This magnificent cat’s biological claim to fame is having the greatest longitudinal range of any land mammal in the world. This solitary and secretive predator is found from Africa to Korea in nearly every kind of habitat in between.

Snow and Ross’s Geese

Snow geese winter in the Central Valley in uncountable numbers flying all the way from Wrangel Island, high up in Arctic Siberia. The smaller, less common, Ross’s Geese come Canada and mix in with the Snows.