American animals – In the lesson, we provide a useful list of common names of animals found only in America. This list will help you enhance your English vocabulary for animals.
Like Asia, America has a wide range of different habitats available for animals to live in – including deserts, grasslands, mountains, and wetlands – and it has a diverse population of animal species. Animals such as the Luna moth and the black-footed ferret are unique only to North America.
The bald eagle is an iconic animal of America and has been the national bird of the USA since 1782. It is often found near open water where there is plenty of food available for it.
Other animals found only in America include the coyote, American alligator, Hawaiian monk seal, American bison, and American black bear.
Names of American Animals
- Bald eagle
- American alligator
- Hawaiian monk seal
- American bison
- American black bear
- Luna moth
- Black-footed ferret
American Animals with Examples
- The bald eagle is a large, powerful, brown bird with a white head and tail.
- The coyote avoided the entire area, preferring the corner where the fence joined the llamas’ field.
- The marsh is home to a vast array of plants, fish, reptiles like the North American Alligator, and mammals.
- The European bison (Bison bonasus) having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison.
- Josh Herbert, a US high school wrestler, and football player, wrestles with his pet Buddy, a 204kg, 8-year-old North American black bear.
- A mint green luna moth would swoop down and take me for a moonlight ride.
- Introduced to the U. S. a century ago, it is creeping into the upper Midwest, wiping out prairie dogs and threatening the black-footed ferret, one of North America’s rarest species.
- Any animal that has been sprayed just once will respond immediately and back away fast from a displaying skunk.
- It is the dog that drives the opossum up in an apricot tree.
- When Americans say wildcat, they usually mean a lynx, an ocelot, or a bobcat.
- The hunt out for several weeks, but the puma was yet not found.
- A groundhog looks like a beaver with thick, brownish-gray hair.
- It is quite wild around they had a moose that came out one summer up there.
- Foxes, hares, badgers, raccoon dogs, and other over 20 grassland animals live on the grassland, in the woods and fields.
- This little chipmunk is hungry.
- The US Fish and Wildlife Service declared the eastern cougar officially extinct Wednesday, even though the big cat is believed to have first disappeared in the 1930s.
American Animals | Infographic
Animals around the World: American Animals