The Red-tailed Hawk is a bird of prey known in the U. as the chicken-hawk, tho it rarely preys on standard sized chickens. It breeds in most of North America, from W Alaska & N Canada as far south as Panama & the West Indies.
Fossa: a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family. The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar.