The Wild Life of Wildlife
Welcome to the wildlife of the Everglades.
Why do you suppose we call them wild-life?
All the animals of Everglades National Park are free to roam wherever they like. They are not in cages like you would expect at a zoo, nor are they tame like your cat or dog.
In short, they are wild animals!
Come discover the many different types of wildlife you might find on a visit to the Everglades.
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Did You Know?
On April 21, 1958, Everglades National Park conducted the first prescribed fire for ecological management in both the Park and the National Park Service. This burn pioneered using fire as a resource management tool nationwide.