Majestic Wildlife Information, Photos, Artwork, and Facts

American Expedition is proud to present interesting educational information about the majestic animals of North America: Gray Wolves, Mountain Lions, Grizzly Bears, American Mustangs, Bald Eagles, Great Horned Owls, Bighorn Sheep, American Elk, Moose, Black Bears, Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, American Alligators, Coyotes, Beavers, Red Foxes, Prairie Dogs, and Raccoons.

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Gray Wolf Information

The Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) is known for its fierce appearance, excellent hunting ability, and pack behavior. With a howl that can travel great distances through the wilderness, a beautiful coat of fur, and the ability to adapt to a myriad of environments, the wolf is also a creature that has played a major role in many myths.

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Grizzly Bear Information

The Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) is the strongest species of bear in North America and is awe-inspiring to adventurers and explorers.

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Mountain Lion Information

The Mountain Lion (Puma concolor) is a remarkable creature of the wild. Admired by hunters, yet loathed by farmers, it is respected and feared greatly by explorers.

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American Mustang Information

American Mustangs (Equus caballus) are symbols of the American frontier. Athletic and agile, they roam through the plains in many western states and have a long history in North America.

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Bald Eagle Information

With acute eyesight and swift flying ability, the Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is a magnificent bird of prey unique to North America. The bald eagle has the freedom to soar through the sky and perch amongst the highest peaks. It is no wonder the eagle became a national symbol of the United States.

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Great Horned Owl Information

Great Horned Owls (Bobo virginianus) are the most widely distributed owl in both North and South America, and are also known as "Tiger Owls", "Hoot Owls", and "Cat Owls".

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Whitetail Deer Information

Whitetail Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are the most common large North American land mammal, and one of the most popular animals to hunt in the world. With their muscular bodies, timid personality, acute hearing, and their keen sense of smell, whitetail deer are remarkable creatures.

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American Elk Information

American elk (Cervus canadensis) are one of the most captivating mammals in North America. These majestic big game animals are entrancing to hunters, explorers, photographers, and wildlife enthusiasts because of their hefty bodies, lofty antlers, and their unique, echoing sound.

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Moose Information

The Moose (Alces alces) is a species of deer located in the Northern Hemisphere, specifically in Alaska, Canada, and Europe. This large and gentle creature ventures through the boreal forest region without much to worry about.

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Mule Deer Information

Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) are stout and stocky, powerfully built, and about a third larger than their cousins, the whitetail deer. They are a very popular game animal that is difficult to hunt, due to their keen senses and awareness of their surroundings.

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Bighorn Sheep Information

Big Horned Sheep (Ovis canadensis) are iconic symbols of the Rocky Mountains, and are renowned for their large, beautiful horns and their excellent climbing ability.

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Black Bear Information

Black Bear (Ursus americanus) exclusively belong to the continent of North America. This powerful, yet charming creature is the smallest of the continent’s three bear species, but by far the most common.

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American Alligator Information

The American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) is thought to have been around during the time of the dinosaurs, and to have survived the mass extinction that killed them.

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Coyote Information

The Coyote (Canis latrans) is found over most of North America, in various environments such as grasslands, deserts, and forests.

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North American Beaver Information

The North American Beaver (Castor Canadensis) is notoriously known as a “busybody” who always seems to be up to something. No other animal, except man, can alter the natural environment as much as a beaver can.

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Raccoon Information

The Raccoon (Procyon lotor) is one of the most recognizable creatures in the country because their range includes the whole United States, both in suburban and rural areas.

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Red Fox Information

The Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) is known for its fur color and long, bushy tail. Possessing the legendary reputation for being cunning, this small and clever animal is respected throughout North America.

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Prairie Dog Information

Prairie Dogs (Cynomys) are North American rodents that live in underground burrows.

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