Indiana’s native fish and mammal species are a precious and vital part of our environment. Here you can explore and learn about the diversity, unique lifestyles, and environment of the native wildlife that call our state home.
Monitoring and protecting our wildlife from invasive species is an important part of maintaining Indiana’s natural heritage. You can help identify and report invasive species through Report IN.
Learn more about the current state of wildlife diversity and research through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ 2019 Wildlife Science Report.
From darters to chubs, discover Indiana's diverse fish population.Fish Taxonomy
From bats to bobcats, discover Indiana's diverse mammal population.Mammal Taxonomy
From owls to bald eagles, discover Indiana's diverse bird population.Bird Taxonomy
From skinks to turtles, discover Indiana's diverse reptile population.Reptile Taxonomy
From newts to salamanders, discover Indiana's diverse amphibian population.Amphibian Taxonomy
From fanshells to elktoes, discover Indiana's diverse mussel population.Mussel Taxonomy