Wildlife

Wildlife in Florida includes many unique and wonderful species, from the manatee to the Florida scrub jay. This page links to resources about our cohabitants.

For information about interacting with wildlife in their natural habitats, see Sustainable Living: Environment. To learn about landscaping for wildlife, see Sustainable Living: Lawn & Garden.

Birds

UF/IFAS Sites

UF/IFAS Publications

Other Sites & Publications

Endangered & Threatened Species

Endangered and threatened species are plants and animals in danger of becoming extinct.

Fish

UF/IFAS Sites

UF/IFAS Publications

Insects & Arachnids

See Insects & Arachnids to learn about the many insects, spiders, slugs, snails, crustaceans, and other creatures call Florida home. For information about exotic and invasive insects, see Invasive Species.

For information about pest insects, see Home Pest Control and Lawn & Garden Insects.

Invasive Species

Invasive species are introduced plants and animals that cause harm to the environment, economy, and/or human health.

Invertebrates

UF/IFAS Sites

UF/IFAS Publications

Other Sites & Publications

Mammals

UF/IFAS Sites

UF/IFAS Publications

Other Sites & Publications

Reptiles & Amphibians

UF/IFAS Sites

UF/IFAS Publications

Other Sites & Publications

What We Can Help With

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