Fauna of Toronto
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada is home to a number of different animals that have adapted to the urban environment, its ravine system and its parks. Many other animals from outside the city limits have been known to straddle inside on from time to time.
Among the most common species found in Toronto are:
- Eastern grey squirrels, especially of the melanistic variety
- American red squirrel
- Rats and mice
- Stray dogs and cats
- Foxes, mainly Red Fox
- Rabbits, largely Cottontail Rabbits
- German cockroaches
- Wasps and bees
- House flies
- Fruit flies
- Mosquitoes: the most common are Culex pipiens, Culex restuans and Aedes vexans.