Gopher tortoises are a threatened species. They are a “Keystone” species because they dig burrows in the sandy soil that provide homes for many other animals.
The Eastern Cottontail rabbit is common in Florida. It is grayish brown with a white tail. It is about 14 to 17 inches long, weighing about two to four pounds.
Opossum or “possums” are often thought of as a nuisance animal. However, they eat lots of ticks, beetles, and cockroaches.
Bobcats are tan and brown and larger than a housecat. They have a short, “bobbed” tail which gives them their name.