Inventory of Threatened and Endangered Species in South Florida National Parks
Glossary of Terms
Threatened - a species, subspecies, or isolated population that is very likely to become endangered in the near future unless the species or its habitat is fully protected and managed for its survival
South Florida National Parks
Note: This list includes only federally listed species; it does not include candidate or state-listed species.
Did You Know?
Over fifty-nine color varieties of the Liguus Tree Snail have been seen in and around the Everglades ecosystem. They graze on the algae and lichen that grows on smooth-barked trees. During the dry winter months, they are usually sealed to these trees to conserve moisture.