Florida is in the Wetland biome, one of the largest biomes on Earth. Wetland biomes are wet and humid, making them ideal for a large array of plant and animal species.
Wetlands are made up of fresh or saltwater bodies, making them a natural sources of fish, aquatic plant life and other aquatic animals including frogs and turtles. A large range of birds and alligators also make their home in wetlands.
Wetland biomes exist on every continent in the world except for Antarctica, since it is too cold to host the types of species found in wetland biomes. The temperatures of wetland biomes vary depending on the exact location.