North America is rich in wildlife. There are many kind of mammals such as sheep, goats, deer, squirrels and more. There is also a rich treasure of reptiles including many type of snakes, including the famous desert rattlesnake. There are also a large number of beautiful bird species which include our nation's bird, the bald eagle.
It surprises many people to learn that North America has a large number of lakes, most of them natural. Two large lakes include the beautiful Lake Tahoe, home to several of North America's State Parks and Lake Mead, created when the Hoover Dam was built. Fishing is legal with a state fishing license.