Terrestrial mammals spend all or part of their lives on land. In
Florida, this group includes nearly 80 species or subspecies
ranging from bats and mice to deer and bears. Learn more about some
of these species and current research projects.
The Perdido Key Beach Mouse is a federally listed endangered
species that only resides in the dunes of Perdido Key, a small
island located near Pensacola.
FWC conducts research independently as well as through partnerships
with universities and other state or federal agencies on the
Florida black bear.
Members of the public can enter mink sightings in Florida into a Web-based reporting system to aid research efforts.