Animals In Maryland

Maryland has about 200 species of mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians, and deadly invertebrates.  You would be amazed to know Maryland has become one of the most populated states in the US, with a diverse range of habitats.


Maryland is home to many snakes, but most are not venomous. Snakes in this area become active during the hot and humid summers and hibernate in the cold and dry winters.


Squirrels are one of the cutest animals that you can find in the state, and you can easily spot one moving around in the green fields.


Skunks come in several sizes and shapes in Maryland.  They live in many habitats, including rural and urban. They are nocturnal and go dormant in the winter.


Maryland is home to ten different species of bats.  Just like humans, they have hair and feed their young with milk.


Mice are well-known for causing numerous problems wherever they live, whether in the suburbs or agricultural areas. They carry harmful bacteria and diseases in their saliva and excrement that make people sick.


In Maryland, there are two types of foxes: red and gray. Being crepuscular—they are active at dawn, dusk, and at night—both red and gray foxes share this trait.

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