Cardinal by Harvey Doerksen
From the Washington DC Library
Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Digital Library System

Ohio State Bird
Check out the history of the cardinal within the state of Ohio, and a little bit about its adoption as an official state symbol.
Source:Ohio Historical Society

Ohio State Bird (Nature Guide)
This beautiful full-color natureguide has information on the cardinal’s characteristics, life cycle, habitat, diet, and more. It also has great large photos. (Simply click to enlarge the embedded images.)
Source: New Hampshire Public Television

Ohio State Bird (Coloring Page)
This beautifully detailed coloring page shows the state bird perched among scarlet carnations, the state flower. Color it in for a wonderful addition to any state report.
Source:Friends Across America

Ohio State Groundhog
Ohio’s state groundhog is Buckeye Chuck, a furry little creature who’s known for his ability to predict the arrival of spring. Learn a bit about the tradition of using groundhogs to rpedict spring, and about this groundhog in particular.
Source:Ohio Historical Society

Photo by Russ Ottens of the University of Georgia
Courtesy of www.forestryimages.org

Ohio State Groundhog
This page has information on Buckeye Chuck, as well as information on groundhogs in general. Find out what groundhog pawprints look like, and how they curl up to hibernate in the winter. Also, learn how Ohioans’ systematic clearing of their natural forests allowed for a more prevalent population of these little critters.
Source:Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio State Insect
Find out how the familiarly cute beetle, the ladybug, became Ohio’s state insect. Learn why they almost lost their popularity, and why the legislature chose them as Ohio’s state insect.
Source:Ohio Historical Society

Ohio State Insect
Learn all about ladybugs on this page. Find out which ladybugs are herbivores and which are carnivorous. Also, see an illustration of the spot patterns on various ladybug species.
Source:University of Michigan: Museum of Zoology

Ohio State Insect (Coloring Page)<brcolor in these cute little ladybugs
Source:A Funk

Ohio State Mammal
Learn how the white-tailed deer significantly impacted Ohio’s history. Find out why these deer were important to the Native Americans, and to Ohio’s settlers. Also, find out a bit about it’s adoption as Ohio’s state mammal.
Source:Ohio Historical Society

Photograph by Patrick Coin
Photograph licensed under the Creative Commons

Ohio State Mammal (Nature Guide)
This beautiful full-color natureguide has information on the white-tailed deer’s characteristics, life cycle, habitat, diet, and more. It also has great large photos. (Simply click to enlarge the embedded images.)
Source: New Hampshire Public Television

Ohio State Reptiles
You might be scared of these snakes at first glance, but black racers are non-poisonous and provide valuable assistance to Ohio’s farmers. Find out more here.
Source: Ohio Historical Society

Citation styles

APA style
Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna). (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 19:13, April 23, 2019, from https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/
MLA style
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MHRA style
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The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna).” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/ [accessed April 23, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna) [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 30, 02:55 UTC [cited 2019 Apr 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna), https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/ (last visited Apr. 23, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna). ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 02:55 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/. Accessed April 23, 2019.

Citation styles

APA style
Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna). (2014, December 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 19:13, April 23, 2019, from https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/
MLA style
classbrain, “Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna).” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 December 2014, 02:55 UTC. . 23 Apr 2019 <https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna)', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 December 2014, 02:55 UTC, <https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/> [accessed 23 April 2019]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna).” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/ [accessed April 23, 2019].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna) [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 30, 02:55 UTC [cited 2019 Apr 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/.
Bluebook style
Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna), https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/ (last visited Apr. 23, 2019).
AMA style
classbrain, Symbols for Ohio: Living Symbols (Animals and Fauna). ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 30, 2014, 02:55 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/ohio_state_bird_groundhog_insect_mammal_reptile/. Accessed April 23, 2019.