Although common throughout Canada and employed commercially as a patriotic symbol, the moose has never officially been made a national symbol of Canada. However, the smaller caribou, a relative of the moose, was featured... More »

Canada has several national symbols, but arguably the most well-known is the maple leaf. Other symbols include the Canadian coat of arms, the national flag, the beaver, the National Horse of Canada and the Maple Leaf Tar... More »

The loon is used as a national symbol to represent the rugged wilderness of Canada. There are five species of loons, including the yellow-billed loon, the Pacific loon, the red-throated loon, the common loon and the Arct... More »

The loon is used as a national symbol to represent the rugged wilderness of Canada. There are five species of loons, including the yellow-billed loon, the Pacific loon, the red-throated loon, the common loon and the Arct... More »

According to MapleLeafWeb.com, the maple leaf has come to be a symbol of Canada because the sugar maple is only found in Eastern Canada. The first documented use of the maple leaf as a Canadian symbol was in 1860, when i... More »

The emblem on the national flag of Lebanon is a green cedar tree; this tree is a symbol of wealth and strength. The green cedar has been important for the culture of Lebanon for centuries. More »

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The country whose national symbol is a lotus is India. Specifically, it's the Indian lotus, or Nelumbo nucifera. It is also called the sacred lotus. More »