Plants & Animals

Spruce trees grow in a bog
Some birds, such as common yellowthroats and palm warblers, are specialists that like to breed in spruce bogs.

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The rivers, wetlands, ponds, and forests in Katahdin Woods and Water National Monument are home to a rich diversity of life. Moose, black bear, Canada lynx, and river otters are just a few of the mammals that call the monument home. Atlantic salmon and brook trout swim in the waters. We are still learning about all the species that are here, but you can look at the current list by using the search tool below.

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Last updated: July 25, 2023

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