FAUNA AND FLORA ď‚ˇ The fauna of Canada The animals of Canada are very similar or identical to those of northern Europe and Asia. Among the highlights carnivorous species of the weasel subfamily, such as the ermine, sable or sable, on Tuesday pennanti, wolverine and mink. Other carnivores representative are the black bear, the grizzly bear, lynx, wolf, coyote, fox and skunk. The polar bear is scattered all Arctic regions. The woodland caribou and moose are widespread but barren ground caribou is found only in northern areas, which are also the habitat of the musk ox. The elk and bison are found in several western regions. In the mountains of British Columbia abound bighorn sheep or goat Canada and the Rockies.
ď‚ˇ The vegetation of Canada The flora of the entire northern Canada's Arctic and subarctic. Much of the Maritimes is forested hardwood trees and conifers. The prairie provinces maintain natural grassland. In the coastal ranges, especially on the western slopes, there are dense forests of large evergreen trees, the main species are spruce, hemlock, Douglas fir, balsam, pine trees and swamps baulasiana and cedar.
The characteristic of the tundra peat and adjacent forest areas cover large parts of Canada. This land is usually sterile and often covered with moss. From southern Manitoba, through Saskatchewan, up to Alberta, lies a land of rich brown and black soil prairies that make the best arable land in Canada. Only 5.7% of the land is suitable for agriculture.