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The first seminal work on Canadian mammals, however, was John Richardson's 1829 Fauna Boreali-Americana. Joseph Burr Tyrrell was the first to attempt to produce, in 1888, a comprehensive list of Canadian mammalian species. Ernest Thompson Seton and Charles-Eusèbe Dionne's work were also important.


10 Animals You Will Find in Canada Check out Canada’s Animals! With 200 species of mammals, 462 bird species, and a hugely diverse range of oceanic life, Canada is an animal-lover’s paradise.


Links to Canadian Animals of Southern Ontario . Link to list of resources for Canadian Wildlife Photos A list of on-line resources where photos of Wildlife can be found, and purchased inexpensively. Canadian Animals Information Canadian Wildlife Information Services. Problems with Wild Canadian Animals? Is there something living in your attic?


Top Ten Most Iconic Canadian Animals. 196. What species do you think best represents Canada? Check out this list and leave a comment to vote for your favourite. 1) Caribou. 2) Beaver. 3) Beluga Whale. 4) Canada Goose. 5) Canada Lynx. 6) Common Garter Snake. 7) Grizzly Bear. 8) Monarch Butterfly.


The range of Canadian animals is so broad, that I can only cover part of the many exotic wildlife found in the Canadian wilderness. Apart from Swans (covered separately), a small portion of the most exciting animals of Canada, including mammals, birds and sea life, are described in the following pages to give you some idea about Canadian wildlife.


Note: Scientific classifications of animals, or the common name, may change with new scientific data.This Canadian mammals list of 195 species is taken from the book Mammals of Canada, by A. Banfield, and other lists may vary slightly. Canada’s most endangered mammal is the endearing little Vancouver Island Marmot, pictured here.


7 Animals Native to Canada That Aren’t Polar Bears ... And of course, polar bears - at least two-thirds of the world’s polar bears live in Canadian territory. While the white fuzzy bears garner a lot of attention, Canada is home to a diverse range of beautiful animals and wildlife. Ready to meet them?


Other wild animals that live in Canada are mustangs, sea lions, skunks, rattlesnakes, antelope, bighorn sheep, otters and arctic hares. The Canadian government is active in wild animal conservation, and many private organizations also educate and inform the public about the need to preserve as many of these species as possible.


Animal facts - Canadian Geographic KidsLooking for information on a particular Canadian animal?Check out our Animal Facts Sheets! Print them out and collect them all, or just view them online! Also, don't forget to check out our kids games page andour Canada for Kids: Fun facts interactive map!


Animals At-A-Glance Browse through a few of our Canadian species in these "At A Glance" fact sheets. Each page has basic information on some of our Canadian wildlife, with links to detailed, reputable sources such as Hinterland Who's Who and the Government of Canada. Don't see a species you need?