A Florida Panther
A Florida Panther
Photo credit: sfwmd.gov


The Endangered Mammals of Florida


To begin, what is a Mammal?

A Mammal is an Animal that is a hairy, warm blooded,

vertebrate (has a backbone) that breathes air, gives birth live,

and the female of the species nurses its young.

We also share our home in the Ocala National Forest,

with these Mammals whose Seminole names are shown in Brown:

Florida Panther - coo - wah-chobee, Black Bear - no - go - she(?)   

Deer - ee-cho and Raccoon - wood-ko, one who rubs.


The Endangered of Threatened Mammals on this site are:


Places to learn more:

Edge of Existence



Harvard Gazette

Oldest Mammal found


New York State Museum

Mammals Revealed


University of California Museum of Paleontology

The Hall of Mammals


University of Michigan Museum of Zoology

Class Mammalia



Mammalian Studies



Walking with the Alligators

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