The Best Places to See 10 Iconic American Animals

1. Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) This area hosts one of the largest gatherings of bald eagles in the world, especially in November during the late salmon run.

2. American Bison (Bison bison) Witness these majestic creatures against the backdrop of Yellowstone’s geysers and landscapes.

3. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) Offers a unique opportunity to observe wolf packs in their natural island habitat.

4. American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) Experience close encounters with alligators while exploring the Everglades' unique ecosystem.

5. Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) Famous for bear viewing, especially during the salmon run at Brooks Falls.

6. California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) A key release site for California condors, making it one of the best places to see these rare birds.

7. Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) Thousands of monarchs gather here during their migration from October to February.

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