• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area Vertebrate List

Mammals
Shrews & Voles
Masked Shrew (Sorex cinerus)
Vagrant Shew (Sorex vagrans)
Merriam’s Shrew (Sorex merriami)
Southern Red-Backed Vole (Clethrionomys gapperi)
Montane-Vole (Microtus montanus)
Long-tailed Vole (Microtus longicaudus)
Prairie Vole (Microtus orchogaster)

Bats
Little Brown Myotis (Myotis lucifungus)
Long-eared Myotis (Myotis evotis)
Long-legged Myotis (Myotis volans)
California Myotis (Myotis californicas)
Small-footed Myotis (Myotis lebii)
Silver-haired Bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans)Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fascus)
Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus)
Spotted Bat (Euderma maculatum)

Rabbits & Hares
Mountain Cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttallii)
Desert Cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii)
White-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus townsendii)

Rodents
Least Chipmunk (Eutamias minimus)
Yellow Pine Chipmunk (Eutamias amoenus)
Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus)
Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
White-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys leucurus)
Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides)Olive-backed Pocket Mouse (Perognathus fasciatus)
Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis)
Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)
Northern Grasshopper Mouse (Onychomys leucogaster)
House Mouse (Mus musculus)
Western Jumping Mouse (Zapus princeps)
Ord’s Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys ordii)
Bushy Tailed Woodrat (Neotoma cinerea)
Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus)
Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris)Porcupine (Erithizon dorsatum)
Beaver (Castor canadensis)

Canine
Coyote (Canis latrans)
Red Fox (Vuples vuples)

Ursus
Black Bear (Ursus americanus)

Raccoon
Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

Mustelids
Long-tailed Weasal (Mustela frenata)
Mink (Mustela vision)
River Otter (Lutra canadensis)
Badger (Taxidea taxus)
Spotted Skunk (Spilogale putoris)
Stripped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis)

Feline
Mountain Lion (Felis concolor)
Bobcat (Felis rufus)

Ungulate
Elk (Cervus elephus)
Mule Deer (Odecoliouns Hemionus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Pronghorn (Antilocapra americanus)
Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)

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