Top 10 Animals in Canada


The Top Ten

1 Polar Bear Polar Bear The polar bear is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.

Polar bears are the best animals in he world and should be the simple of Canada.

About two-thirds of the world’s polar bears live in Canada. - Metal_Treasure

2 Beluga Whale Beluga Whale The beluga whale or white whale is an Arctic and sub-Arctic cetacean. It is one of two members of the family Monodontidae, along with the narwhal, and the only member of the genus Delphinapterus.

This should be number one their so friendly!

Aww all of these animals (especially the Beluga)! I'm moving to Canada now

They are very firendly as you can see in the image. - Metal_Treasure

3 Caribou Caribou The reindeer, also known as the caribou in North America, is a species of deer with circumpolar distribution, native to Arctic, sub-Arctic, tundra, boreal and mountainous regions of northern Europe, Siberia and North America.

They are reindeers - caribou is an umbrella name for any of several North American reindeer species. - Metal_Treasure

4 Beaver Beaver The beaver is a primarily nocturnal, large, semiaquatic rodent. Castor includes two extant species, the North American beaver and Eurasian beaver. Beavers are known for building dams, canals, and lodges.

One of the Canadian symbols. - Metal_Treasure

5 Canada Goose Canada Goose The Canada goose is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body. Native to arctic and temperate regions of North America, its migration occasionally reaches northern Europe.

One of the Canadian symbols. - Metal_Treasure

Geese. Vicious bastards. - LemonComputer

PITA poop machines. But fun to hunt and dee-licious.

@LemonComputer - "Vicious bastards", LOL.
You may like a list made by another Canadian user - Evil Things Geese Do. LOL. - Metal_Treasure

6 Killer Whale Killer Whale The killer whale or orca is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member.
7 Moose Moose

It's one of the Canadian symbols. - Metal_Treasure

8 Raccoon Raccoon The raccoon, sometimes spelled racoon, also known as the common raccoon, North American raccoon, northern raccoon and colloquially as coon, is a medium-sized mammal native to North America.

They are everywhere - in the park, in your backyard, under your balcony begging for food... Even in the biggest Canadian cities - Toronto and Montreal.
Raccoons in Canada are like the foxes in London - part of the urban life. - Metal_Treasure

9 Red Fox Red Fox The red fox, largest of the true foxes, has the greatest geographic range of all members of the Carnivora family, being present across the entire Northern Hemisphere from the Arctic Circle to North Africa, North America and Eurasia.

@Martin_Canine - yes, we have too many raccoons and tomorrow 1,000 raccoons will take the first flight to Vienna. Sounds good? - Metal_Treasure

@Metal_Treasure: I am sure 1000 households will soon have a new pet. - Martin_Canine

Red fox is a native of Canada. - Metal_Treasure

Foxes are so cute,look at these puffbals!

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10 Great White Shark Great White Shark The great white shark, also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.

One of the deadliest sharks ever - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Flying Squirrel Flying Squirrel

so cute

12 Canada Lynx Canada Lynx A lynx is any of the four species within the Lynx genus of medium-sized wild cats, which includes the bobcat.
13 Arctic Hare Arctic Hare

Aww that's cute

Arctic Hare aka polar rabbit, lives in the Arctic tundra. They have shortened ears and limbs, a smaller nose, fat that makes up 20% of its body, and a thicker coat of fur. These things help them survive. - Metal_Treasure

14 Loon Loon

A very beautiful bird. It is also very important in Canada - it's depicted on the front of our one dollar coins and these coins are informally called "loonies". You can say "I need a loony".
Many (self)services work with one dollar coins in Canada, such as public laundries and similar. - Metal_Treasure

15 Bobcat Bobcat The bobcat is a North American cat that appeared during the Irvingtonian stage of around 1.8 million years ago.

It is a North American wild cat that is smaller on average than the Canada lynx (both are from the Lynx genus of medium-sized wild cats). - Metal_Treasure

16 Blue Jay Blue Jay The Blue Jay (Latin name 'Cyanocitta Cristata') is a passerine bird in the Corvidae family . It's also known as a 'Jaybird' and it's name comes from it's noisy nature . It is native to North America and is in most of eastern and central US although some go to to other countries . Breeding populations more.

It is native to North America and the most popular Canadian professional baseball team was named after them - Toronto Blue Jays. - Metal_Treasure

17 Newfoundland Newfoundland

Large working dogs that originated in Canada and were named after a Canadian province (Newfoundland and Labrador). - Metal_Treasure

18 Labrador Retriever Labrador Retriever

I guess its name comes from Labrador - a region in Canada, located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. - Metal_Treasure

19 Arctic Fox Arctic Fox The Arctic fox, also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox native to the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and common throughout the Arctic tundra biome.
20 Northern Cardinal Northern Cardinal The northern cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) is a North American bird in the genus Cardinalis; it is also known colloquially as the redbird or common cardinal. It can be found in southern Canada, through the eastern United States from Maine to Texas and south through Mexico. It is found in woodlands, more.
21 Wolverine Wolverine The wolverine, Gulo gulo, also referred to as the glutton, carcajou, skunk bear, or quickhatch, is the largest land-dwelling species of the family Mustelidae.
22 Bighorn Sheep Bighorn Sheep
23 Horse Horse The horse is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae, and can be tamed, bred, and trained, as a mount.
24 Cat Cat The "House Cat", also known as the Domestic Cat or the Feral Cat, is a small feline, a good hunter, and comes in a variety of colors and fur patterns. Contrary to popular belief, however, they are not truly domesticated. They are highly intelligent and good at problem solving.
25 Grizzly Bear Grizzly Bear The grizzly bear less commonly called the silvertip bear, is any North American morphological form or subspecies of brown bear.
26 Atlantic Puffin
27 Whale

There are different species - humpbacks, blue whales and killer whales, to name a few - Metal_Treasure

28 Prairie Dog Prairie Dog Despite the name, they are not canines. Prairie dogs (genus Cynomys) are herbivorous burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. The five species are: black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison's, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground squirrel, found in the United States, more.

Well, it's not a dog. It's a rodent. - Metal_Treasure

29 Blue Whale Blue Whale The blue whale is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales. At 30 metres in length and up to 173 tonnes in weight, it is the largest extant animal and is the heaviest known to have existed.
30 Sea Otter Sea Otter

Cuddle party

31 Northern Gannet Northern Gannet
32 Pine Marten

Why no picture?

33 Yellow Perch Yellow Perch

If you are an angler and have a bad day, you can catch at least several of them because they are widely available all year round. - Metal_Treasure

34 Rabbit Rabbit Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world.
35 Cow Cow Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos taurus.
36 Carp
37 Squirrel Squirrel Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size rodents. The squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots, flying squirrels, and prairie dogs amongst other rodents.
38 Skunk Skunk Skunks are mammals known for their ability to spray a liquid with a strong odor. Different species of skunk vary in appearance from black-and-white to brown or cream colored, but all have warning coloration.
39 Pike Pike
40 Pigeon Pigeon Pigeons and doves constitute the bird family Columbidae, which includes about 310 species. Pigeons are stout-bodied birds with short necks, and short slender bills. They primarily feed on seeds, fruits, and plants.
41 Chipmunk Chipmunk Chipmunks are small, striped rodents of the family Sciuridae. Chipmunks are found in North America, with the exception of the Siberian chipmunk which is found primarily in Asia.
42 Dog Dog The domestic dog is a wolf-like canid in the genus Canis, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.
43 Sturgeon Sturgeon
44 Common Garter Snake
45 Monarch Butterfly
46 Cougar Cougar The cougar, also commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.

This is a very Canadian wild animal and is known mainly as cougar although is has many other names popular in other countries - puma, panther, mountain lion.
In Canada there are many streets named after cougars - Cougar Street, Cougar Crescent, and so on. - Metal_Treasure

47 Gray Wolf Gray Wolf Often in/from packs, Wolves are carnivorous Canines that come in various colours and breeds, and have evolved to Dogs. Some breeds of Wolves are, like Dogs, domesticated, to become a Working Dog.
48 Bison Bison
49 Marmot Marmot

They are large squirrels - Metal_Treasure

50 Walleye Walleye

One of the yummiest fish. Native to most of Canada and Northern United States.
It's also know as pickerel in Canada even though it is not related to the true pickerels. It's a close relative of the European Zander, also known as pikeperch. - Metal_Treasure

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