People in Illinois can live harmoniously with the animals around their town only if they know what kinds of animals are common in their area.
Check out our list of animals that can be found in this state.
If you ever encounter Massasauga in the woods, you better leave it alone because it is venomous. Despite being dangerous, Massasauga is a beautiful rattler with a pattern of brown blotches on the gray ground and keeled scales.
Coyotes resemble dogs as they belong to Canidae such as red fox, gray wolf, and gray fox. Coyote is a medium-sized dog, but they do not exactly look like a dog as their tail is bushier and their nose is more pointed.