Miami is home to many mammals. You may encounter manatees, dolphins and more such as lizards and sharks.
Manatees, also commonly known as sea cows, are large slow-moving marine mammals. Manatees are found in all Florida coasts, typically in habitats that consist of fresh and brackish waters wich, we will find in the Miami river as well as shallow spots near the open ocean.
Although manatees are entirely aquatic species, they must breathe air at the surface so there is a good chance of spotting these beautifully and peacefull mammals.
Dolphin can be spotted in waters of Miami. These mammals typically travel in parties and have been known to have friendly interactions with other mammals such as dogs, whales, humans.
Several pelicans nest along the beaches of Miami. Pelican is the most common bird species in Florida.