Over 40 species of mammals are found in Everglades National Park. They include white-tailed deer, bobcats, and the critically endangered Florida panthers. The West Indian manatees are also endangered, and can be found in the marine areas of the park.
Reptiles include many species of snakes and turtles. Of course, the most famous wildlife in the park are the American alligator and the American crocodile.
Birds are currently numbered at 360 species and rising. The NPS produced a bird list in PDF format
A huge variety of ecosystems lead to a large number of plant species. Principal members include sawgrass, cypress, mangrove, slash pine, and royal palm. The ecosystem list includes hardwood hammocks, pinelands, mangroves, coastal lowlands, freshwater sloughs (the rivers of grass), freshwater marl prairie, cypress, and marine.