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Animals: Maine Mammals Discuss this eTheme.

Read about the most common or native mammals to state of Maine. Find out about moose, black bear, red and gray fox, wolf, coyote, white-tailed deer, mink, and more. Learn about the animals’ habitats, lifecycles, population, behavior, and diet. There are links to eThemes Resources on black bears, moose, bobcats, foxes, and raccoons.

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This site includes links to information on the most common animals in Maine along with their characteristics, habitats, food, reproduction, and behavior.
Click on the links to read about black bears, chickadee, moose, puffins, lobsters, loons, whitetail deer, and birds.
Here are some brief facts on the black bear anatomy, behavior, and diet. Click on the "Bear Quiz" and answer ten questions. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Learn about the coyote and its enemies. On the left is an extensive list of links to information about many other animals. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn about the white-tailed deer, its description, and habitats.
Learn about another Maine mammal, the mink.
Read about the red fox, their parental behavior, and diet.
View multiple photographs of foxes in this photo gallery.
These sites have many facts about black bears, including their diet, behavior, and habitat. Watch short movies about black bears, listen to audio files of their ferocious roars, and try the online quizzes and games. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on food chains.
Learn about one of the largest animals in the world, the moose. Find out about their behavior, population, habitats, life span, reproduction, and more. Includes photographs, quizzes, games, and coloring pages. There is a link to eThemes Resources on reindeer which is a close relative to the moose.
Learn about the bobcat and its habitat, eating habits, physical appearance, and more. Includes coloring pages, photographs, and fact sheets. Find out which U.S. president had a bobcat as a pet. There are also links to eThemes Resources on animal tracks and food chains.
These sites have information about several different types of foxes. Learn about their physical characteristics and habitats. View photographs, short videos, and take an online quiz.
Learn about the familiar Northern American animal, the raccoon. The following pages include information about the raccoon's classification, history, habits, and habitats. Includes photographs, games, and coloring pages.

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