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Wildlife Introduction

Georgia is home to a diverse collection of wildlife - some of it in federally protected wildlife refuges - but much still in the wild as well. This section of GeorgiaInfo is divided into six areas of Georgia wildlife - mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. Where possible, photographs of animals have been included along with information and links. Note: this is not an exhaustive list of all wildlife found in Georgia; if you see a notable omission please contact us.

Georgia is also home to rich and varied plant life. See the links under External Resources for more information on plant life in Georgia.

For more on Georgia birds, see the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
For more on Georgia reptiles and amphibians, see the New Georgia Encyclopedia.