Top 10 Animals in Canada

Metal_Treasure

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.

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.

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

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

3 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

4 Caribou Caribou

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

5 Canada Goose Canada Goose

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 Moose Moose

It's one of the Canadian symbols. - Metal_Treasure

7 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.
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 and raccoons ==> cuteness overdose.
If you guys ever have too many of them bring them over here. We don't have any in Austria. - Martin_Canine

V 1 Comment
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

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

Aww that's cute - BlazinWraith

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 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 ...read more.

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

16 Newfoundland Newfoundland

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

17 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.
18 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, ...read more.
19 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.
20 Bighorn Sheep Bighorn Sheep
21 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 colours and fur patterns. Contrary to popular belief, however, they are not truly domesticated.
22 Grizzly Bear Grizzly Bear The grizzly bear less commonly called the silvertip bear, is any North American morphological form or subspecies of brown bear.
23 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, ...read more.

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

24 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

25 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.
26 Sea Otter Sea Otter

Cuddle party

27 Northern Gannet Northern Gannet
28 Pine Marten

Why no picture?

29 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

30 Rabbit Rabbit Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world.
31 Cow Cow
32 Carp
33 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.
34 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.
35 Pike Pike
36 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.
37 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.
38 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.
39 Dog Dog The domestic dog is a wolf-like canid in the genus Canis, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.
40 Sturgeon Sturgeon
41 Common Garter Snake
42 Monarch Butterfly
43 Atlantic Puffin
44 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

45 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.
46 Whale

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

47 Bison Bison
48 Marmot Marmot

They are large squirrels - Metal_Treasure

49 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

50 American Pika
PSearch List
P