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Red Dead Redemption 2 animal locations: Where to find every species in the Wild West

Heron

It's time for another marshy bird, and you'll find the heron along the Kamassa River west of Saint Denis, or in the Lagras and Bluewater Marsh area.

Iguana

You'll find these little lizards across New Austin, including north of Mercer Station and west of Fort Mercer, and on the islands in the San Luis River.

Loon

This amusingly named bird can be spotted in a number of places – including Owanjila west of Strawberry, on the islands in Flat Island Lake west of Rhodes, and O'Creagh's Run in Grizzlies East.

Moose

If you want a moose, then take a look around Tall Trees, including the area directly west of Aurora Basin. Other places to try include by the Dakota River southwest of Caliban's Seat, and north of Brandywine Drop in the northeast corner of the map.

Muskrat

These furry critters can be found in abundance to the west and north of Saint Denis as well as in Bluewater Marsh, though if that doesn't suit you can also look along the Upper Montana River and Dakota River as well.

Opossum

You'll find opossums gathered in a number of locations on the map – these include west of Big Valley and south of Riggs Station in West Elizabeth, Ringneck Creek in northwest Lemoyne, and Donner Falls north of Bacchus Station.

Oriole

This bird is found in a few places, but is most prevalent in the area east of Riggs Station in West Elizabeth and north of Flatneck Station towards The Heartlands. If they don't work for you, you can also looking immediately west of Bacchus Station.

Owl

If you're looking for owls, then the largest concentration of them can be found around the Aurora Basin and along the Lower Montana River west of Tall Trees. Failing that, look north around Strawberry or even further north along the Little Creek River.

Oxen

These units are found in largest numbers around Southfield Flats, Caliga Hall, and Braithwaite Manor near Rhodes, though Emerald Ranch further north is also worth a look.

Panther

The elusive Panther can be spotted in one of two locations in the Lemoyne area – either southeast of Braithwaite Manor near the coast, or on the east side of Lagras.

Parakeet

Another bird that enjoys hanging out around Saint Denis, look for it along the coastline south of Caliga Hall, or across the Bayou Nwa area from Kamassa River to Lagras.

Parrot

This is another rare bird that has only been seen along the Arroyo De La Vibora River in the Guarma location you access in Chapter 5. Because this area is eventually locked off, don't forget to check out a parrot while you're there.

Peccary

These pig-like animals are tucked away down in New Austin, so have a ride around Cholla Springs or Rio Bravo and you're bound to spot one soon enough.

Pelican

The Pelican is a coastal bird, so the main places to look for one are along the Blackwater coastline around in to Quaker's Cove, or on the other side of Flat Iron Lake along the coast beside Braithwaite Manor. Can also be seen on the southeast coast of Saint Denis.

Pheasant

There are a couple of good spots on the map for tracking down pheasants, so hunt either immediately southwest of Valentine, or search the area north and northeast of the Heartland Oil Fields.

Pig

You'll find a large concentration of pigs in the northeast of Saint Denis, though you should also be able to locate them in and around Valentine or Armadillo without too much bother.

Pigeon

As with many of the animals in this guide, you can find pigeons hanging out in Saint Denis, but they can also be spotted below Bard's Crossing at the mouth of the Dakota River, or right up in the northeast along the Annesburg coast.

Pronghorn

There are pronghorns scattered across New Austin, but if you're looking for a more solid location the take a look north of Big Valley along the Little Creek River, or the area southeast of Flatneck Station in The Heartlands.

Quail

The dinky quail can be found in and around Strawberry, and further east surrounding Riggs Station. You can also look in the area directly northeast of the Heartland Oil Fields.

Rabbit

Seriously, there are so many rabbits around that you really can't fail to spot one. If you really need a bunny, look around Rhodes or north of Bluewater Marsh.

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