Wild boars are found in the oak forests, and brown bears in the uplands.
Grizzly, black, cinnamon and brown bears are all Californian species once common and to-day rare.
Wildlife includes elk, deer, brown bears and wolves.
American naturalists regard the big brown bears of Alaska as a distinct group. They range from Sitka to the extremity of the Alaskan Peninsula, over Kodiak Island, and inland.
The list of endangered animals includes giant pandas, tigers, polar bears, certain whales and dolphins, rhinos, elephants, marine turtles, black spider monkey, monarch butterflies, brown bears and great apes.