Pictures of Florida's Wild Animals


     Squirrels are eveywhere in Florida, from the coastal area to the inland. These incredibly agile, cute, and wacky characters are endearing to most, with the exception of only bird lovers, as sometimes squirrels will eat the seed they put out.

Squirrels have a cute rodent, pikachu-like face, and their little hands are almost human like

Incredible climbers and jumpers, Squirrels can hang from any angle it seems

Notice the squirrel's nimble hands and polite manners

Commonality list

This is my list of the likelihood of seeing various creatures based on my experiences. Of course, you have to be in the right habitat, the odds of seeing a Dolphin in the forest are not very good. Also, these are based a lot on my local area of Hillsborough County (Tampa). A hyperlink means some kind of info and probably some photos are available.


If you are in the appropriate habitat, you should run into one of these. In many cases, you can't avoid them.


These are harder to find. You'll have to spend some time outdoors and probably look a little for these. However, odds are you'll find one after a little effort.


Difficult to find. Usually, it's just luck to find one, or you'll have to look very hard. You'll probably only see one every six months.

Ultra Rare

Very difficult to find. Most people, even people who spend a fair amount of time outdoors, like me, never see one. Consider yourself truely priviledged if you do catch a glimpse of one in the wild.

  • Bald Eagle
  • Florida Panther
  • Bobcat
  • Otter