Photo courtesy of the National Fish and Wildlife Service Digital Library System

Maryland State Bird
Learn a little about the state bird, and find out how Maryland is protecting it.
Source: Maryland Archives

Maryland State Bird (More)
Find everything you need to know about the Baltimore oriole. From nesting to migration, this page is a great resource.
Source: Audubon

Maryland State Bird (Coloring Page)
This beautifully detailed coloring page shows the state bird nestled among the state flower, black-eyed susans. Color it in for a great addition to any state report.
Source: Friends Across America

Maryland State Cat
Find out a little about the Maryland state cat, the calico cat. Find out what makes this cat type unique, and why almost all true calico cats are female.
Source: Maryland Archives

Maryland State Cat
Learn how five fifth grade girls almost single-handedly got the calico adopted as Maryland’s state cat.
Source: Find Articles

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons
Photo licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License

Maryland State Crustacean (History and Recipes)
With everything from a blue crab history that goes back to early Native Americans, to instructions for crabpicking, and great recipes, this is a fun and interesting resource.
Source: Skipjack.net

Maryland State Crustacean (Life and Scientific Info)
Find all sorts of information on the blue crab here. For instance, did you know their scientific name means “beautiful swimmer that is savory”? Find more here.
Source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Maryland State Dog
Learn a bit about how the Chesapeake Bay retriever developed as a breed, about their breed traits, and about what they’re known for.
Source: Maryland Archives

Maryland State Dog
Find out all about the striped bass, the Maryland state fish. You can even find the record for the largest striped bass ever caught in the state of Maryland.
Source: Wildlife Forever: National Fish Art

Photo courtesy of the National Fish and Wildlife Service Digital Library System

Maryland State Fish
Find out all about the striped bass, the Maryland state fish. You can even find the record for the largest striped bass ever caught in the state of Maryland.
Source: Wildlife Forever: National Fish Art

Maryland State Fish (Adoption)
Find out a little bit about the state fish, and why the Maryland legislature chose it for this honor.
Source: Maryland Archives

Maryland State Horse (Breed History)
Check out this in depth history on thoroughbred horses, including some of the most famous race horses.
Source: Kentucky Horse Parkt

Maryland State Horse
Check out a bit about Maryland’s state horse from the state archives.
Source: Maryland Archives

Photo courtesy of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Maryland State Insect
Find out all about the Baltimore checkerspot butterfly, including its distribution in the state of Maryland here. This site also has great photos!
Source: National Biological Information Infrastructure and Montana State University

Maryland State Reptile
The diamondback terrapin, which is a type of turtle, is Maryland’s state reptile. You can find out more on this useful site.
Source: University of Delaware: Graduate College of Marine Studies

Citation styles

APA style
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MLA style
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MHRA style
classbrain, 'Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna)', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 December 2014, 18:20 UTC, <https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/> [accessed 23 October 2017]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna).” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/ [accessed October 23, 2017].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna) [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 30, 18:20 UTC [cited 2017 Oct 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna), https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/ (last visited Oct. 23, 2017).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna). ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 18:20 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/. Accessed October 23, 2017.

Citation styles

APA style
Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna). (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 15:34, October 23, 2017, from https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/
MLA style
classbrain, “Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna).” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 December 2014, 18:20 UTC. . 23 Oct 2017 <https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna)', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 December 2014, 18:20 UTC, <https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/> [accessed 23 October 2017]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna).” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/ [accessed October 23, 2017].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna) [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 30, 18:20 UTC [cited 2017 Oct 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna), https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/ (last visited Oct. 23, 2017).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Maryland: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna). ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 18:20 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/maryland_bird_cat_crustacean_dog_fish_horse_insect_reptile/. Accessed October 23, 2017.