Alabama Symbols

  • Animal: Black Bear
  • Bird: Yellowhammer
  • Fish: Tarpon
  • Flag of Alabama
  • Flower: (official state) Camellia
  • Gem: Star Blue Quartz
  • Marine Mammal: Largemouth Bass
  • Motto: Audemus jura nostra defendere ("We Dare Defend Our Rights")
  • Nicknames: (most used) Yellowhammer State, Heart of Dixie
  • Official Mascot and Butterfly: Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Song: "Alabama"
  • State Seal
  • Tree: Southern Longleaf Pine
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Captive Black Bear (Ursus Americanus), Sandstone, Minnesota

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