A large amount of animals are found in the Mixedwood Plains. Wildlife in this region varies from chipmunks, squirrels and raccoons from your neighbourhood to black bears, and deer you could find in the wild. In total, there are more than hundreds of species of birds, fish, reptiles, and mammals in the Mixedwood plains. Currently, the St. Lawrence River is one of the lakes in Canada that holds the largest amounts of different species of fish, including the Beluga Whale.

There are quite a few species of birds in Canada. Most of them, you could see in your backyard but some are tremendously rare. Birds include of blue jays, cardinals, red-winged blackbird, purple finch, and the sedge wren.
Reptiles and amphibians
A few species of reptiles and amphibians are found in the Mixedwood Plains. A few species of snakes, turtles, salamanders, mudpuppies, and frogs are found in moist areas. These reptiles hardly ever roam into urban areas and usually cause no trouble.
Animals are found practically all over the Mixedwood plains. Whether it is the squirrels in your backyards, or the bears out in the wilderness, all of these different animals make it seems as if we are never completely away from any type of wildlife while living in the Mixedwood plains.