Fauna in the Yukon:
There are many, many different species and types of animals in the Yukon. Some of the most common are the Arctic fox, Bald eagle, Beaver, Bison, Canada goose, Canada Lynx, Caribou, Flying Squirrel, Grizzly bear, Moose, Pacific loon, Peregrine falcon, Polar bear, Porcupine, Red fox, Salmon, Snowy owl, Tundra swan, Wolf, and Wolverine. Two specific species very common in the Yukon are the black bears and grizzlies. There are around 10,000 black bears and 7,000 grizzlies currently living in the Yukon. There are also about 22,000 mountain sheep, a few hundred musk oxen, some wood bison, and around 35 trillion mosquitoes and black flies.
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There are many different wildlife groups living in the Yukon. These include amphibians, fishes, mammals, birds, butterflies, large moths, dragonflies, spiders, mosses, vascular plants, and insects. There are many different species classified into each group. There are 4 amphibians, 36 fish, 66 mammals, 227 birds, 92 butterflies, 286 large moths, 40 dragonflies, over 300 spiders, over 400 mosses, 1,242 vascular plants, and over 6,000 insects total.
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