Animals in Idaho

Animals in Idaho offer the visitor magnificent mountains, forests, farmlands, and rivers in their landscapes. Let's look at 10 fantastic animals that you will not want to miss seeing if you are a visitor to Idaho.

Prairie Rattlesnake

You can find this beauty, throughout the plains of Idaho. It has a triangular head and body that are covered in dark blotches. As these blotches go down to the tail they start looking like rings.


The wolverine is noted for its solidarity, shrewd, boldness, and insatiability. It might follow traplines to lodges and eat up food stocks or take away compact things; its hostile smell pervades an attacked lodge.

Mountain Bluebird

Mountain bluebird is like a small thrush that is easily identified by its bright blue plumage – the brightest out of all the North American bluebirds. The female is mainly a grey color with a bluish tint over her wings and tail.

Appaloosa Horse

Appaloosa has been capturing the hearts of young children and horse lovers for centuries, filling people with romantic and adventurous dreams. Not only do they have a striking appearance, their personalities are so beguiling as well.

Peregrine Falcon

This bird has the title of being one of the fastest birds in the world. It lives along the rivers and in the mountains. Sometimes it will nest on buildings in urban areas.

Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bears are well-known predator on the list of animals in Idaho and actually can be called very dangerous if you provoke them. Adults can grow anything from five feet to eight feet and weighs as much as 800 pounds.

Great Basin Rattlesnake

Rattlesnakes are snakes that will only attack if disturbed. You might have come across it sunning itself on rocks or near the road. They can be anything from 3 to 5 feet long.