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The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) is the most familiar and widespread goose in North America. It inhabits all types of water over the continent. Canada geese have a black head and neck, except for white cheek patches. The smallest Canada Goose is the Cackling Canada Goose which weighs about 3 pounds. The largest Canada Goose is the Giant Canada Goose which weighs about 15 pounds. The Canada Goose stands 21.7 to 43.3 inches tall. The Canada Goose is also called Bernache du Canada (French), Ganso canadiense (Spanish).




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