Question: What are 4 animals that are native to South America?

How many animals are there in South America?

Animals in South-America. Below you can find a complete list of South American animals. We currently track 202 animals in South America and are adding more every day! South America is home to some of the most unique, and exotic animals in the world.

What is South America’s national animal?

A Baird’s Tapir, the National Animal of Belize. Countries and government leaders have adopted many symbols to represent their ideals to other countries.

National Animals Of South And Central America.

Country National Animal(s)
Panama Harpy Eagle
Peru Vicuna

How many mammals are there in South America?

As of May 2012, the list contains 1,331 species, 340 genera, 62 families and 15 orders.

What animals live north South America?

Mammals including agouti (Agouti paca), bearded saki monkey (Chiropotes satanas), brown capuchin monkey (Cebus apella), crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous), tayra (Eira barbara), jaguarundi (Herpailurus yaguarondi), capybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), little spotted cat (Leopardus wiedii), …

Are llamas native to South America?

The llama, the guanaco, and the alpaca. They are all native to the Andes Mountains in South America and they are all herbivores. The only wild species is the guanaco. The llama and the alpaca are domesticated.

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