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Hardwood hammocks provide habitat for many threatened and endangered species.

Threatened and endangered species residing in tropical hardwood hammocks include numerous trees, shrubs, and vines. Hammock trees currently listed as threatened or endangered include:

Red-Cockaded Woodpecker. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Red-Cockaded Woodpecker. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Animals considered threatened or endangered residing in hammock habitats include:

The list above includes species occurring in hammocks located within the Florida Keys as well as those in the Everglades region.


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