Wildlife of The American Continent: North America & South America

Amazing Qualities of These Two Continents
Today on wildlife, we are headed to Americas. When European crosses the Atlantic Ocean and explore the mountains & mainlands of North and South America. For the first time, they came upon two huge continents of animals they have never seen before. To the Europeans, The Americas must have seen entirely different planet.

We humans like to divide our land mass into Nations, cities and town. But animals don't recognize our human borders. They recognize bions, area are defined by the climate temperature, plant life, water & light and other things. The Americas have different bions like, desserts, rain-forest, to grass lands to foresets, marine bions of these two continent count too.

Some of The Greatest Animals of The American Continents

Some adoptable new world animals lives not only a couple of bions but several countries. Take the Coati, this long nose and vanquished animal with a black mask is a cousin to the Raccoon. The Coati's home range stretches from South-western US, particularly Arizona and Mexico to the Amazon rain forests of South America. All the way to the Argentina and Uruguay. This hardy tree climber is as much home on the ground as it is on tree branches. Perhaps because of it's diet, which includes Insects, fruits, mice, lizards and frogs. The Coati's home range is wide to woodlands to desserts, grasslands to forests.

This Alaskan Brown Bear's food found in water. slippery Salmon can be little bit harder to grab than the piece of fruit, which is why moms handle this tasks. She is doing this summer after summer for years. Of course Brown Bears aren't found only in North America, they roam the forests of Northern Europe and Asia too. We all know that nutrition affects the height & weight and these Alaskan Brown Bear lives on the coast are proof. They don't have any problem finding Salmon in river. So raised on the fishy diet they can grow over 1500 Pounds, that's the size of the 10 Grown Men. But not all Brown Bears can grow that big.

And speaking of big bears, the The World's Biggest Bear The Polar Bear lives in North America, they like fish too. Most sea ice flow through Arctic Ocean and Polar Bears hunts Seal there. But over the last ten years, there has been less and less sea ice and lot more open water, which means Polar Bears are having harder time in finding the food and their population is shrinking.

Except from these big bears, we might think sometimes that all the biggest, tallest, baddest and exotic animals hail from the Old World, The American Alligator would beg the differ. These huge meat eating reptiles from the age of Dinosaurs, inhabit the wet lands of Southern US. This animal has an official title, The State Reptile.

Llama on the other hand are domesticated animals who descendant from South American ancestors in the Andes Mountains. This Sheer-footed pack animal is a cousin of the Old World Camel. But the Llama strictly a New World animal. This animal has been the historical raise for its wool, meats and height. The Llamas' droppings can evenly burn as a fuel.

The big cats of the world aren't can find to the Old World like the Lions and and Leopard of Africa or the Bengal Tiger or the Siberian Tigers of Asia. This big carnivorous prose the rain-forest and travel lands from South to Central America looking for tasty prey animals; from Tapers to Peccaries, to Turtles and Capybaras. Jaguar are actually bigger in size than Leopards, growing to around 5-6 Feet Long. Generally Jaguar has brownish yellow fur with black spots but occasionally they will be black.

One of the most firm inimitable fighters in America is a animal you least expect, The Badger. Though this animal with flat body isn't aggressive but he is strong and will defend himself if attacked. Badger has powerful claws and diggers which helps him to find roots and earthworms for his diet. Badger is  good hunter, he eats small mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds.

Since in this post we are unable to cover more animals of the American Continents. We will bring part 2 of this post for more interesting Animals or The American Continents. To be continue in Wildlife of the American Continent...