Our Mammal Residents

Our Mammal Residents – We currently have over 120 permanently disabled residents that live at PRWC and are on public display for educational purposes, however, we only house a few mammals. We do accept all Florida native wildlife for treatment and rehabilitation and we admit many other mammal species types such as Squirrels, Bobcats, Raccoons, Bats, and Foxes. Unfortunately, many sustain permanent injuries preventing us to be able to release them back in to the wild. Note: We do not treat any invasive species of mammals or domestic pets.

Symbolically Adopt one of our Marvelous Mammals

Our Florida State Mammal: The most endangered of all Florida’s symbols is the panther which was chosen in 1982 by a vote of students throughout the state. The Florida Panther is a large, long-tailed, pale brown cat that grows to six feet or longer. Its habitat is usually the same as that of the white-tailed deer, which is the mainstay of its diet. We do not have any panthers or bobcats living at our facility.

Nine-Banded Armadillo


Sherman is a Nine-banded Armadillo who came to the Peace River Wildlife Center hospital in the summer of 2021 after his mother and sibling were killed by a car. He was a very small infant and required constant medical attention and care until he was old enough to self-feed. He now thrives at PRWC as one of our educational ambassadors.

Other native mammal patients commonly treated and/or rehabilitated at PRWC

  • Squirrels
  • Cottontails
  • Raccoons
  • Bats
  • Wood Rats
  • Bobcats
  • Armadillos
  • Skunks
  • Foxes
  • Deer
  • Coyote
  • Moles