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Canada is the second largest country in the world.
Animals Canada is known for Beavers, Bobcats, Lynx, Lemmings, Polar Bears, Wolverine, Arctic Fox, Badger, Black Bear, Coyote, Moose and Porcupine.
Plants Canada is famous for its maple trees and maple syrup. Their flag is recognizable due to the large red maple leaf in the center.
Climate Generally, Canada has four distinct seasons, particularly in the more populated regions along the US border. Winters can be very cold with plenty of snow.
Sports and recreation Winter sports are very popular especially ice hockey, skiing and skating. Lacrosse and soccer are also popular.
Native crafts Native Canadians are known for their jewelry, beaded moccasins, baskets, and leather goods. The inuits are known for their soapstone, ivory and carvings.
THE UNITED KINGDOM
England is one of the nations that make up the United Kingdom.
Landmarks England has many castle and ancient sites such as stonehenge and Roman ruins. Other famous landmarks include Buckingham palace, Big Ben, the bridges over the Thames and the Tower of London.
Climate England’s weather is very changeable and unpredictable. Generally summers are warm and winters are cold.
Arts England is known for literary accomplishments. To name a few: Winnie-the-Pooh, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, Beowulf, King Arthur, Robin Hood and Alice in Wonderland. One of the most famous authors of all times, Shakespeare, was from England.
Sports The English love soccer (called football), cricket and rugby. Also popular are horse racing, hockey, tennis, swimming, and other water sports. Gambling on sports— which is legal in England— is popular.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The USA is a large country in the western hemisphere.
LANDMARKS The Statue of Liberty, located in New York, was the sign to many immigrants that they had reached America as they sailed across the ocean to come to the new world.
SPORTS Baseball is called ‘The Great American Past Time’ but football follows a close second.
ANIMALS The USA is a large area of land that includes a variety of habitats. Because of this they have a very diverse ecosystem country wide including mountain goats, prairie dogs, and crocodiles.
FOOD Since the USA is home of many cultures, American cuisine has become a mixture of many different styles and flavors. Many also feel that the hamburger and fries is the ultimate American food.