Has characteristics of two or more breeds!
MoorhenMoorhen
Feeds on aquatic insects and water-spiders!
MothMoth
There are 250,000 different species!
Mountain LionMountain Lion
Has no real natural predators!
MouseMouse
Found on every continent on Earth!
MuleMule
The offspring of a horse and donkey parents!
NewtNewt
Able to regrow lost or damaged limbs!
OpossumOpossum
Thought to be immune to certain snake venom!
OtterOtter
There are 13 different species worldwide!
PantherPanther
Prefers to hunt at night than during the day!
PheasantPheasant
Females lay between 8 and 12 eggs per clutch!
PigPig
Thought to have been domesticated in 9,000 BC!
PikaPika
Found in mountainous regions and rocky areas!
PikePike
There are 5 different species!
PorcupinePorcupine
There are 30 different species worldwide!
PuffinPuffin
Can remain in the water for up to 2 minutes!
PumaPuma
Has longer back legs than front legs!
QuailQuail
Inhabits woodland and forest areas worldwide!
RabbitRabbit
There are more than 50 different species!
RaccoonRaccoon
Known to wash their food before eating it!
RagdollRagdoll
One of the larger breeds of domestic cat!
RatRat
Omnivores that eat anything!
RattlesnakeRattlesnake
It's venom digests it's prey before it even swallows it!
Red WolfRed Wolf
Only 100 in the wild!
River TurtleRiver Turtle
Inhabits freshwater habitats around the world!
RobinRobin
There are more than 45 species in Australia alone!
Roseate SpoonbillRoseate Spoonbill
The only Spoonbill in the western hemisphere!
Sabre-Toothed TigerSabre-Toothed Tiger
Canines up to 7 inches long!
SalamanderSalamander
There are more than 700 different species!
ScorpionScorpion
There are around 2,000 known species!
SeahorseSeahorse
Highly endangered due to overhunting!
SheepSheep
Around 35 million in the English countryside!
ShrimpShrimp
There are 2,000 different species worldwide!
Siberian HuskySiberian Husky
Is adequately warm in sub-zero temperatures!
SkunkSkunk
Also known as the Polecat!
SnailSnail
There are nearly 1,000 different species!
SnakeSnake
There are around 2,700 known species worldwide!
Snapping TurtleSnapping Turtle
Only found in North America!
SnowshoeSnowshoe
Thought to have originated in the 1960s!
SomaliSomali
Active, intelligent and playful!
Spadefoot ToadSpadefoot Toad
They spend most of their time underground!
SparrowSparrow
There are 140 different species!
SquirrelSquirrel
Small rodents found in woodlands worldwide!
Stick InsectStick Insect
There are more than 3,000 different species!
SwanSwan
Populations have been affected by pollution!
TermiteTermite
Their mounds can be up to 9 meters tall!
TiffanyTiffany
Eye colour intensifies with age!
Tiger SalamanderTiger Salamander
Found across the North American wetlands!
TurkeyTurkey
Closely related to pheasants and chickens!
VultureVulture
There are 30 different species worldwide!
WaspWasp
There are around 75,000 recognised species!
Water BuffaloWater Buffalo
Has been domesticated for thousands of years!
WeaselWeasel
The smallest carnivorous mammal in the world!
WolfWolf
Thought to date back more than 300,000 years!
WolverineWolverine
Releases a strong smelling musk in defence!
WoodlouseWoodlouse
Actually a crustacean, not an insect!
WoodpeckerWoodpecker
There are 200 different species!
ZorseZorse
The offspring of a Zebra and Horse parents!