Mammals

African Bush Elephant

African Bush Elephant Loxodonta africana Conservation Status: Vulnerable Size: Males are larger than females; measurements from head to tail are between 9 and as long as 12 feet, weighing between 8 thousand and even as much as 13 200 pounds. … Read More

American Black Bear

Photo Credit: Bender, Mike American Black Bear Ursus americanus Conservation Status: Least Concern Size: Males are large than females; 4 to 7 feet long, weighing in between 90 to 900 pounds. Range: North America, from Alaska to Canada to New … Read More

Asian Elephant

Asian Elephant Elephas maximus Also Known As: Asiatic Elephant Indian elephant Conservation Status: Endangered Size: Males are larger than females; measurements from head to tail are between 7 and as long as 12 feet, weighing between 6 thousand and even … Read More

Bobcat

Bobcat Lynx rufus Conservation Status: Least Concern Size: Between 24-48 inches; weighing between 8-33 pounds. Range: North America Habitat: Variety of habitats: forests, mountains, brushland. Diet: Carnivorous; prefers to feed on small mammals, but will also consume fish, birds and … Read More

Brown Bear

Photo Credit: Laubenstein, Karen Brown Bear Ursus arctos Also Known As: Grizzly Bear Kodiak Bear Silvertip Bear Conservation Status: Least Concern Size: Males are large than females; 3 to 10 feet long, weighing in between 175 to 1700 pounds. Range: … Read More

Cheetah

Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus Conservation Status: Vulnerable Size: Males are larger than females, height 2.5 to 3 feet. Tails up to 3 feet long. Weighs between 88-140 pounds, Range: Southern half of Africa. Habitat: Open grassy areas wiith scattered vegetation Diet: … Read More

Cougar

Cougar Puma concolor Also Known As: mountain lion puma Conservation Status: Near Threatened Size: Males are larger than females; measurements from head to tail are between 2 and as long as 8 feet, weighing between 65 pounds and even as … Read More

Giant Panda

Photo Credit: Stolz, Gary M. Giant Panda Ailuropoda melanoleuca Conservation Status: Endangered Size: Males are larger than females; height is 4 to 6 feet tall, weight is 176-300 lbs. Range: China Habitat: Prefers mountainours areas where bamboo grows plentiful. Diet: … Read More

Giraffe

Photo Credit: Gary M. Stolz Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis Conservation Status: Least Concern Size: Males are large than females; 14 to 19 feet tall, weighing between 400 to 4000 pounds. Range: Central to Southern Africa. Habitat: savannah, grasslands, open woodlands, forests … Read More

Gray Wolf

Photo Credit: Kramer, Gary Gray Wolf Canis lupus Conservation Status: Least Concern Size: Males are larger than females, height is between 2 to 3 feet, weighing in between 44 to 130 lbs. Range: Upper part of North America, Canada, Alaska … Read More