• The Battle Scarred Walls of Fort Pulaski

    Fort Pulaski

    National Monument Georgia

Animals

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Great Blue Heron surveys the moat.

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The salt marshes and upland areas of Fort Pulaski National Monument support many species of wildlife. If lucky you may catch a glimpse of one of the 11 Protected Species that have been identified at the park. These are: American oystercatcher, bald eagle, gull-billed tern, least tern, loggerhead sea turtle, manatee, peregrine falcon, piping plover, swallow-tailed kite, Wilson's plover and woodstork.

Click on the links at left to learn more about the varied wildlife that call Fort Pulaski National Monument home.

 
White-tailed deer on Cockspur Island
White-tailed deer found throughout Cockspur Island.
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Did You Know?

Alligator in moat

The American Alligator is native to coastal Georgia and can often be found lurking in the wet ditch or moat surrounding Fort Pulaski. Watch your step! Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia