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adults reach 11-16 inches long Preys on small rodents Can live almost anywhere as long as they have water 1 litter consist of 5 young Dark Brown with white underparts Has fur small and thin nocturnal carnivore Weasel
Many measure 45-62 inches Hunts small mammals and birds prefers open or semi open areas litter of 5-10 young yellow-grayish has fur long pointed nose weighs 23-50 pounds Coyote
Can measure 34-40 inches Dark Brown prefers streams, ponds, and lakeshores One litter per year with 2-4 young Has fur prefers small twigs of trees near water heavy bodied may weigh 30-60 llbs Beaver
Can measure 21-25 inches Herbivores one litter per year lives in burrows or dens yellowish gray has fur litter consist of 2-6 young Can live up to 5 yrs. Woodchuck
Gray coat may measure 39 inches long prefers rodents, berries, and insects prefers open forest and brushwood has fur one litter per year makes their home in den nocturnal omnivore Gray Fox
5 inches in diameter shell is olive to dark brown with red and yellow I eat plants, insects, smails, worms, and small fish I am a water turtle I lay 5-6 eggs in sandy soil my skin is covered with scales I am an omnivore I lay eggs in may or June Painted Turtle
female can measure 40 inches long prefer fish prefers living along the coast, rivers, and lakes lays 2-3 eggs in Feb. or March dark brown with white head has feathers diurnal predator nest 90 ft aove the ground Bald Eagle
Adults measure 16-25 inches long Eats grain, roots, and berries lays 6-7 eggs in a brood once a year black head and neck, marked with white and brownish gray body nest on the ground near lakes and marshes has feathers endotherm migrates in flocks Canadian Goose
Adults can measure 42-50 inches tall prefers fish, amphibians, and reptiles lives in marshes. swamps, and along shorelines forms colonies while breeding slate blue body with a white crested head has feathers diurnal predator flies with neck pulled back Great Blue Heron
Can measure 24 inches long eats amphibians, fish, small mammals, reptiles, invertabrates, and plant material Nest by permanent bodies of water One brood per year with 6-10 eggs has feathers males are grayish brown with a bright green head diurnal omnivore endotherm Mallard Duck
length is 22 inches long when full grown dark with yellow or green stripes down my body I eat toads, frogs, salamanders, tadpoles, and earthworms i prefer to live in fields My young are born alive I'm covered in scales Young are born in August or September There are 25-30 young in a brood Garter Snake
26 inches long omnivore forest or brush lands black coat with long white stripes young 2-10 born in may fur endotherm nocturnal Skunk
34 inches white neck ring on the male molted brown -female prefers open areas fields and marshes omnivore/ herbivore 8-12 brown eggs has feathers endotherm diurnal Pheasant
5-8 inches omnivore grayish brown coat lives in forest, open grasslannds has 3-8 young has fur has teeth and claws nocturnal Mouse
25-32 inches long gray and white omnivore wooded area near water 3-14 young has fur endotherm nocturnal opossum
adults measure 26-38 inches long prefers wooded areas near water omnivore long grey fur 3-7 young per litter has fur endotherm nocturnal Raccoon
20-22 inches long as an adult builds nest in tall trees herbivore yellowish brown coat 2 litters of young each year has fur endotherm diurnal Fox Squirrel
8 inches long lives in ponds eats insects, spiders, and small frogs green with white underbelly lays eggs moist thin skin ectotherm nocturnal Bullfrog
24 inches long nest in tree near forest edge eats small rodents brown above white below lays eggs, brood consist of 2-4 young has feathers endotherm diurnal predator Red Tailed Hawk
measures 9 inches as an adult prefer open deciduous forest hunts insects on and under the bark of trees black bird with white wings and a red head lays 4-6 eggs in the spring has feathers endotherm diurnal insectivore Red headed Woodpecker
10 inches long as an adult lives on the forest floor in logs eats worms, insects, larva, and spiders moist thin skin dark colored with yellow blotches lays around 1,000 eggs ectotherm omnivore Tiger Salamander
3 inches long an 2 inches tall lives in damp wet places eats insects warty skin brown in color with black spots lays eggs in water nocturnal insectivore Toad
I measure 11 1/2 inches as an adult nest in oak and pine forest Omnivore I eat seeds and insects my colors are blue, black, and white 3-6 eggs are layed in the spring has feathers endotherm diurnal Blue Jay
8 3/4 inches long as an adult nests in hedgerows or forest edges. herbivore Bright Red lays 2-4 eggs in the spring has feathers endotherm diurnal Cardinal
Females can measure 24 inches long nests in hollow trees or on rock ledges eats most of the smaller animals in an area Brown with white barred underparts lays 2 eggs in Feb. Has feathers endotherm nocturnal predator Great Horned Owl
measures 10 inches in length prefers woodlands, or shade trees eats insects, mice, frogs, fish, and lizards animal is gray or red raises 1 brood per year with 4-5 young has feathers endotherm distinctive ear tufts, which are long feathers. Screech Owl
adults measure 16-19 inches long prefers open forest, forest edges, or brushy areas herbivore 4-7 young per litter brown with white underparts has fur endotherm nocturnal Cotton-Tailed Rabbit
Adults measure up to 10.5 inches long live in a variety of habitats eats seeds, nuts, and insects 2-8 young has 2 white stripes has fur endotherm diurnal Chipmunk
6-8 inches long prefers open grassland and open forest insectivore one litter born per year dark brown or black has fur endotherm nocturnal Mole
Adults are 3-4.9 inches long habitat varies including caves and buildings insectivore one litter per year with 2 young black to brown in color has fur endotherm nocturnal Bat
Large lives in alltypes of water habitats Omnivore shell-less eggs Bronze or Olive Suction cup mouth ectotherm flourishes where sewage is discharged Carp
up to 28 inches long prefer semi-open areas with loose top soil eat mainly toads and frogs flat head up turned nose variety of colors and patterns body is covered with scales ectotherm seldom known to bite Hog Nosed Snake
slender body prefers clear fast flowing rivers omnivore lays shell- less eggs pale greenish or blue with a whitish belly scaly skin ectotherm nocturnal Channel Catfish
6-8 verticle bands on the sides prefers well vegetated water feeds on small aquatic organisms spawing occurs over nest in shallow water in the spring blueish yellow-green scales ectotherm State fish Bluegill
end of the jaw extends behind the eye lives in all types of clean water active predator spawning occurs over nest of gravel or vegetation pale olive with black blotches has scaly skin ectotherm shell-less eggs Largemouth Bass
can grow to be 4 1/2 feet long found in a variety of habitats eats small mammals, birds, amphibians, insects, and snakes lays eggs in rotten logs in june or July blue green with no markings skin is covered in scales ectotherm eggs have rubbery shells Blue Racer
weighs up to 50 llbs prefer permanant bodies of muddy water omnivore lays about 20 eggs strong hooked jaws bony plates on upper surface of the tail ectotherm largest turtle Snapping turtle
5-6 inch shell prefer woodlands with brushy cover eats plant material, small animals, and insects eggs are laid in june or july oval shell with a high topped box shape head and legs can be drawn into the shell for protection ectotherm not edible because of the poisonous plants eaten Box Turtle
6 inches long as an adult prefers a forest floor in central or southern illinois eats insects, spiders and small vertebrates lays 10 eggs in rotten logs or loose soil brown with yellow stripes skin is covered in scales ectotherm when young my tail is bright blue Skink (Lizard)
length is about 3ft. prefer to live in open grasslands and prairies eats mostly rodents usually lays about 14 eggs olive gray in color or with gray-Brown blotches skin is covered in scales ectotherm nocturnal Prairie King Snake
length up to 6 feet prefer wooded areas eats birds, eggs, rats, mice, and ground squirrels lays eggs in rotten logs, stumps or in loose soil black with a white belly covered in scales ectotherm only tree climbing snake Black Rat Snake
adults measure 8.5 -12 inches prefer to live in open grasslands where they build burrows omnivore has young in a litter of 7-10 young in May striped coat of whitish and dark brown has fur endotherm diurnal Ground Squirrel
Can measure 6.5 ft. in length Nocturnal herbivore Prefer to live on the edge areas of the forest and fields gives birth to one baby the 1st year and twins in the second year color varies from reddish to brown Has fur Can be destructive to crops prized game animal White Tailed Deer
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