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An image showcasing a variety of insects commonly found in Pennsylvania, such as fireflies, ladybugs, and bumblebees, set against a backdrop of lush green foliage and wildflowers

Most Common Insects in Pennsylvania

As a seasoned entomologist with years of experience studying insects in Pennsylvania, my connection to these common bugs runs deep. I believe that by sharing my experience, we can better understand and appreciate the intricate world of these tiny creatures. From battling household invaders to marveling at the diversity of stingers, my encounters with Pennsylvania’s…

An image capturing the vibrant colors and textures of the Eastern Fence Lizard, Five-lined Skink, and Northern Fence Lizard, all commonly found in Pennsylvania

Most Common Lizards in Pennsylvania

As someone who has spent countless hours studying and observing the diverse lizard species in Pennsylvania, I have developed a deep appreciation for these fascinating reptiles. Among the most commonly sighted lizards in the state is the Eastern Fence Lizard, a species that never fails to capture my attention with its unique behaviors and intricate…

An image of a lush green forest in Pennsylvania with various mammals such as white-tailed deer, black bears, Eastern cottontail rabbits, groundhogs, and gray squirrels roaming freely

Most Common Mammals in Pennsylvania

As a wildlife enthusiast with a deep connection to Pennsylvania’s diverse ecosystem, I have always been fascinated by the rich tapestry of mammalian species that call this state home. With over 65 species of mammals, each one plays a unique role in the delicate balance of nature. From the playful antics of squirrels to the…