13 Pictures of Wildlife in New Hampshire That Will drop Your Jaw
New Hampshire wildlife is sometimes hard to spot, but when you find one of the furry or finned residents of our state it is worth the wait. From majestic monsters like humpbacked whales and moose to the tiny creatures that we see every day like squirrels and bugs, New Hampshire wildlife is extraordinary.
1. Two moose in the mountains.
And yes, the plural is moose, not meese (in case you're ever lucky enough to spot two at once).
2. Even dolphins call New Hampshire home.
These Atlantic White Sided Dolphins were spotted off the coast of Rye.
3. A Red Fox saying hello.
These shy little animals are tough to catch on film, but this one wasn’t shy.
4. A baby Red Squirrel having a snack.
Squirrels are super common in New Hampshire, but still cute.
5. The Promethea Moth.
Even the humble moth can look extraordinary.
6. The tail end of a Humpback Whale.
Taking a whale watch cruise to see these giants is an amazing way to spend a summer day in New Hampshire.
7. A Porcupine? You bet.
You could live your whole life in New Hampshire without spotting a porcupine in the wild, but this one was seen in Durham on the edge of the woods.
8. The Bald Eagle.
America’s favorite bird loves The Granite State’s waterways.
9. Garter Snakes.
Luckily in New Hampshire these harmless Garters are likely the only snakes you’ll see.
10. A Dragonfly fluttering.
If you’ve spent time around one of New Hampshire’s many lakes, you’ve surely seen Dragonflies flitting around.
11. A lovely Loon.
The common loon has made a come back in New Hampshire in recent years.
12. A Black Bear.
Of course, wildlife in New Hampshire doesn’t always stay in the wild.
13. A fearless Frog.
Sometimes you just want to strike a pose.
Knowing these animals are around us makes New Hampshire’s natural beauty even more special. Which is your favorite?
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