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Indiana has a wide range of animals. Southern Indiana has some bears and mountain lions, as well as coyotes, white tail deer, and red tail hawks. There are also the usual skunks, raccoons, possums, squirrels, beavers, rabbits, chipmunks and foxes. Indiana has wild turkeys, quail, pheasant, as well as many other types of birds........

i really want to know are lions and turkeys the same thing as skunks,raccoons,squirrels,beavers,rabbits,and chipmunks?....

"I think there are more animals than that! There are wolves, and other animals that I dont know of.!.!"

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All birds, reptiles, bony fish, and mammals are vertebrates because they have backbones (spines made up of many vertebrae). Some examples of Indiana animals that are vertebrates would be river catfish, flying squirrels, red-winged Blackbirds, copperhead snakes, cardinals, moles, and whitetail deer.

All Insects (like Ohio River Valley mosquitoes), earthworms, butterflies, crawdads (craw fish), dung beetles, and brown-recluse and "daddy long legs" Spiders are examples of invertebrates that are indigenous to Indiana. Invertebrates don't have a backbone, don't have internal skeletons, or central nervous systems with brains.

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LIZARDS (Order Squamata, Sub-order Lacertila)

____ Six-lined racerunner Cnemidophorus sexlineatus 5, 6

____ Coal lizard Eumeces anthracinus (H)

____ Five-lined skink Eumeces fasciatus

____ Broadhead skink Eumeces laticeps C, S

____ Western slender glass lizard Ophisaurus a. attenuatus W

____ Eastern slender glass lizard Ophisaurus a. longicaudatus (H)

____ Common wall lizard Padarcis muralis (H)

____ Northern fence lizard Sceloporus undulates S

____ Ground skink Scincella lateralis 5, 6

SNAKES (Order Squamata, Sub-order Serpentes)

____ Northern copperhead ** Agkistrodon contortrix S

____ Western cottonmouth ** Agkistrodon piscivorus(SE)

____ Midwest worm snake Carphophis vermis helenae S

____ Northern scarlet snake Cemophora coccinea copei 6, 7 (SE)

____ Kirtland's snake Clonophis kirtlandii (SE)

____ Blue racer Coluber constictor foxii N, C

____ Northern black racer Coluber c. constrictor (H)

____ Southern black racer Coluber c. priapus S

____ Timber rattlesnake ** Crotalus horridus S (SE)

____ Northern ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus edwardsii

____ Black rat snake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta

____ Gray rat snake Elaphe obsoleta spiloides 5

____ Western fox snake Elaphe v. vulpine 1, 3

____ Western mud snake Farancia abacura reinwardtii (SE)

____ Eastern hognose snake Heterodon platirhinos

____ Prairie king snake Lampropeltis c. calligaster W

____ Black kingsnake Lampropeltis getula nigra 5, 6

____ Red milk snake Lampropeltis t. syspila 5

____ Eastern milk snake Lampropeltis t. triangulum N, C

____ Northern copperbelly Nerodia e. neglecta 2, 5, 7 (FT,SE)

____ Diamondback water snake Nerodia rhombifer 5

____ Midland water snake Nerodia sipedon pleuralis S

____ Northern banded water snake Nerodia sipedon sipedon

____ Rough green snake Opheodrys aestivus S (SC)

____ Smooth green snake Opheodrys vernalis (SE)

____ Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer 1, 5

____ Graham's crayfish snake Regina grahamii 1 (H)

____ Queen snake Regina septemvittata

____ Eastern massasauga ** Sistrurus c. catenatus N (SE)

____ Midland brown snake Storeria dekayi wrightorum

____ Northern redbelly snake Storeria occipitomaculata

____ Southeastern crowned snake Tantilla coronata(SE)

____ Butler's garter snake Thamnophis butleri 2, 4 ( SE)

____ Eastern plains garter snake Thamnophis radix 1, 3

____ Red-sided garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis 1

____ Eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis

____ Western ribbon snake Thamnophis p. proximus 1 (SC)

____ Eastern ribbon snake Thamnophis s. sauritus N, C

____ Northern ribbon snake Thamnophis s. serpentrionalisS

____ Lined snake Tropidoclonion lineatum (H)

____ Western smooth earth snake Virginia valeriae elegansS

AMPHIBIANS

SALAMANDERS (Order Caudata)

____ Streamside salamander Ambystoma barbouri 6, 7

____ Jefferson salamander Ambystoma jeffersonianum S

____ Blue-spotted salamander Ambystoma laterale N (SC)

____ Spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum

____ Marbled salamander Ambystoma opacum C, S

____ Smallmouth salamander Ambystoma texanum

____ Eastern tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum

____ Green salamander Aneides aeneus S (SE)

____ Eastern hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis S (SE)

____ Northern dusky salamander Desmognathus f. fuscus 4, 6, 7

____ Southern two-lined salamander Eurycea cirrigera C, S

____ Longtail salamander Eurycea l. longicauda S

____ Cave salamander Eurycea lucifuga S

____ Northern spring salamander Gyrinophilus p porphyriticus (H)

____ Four-toed salamander Hemidactylium scutatum N (SE)

____ Common mudpuppy Necturus maculosus (SC)

____ Red-spotted (Central) newt Notophthalmus viridescens

____ Redback salamander Plethodon cinereus

____ Eastern zigzag salamander Plethodon d. dorsalis C, S

____ Northern slimy salamander Plethodon glutinosus C, S

____ Ravine salamander Plethodon richmondi 4, 6, 7

____ Northern red salamander Pseudotriton r. ruber C, S (SE)

____ Midland mud salamander Pseudotriton m. diastictus(H)

____ Western lesser siren Siren intermedia nettingi N, W

FROGS and TOADS (Order Anura)

____ Blanchard's cricket frog Acris crepitans blanchardi

____ American toad Bufo americanus

____ Dwarf American toad Bufo a. charlesmithi S (H)

____ Fowler's toad Bufo woodhouseii fowleri

____ Eastern narrowmouth toad Gastrophryne carolinensis(H)

____ Green treefrog Hyla cinerea (H)

____ Eastern gray treefrog Hyla versicolor

____ Cope's gray treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis

____ Bird-voiced treefrog Hyla avivoca (H)

____ Northern spring peeper Pseudacris c. crucifer

____ Western (Striped) chorus frog Pseudacris t. triseriata N

____ Upland chorus frog Pseudacris t. feriarum S

____ Mountain chorus frog Pseudacris brachyphona (H)

____ Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana

____ Green frog Rana clamitans melanota

____ Wood frog Rana sylvatica

____ Northern leopard frog Rana pipiens N, E (SC)

____ Southern leopard frog Rana utricularia S

____ Plains leopard frog Rana blairi W (SC)

____ Pickerel frog Rana palustris 1, 3, 5

____ Northern crawfish frog Rana a. circulosa 3, 5 (SE)

____ Eastern spadefoot toad Scapiopus holbrookii 6 (SC)

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You can find sphinx moths, acorn weevils, sweat bees, bumble bees, and American Lady butterflies in Indiana.

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