Animals in South Carolina

South Carolina is a small state with three geographical regions: humid summers, mild winters, and hot.

It has a wide variety of wildlife like mink, long-tailed weasels, reptiles, birds, amphibians, rodents, etc.

This state is home to many strange animals, predators, and some of the country’s unique animals, herbivores, and those seen and heard regularly.

Loggerhead Turtle

This particular turtle is found throughout the world. It belongs to the oceanic turtle species, known as a marine reptile, and belongs to the family Cheloniidae.

North American River Otter

Its thick coat of fur is present on its body, providing good protection. North American river otter belongs to the weasel family.

Frosted Flatwoods Salamander

Frosted flatwood salamander is found in the southeastern coastal plains of the United States—frosted flatwood salamander breeds in ponds, shallow grass, and herbs.

Corn Snake

A corn snake is a harmless snake, and corn snakes eat pests and rodents, which is also a reason that it helps human beings as it protects crops.

Polyphemus Moth

Polyphemus moths belong to the Saturniidae family. It has a wingspan of 6 inches. We can easily see the features of purplish eyespots on the hind wings and their prominent shape.

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