Animals living in the Plantations habitat

There is a diverse amount of animals that reside within a plantation ecosystem. However, before the animals are identified, one must know what characteristics define a plantation ecosystem. This habitat is usually identified as a nutrient rich forest. These forests are heavily wooded, more than a temperate climate could support. A plantation forest would be akin to the forests of the Pacific Northwest. These environments have large trees, mossy undergrowth, and a seemingly tropical climate. Now that one can identify a plantation ecosystem, the animals within that ecosystem can be easily found with a little research.

The main species of animals one will find in a plantation ecosystem are actually insects. Various types of beetles, flies, mosquitos, spiders, and butterflies make this kind of ecosystem their home. In order to compliment the insects, multiple types of birds take up residence as well. Alongside the birds, an abundance of reptiles exist in a plantation forest. Many different kinds of turtles, snakes, and geckos find this ecosystem very appealing. Larger mammals such as bear, deer, and some big cats will live within this tropical ecosystem. As one can see, there are many different kinds of animals that live within a plantation ecosystem.


Cross fox
Common fox
Hoary fox


Large-eared free-tailed bat
Comoro rousette
Salim ali's fruit bat

Flying lemurs

Flying lemur


African elephant


Pygmy mouse
Vlei rat
Tropical vlei rat
Striped bush squirrel
Green bush squirrel
Forest giant squirrel
Ruanda mole rat
Rudd's mole rat
Red rock rat
Embi mole rat
Long-tailed field mouse
Greater cane rat
African brush-tailed porcupine
Striped ground squirrel
Hildegarde's broad-headed mouse
Bristle-spined rat
Gambian rat
Fox's shaggy rat
Kivu climbing mouse
Jungle palm squirrel
Fire-footed rope squirrel
Lorrain dormouse
Cape porcupine
Yellow-bellied brush-furred rat


Screaming hairy armadillo
Large hairy armadillo
Common long-nosed armadillo

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