Mammals

3aHunting

 Mammals are warm blooded animals which suckle their young and have hair on at least a portion of their body.

  • Florida Black Bear

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    The refuge provides the wide variety of forested areas needed to support the varied seasonal diet of the black bear. 

  • Manatee

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    Refuge waters are a safe harbor and feeding site for several manatees year round. 

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  • River Otter

    Otter

    River otters are very playful and can often be seen playing games.

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  • Bobcat

    Bobcat

     Bobcats are elusive and nocturnal, so they are rarely spotted.

  • Raccoons, Rabbits, Opossum

    Racoon

    Many small and medium sized mammals call the refuge home.