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Pinelands



NATIVE FAUNA
White-tailed Deer
© John White

White-tailed Deer


Pinelands:

Native Fauna

  • Rocky pinelands provide habitat for many species of wildlife
Many mammals inhabit the unique rocky pineland habitats of south Florida including:


Opossum
© Alden M. Johnson, California Academy of Sciences

Opossum


Red-bellied Woodpecker
courtesy South Florida Water Management District
Red-bellied Woodpecker


Red-shouldered Hawk
© Gerald and Buff Corsi, California Academy of Sciences
Red-shouldered Hawk

Birds that frequent these areas include:



Young Rim Rock Crowned Snake
© Kenneth Krysko
Rim Rock Crowned Snake

Reptiles and amphibians include:



Five-lined Skink
© John White
Five-lined Skink