With habitats from tidal marshes to grasslands to old growth forests, Maryland is home to a wide range of species. Maryland’s state reptile – the diamondback terrapin – is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, seashore creatures and butterflies/insects. It also includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas that any nature enthusiast would love to explore. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.