Georgia

What is the State Marine mammal of Georgia?

The Right Whale is the State Marine mammal of Georgia. It is also known as The Whale; the black whale; the right whale; the great whale; the Greenland whale; the true whale. The Right Whale was titled as Georgia‘s official state Marine mammal in 1985. Eubalaena glacialis is the scientific name of The Right Whale,...

What is the State Flower of Georgia?

Cherokee rose is the state flower of Georgia. It was designated as the official state flower of Georgia in 1916. The name “Cherokee Rose” is resultant from the Cherokee (Native American tribe). They distributed the plant widely. It is waxy white with a big golden center which is surrounded by bright green leaves. The Cherokee...

What IS The State Tree of Georgia?

Live Oak or southern live Oak is the state tree of Georgia. The scientific name of the Georgia’s state tree Live Oak is Quercus virginiana. Quercus is the genus of the Live Oak and Quercus virginiana is its species. The Georgia’s state tree Live Oak is commonly known as The Live Oak, the Southern Live...

What is the State Mammal of Georgia?

White-tailed deer is the state Mammal of Georgia, which scientifically known as Odocoileus virginianus. It is native to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia. It has also been introduced to New Zealand, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Lesser Antilles, and some countries in...

What is the Georgia State Game Bird?

Georgia titled the Bobwhite Quail as the official state game bird of Georgia in 1970. Bobwhite Quail is also known as a partridge. Bobwhite quail is a small bird. It is a lumpy brown bird with a tiny tail. A male bobwhite quail has a white throat which is very distinctive. It has white streak...

What is the Georgia State Bird?

Brown thrasher (Toxostomarufum)was titled as the official state bird of Georgia in 1935. The bird is believed to have got its name from the thrashing sound it makes while digging through the ground. Both male and female brown thrashers have reddish-brown body and white chest. There are distinctive marks on the bodies of brown thrashers...