Mammals

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

  • Armadillo

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    Armadillo is Spanish for “little armored one” and refers to the bony plates that cover the back, head, legs, and tail of most of these odd looking creatures. Armadillos are the only living mammals that wear such shells.

  • Bobcat

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

  • Manatee

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

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  • River Otters

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

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  • White-tailed Deer

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    The white-tailed deer is one of the best known and easily recognized large mammals and can be found around the world. They are native to every continent except for Australia and Antarctica.

  • Other Small Mammals

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    Other mammals you may see on the refuge include rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, and oppossum.