Animals in Indiana

Indiana has a differed geology that incorporates thick woodlands, field grasslands, riverbanks, lakeshores, and rough slopes.  Read on if you want to know more about the Animals in Indiana!

Northern Cardinal

Cardinals don’t move and they don’t shed their feathers in winter season. During summer season they whistle in morning time which is one of the best sounds found early in the morning.


Groundhog plays a very important role in the ecosystem, they helps in maintaining health of soil in woodland and in plain areas. They are also considered as vital habitat engineer.


A long-legged cat with colossal paws, a genuinely short body, and tufted ears, the wildcat is 60-100 cm long, excepting the 10-20-cm tail. Its fur, stiffer and less critical than that of the lynx, is pale brown to blushing with dull spots.

Milk Snake

The adult milk snake is approximately 24-36 inches in length. They are tan or grey in colour with around 3-5 lines of reddish brown colour and black edge blotches on their back. They have Y or V shaped tan mark near the rear side of head.

Orb Weaver Spider

They are named as Orb spiders because of their round and wheel shaped webs which they create to catch their hunt in. They are also known as garden spiders as they can easily found in your gardens.


These birds are regarded as some of the smartest in the entire avian kingdom. They pass on these techniques to the next generation of birds by always remembering their approach to finding food.