Extirpated. Ecologists recognize broad regions called ecosystems that are characterized by fairly stable complexes of climate, soils, and plant and animal life. Blue whales, which can grow up to 27 m long and weigh up to 132 tonnes, are found in Canadian waters along Canada’s east coast. Grasslands animals can be found in all the continents except Antarctica. Not only are blue whales the largest creature on the planet, they’re also the loudest. Canada's wild is vast, and full of animals who can survive in some pretty extreme conditions. Endangered. The boundaries of these regions are not usually sharp lines on the landscape but are broad transition areas. Canada is best known for its beautiful natural landscapes, cold weather, hockey and super polite citizens. Extinct. The range of Canadian animals is so broad, that I can only cover part of the many exotic wildlife found in the Canadian wilderness. A wildlife species that no longer exists in the wild in Canada, but exists elsewhere. Oh, and when these animals aren’t on their usual hunt, they sleep for around 20 hours a day. While the white fuzzy bears garner a lot of attention, Canada is home to a diverse range of beautiful animals and wildlife. Canada - Canada - Soils and plant and animal life: Both landforms and climate affect the distribution of plants, animals, and soils. The biggest animal on Earth calls Canada home (at least part of the time). Despite the fact their relatives (the brown bear and the polar bear) get all the press, the black bear is still one of the 10 most dangerous animals in Canada. [ Image Gallery: 25 Amazing Ancient Beasts ] 1. A wildlife species that no longer exists. Apart from Swans (covered separately), a small portion of the most exciting animals of Canada, including mammals, birds and sea life, are described in the following pages to give you some idea about Canadian wildlife. In Canada, over 600 plant and animal species at risk are currently protected under the federal Species at Risk Act . This week: animals. Black bears are responsible for around 10 deaths in Canada in the past decade. They can weigh over 600 pounds and eat anything they can get their hands on. Here's a look at 10 extinct animals from the last North American ice age, and what scientists know about their lives. 1. Did you know that grasslands occupy 25% of Earth’s surface and moreover it is home to the world’s fastest animal-cheetah, largest terrestrial animal-African bush elephant, largest bird-ostrich and heaviest snake-green anaconda? And of course, polar bears - at least two-thirds of the world’s polar bears live in Canadian territory. Here is a very brief list of characteristics and introduction of grassland animals. But undeterred by its gigantic size, polar bears can swim for around 100 km at a constant speed of around 10 km/h. https://a-z-animals.com/animals/location/north-america/canada 10 Animals Only Found In Ethiopia Ethiopia is one of the most unique landscapes on Earth, with lush forests, snow-capped peaks and arid deserts. Adult polar bears can stand 6 ft. tall and can weigh up to 700 kg!