Everyday sightings of these Georgian animals, whether at mountains or cities and towns, are common. They include chipmunks and squirrels.
Among the diverse group of animals found in the Georgian mountains are raccoons, beavers, otters, bats, wolves, deer and black bears. Animals such as raccoons, beavers and bats are primarily nocturnal.
Although regulations for pursuing these game animals apply, inhabitants of Georgian mountains allowed to be hunted include: deer, bobwhite quails and rabbits.
Certain animals' habitats, often found in Georgian mountains, are threatened and thus must be protected by organizations such as the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Among these creatures are indigo snakes and red-cockade woodpeckers.
Lichens and Mosses
"Perhaps the most successful partnership in the natural world," according to exhibits at Stone Mountain Museum, fungus and algae form together to create lichens and mosses.
Trees and Bushes
The northern Georgian forests, primarily the Chattahoochee and Oconee National Forests, are made up of oak, maple and pine trees. Among the countless plants and shrubs found in the Georgian mountains are Mapleleaf Vivurnum, Strawberry Bushes and Gallberry shrubs.