Where in the World Do Animals Live?

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Animals live only where they can survive. Koalas, for example, eat only the leaves of certain eucalyptus trees, so they must live in Australia, where these trees grow. All of the animals listed below can survive in only one place on earth — and many of them are endangered.

North America Alligator, Arctic fox, Arctic tern, Bald eagle, Bison, California condor, California sea tern, Dall sheep, Musk ox, North American grey squirrel, Raven, Snapping turtle, Wild turkey

South America Alpaca, Darwin's finch, Flightless cormorant, Giant tortoise, Llama, Maned wolf, Marine iguana, Sloth, Torrent duck, Toucan, Vicuña

Europe Reindeer, Scottish wildcat, Wild goat

Africa Aardvark, Aardwolf, Aye-aye, Camel, Chimpanzee, Giraffe, Green gecko, Hippopotamus, Hyena, Indri, Lion, Rufed lemur, Spitting cobra, Tsetse fly

Asia Asiatic lion, Giant panda, Komodo dragon, Przewalski's horse, Snow leopard, Zeren

Australia and New Zealand Archie's frog, Dingo, Duck-billed platypus, Emu, Kakapo, Kiwi, Koala, Quokka, Short-nosed rat kangaroo, Short-tailed wallaby, Tasmanian devil

Antarctica Adélie penguin, Penguin, Ross seal, Weddell seal

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