Mammals

Porcupine in a Tree

Porcupine in a tree.

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Mammals (Mammalia) of Devils Tower


LEGEND:

C = Common
F = Fairly Common
U = Uncommon
R = Rare
* = Often Seen by Most Visitors
? = Status Unknown
X = Formerly Occurred Here
N = Not Native to the Area


MAMMALS - (Mammalia)

SHREWS - (SORICIDAE):

· Masked Shrew (Sorex cinereus) U

COMMON BATS - (VESPERTILIONDAE):

· Little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) ?

· Hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) ?

· Silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) ?

· Big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus) ?

RABBITS & HARES - (LEPORIDAE):

· Desert cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii) *C

· Mountain cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttallii) ?

· White-tailed jackrabbit (Lepus townsendii) U

SQUIRRELS - (SCIURIDAE):

· Least chipmunk (Tamias minimus) *C

· Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris) R

· Thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) *F

· Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) *C

· Eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) *C/N

· Red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) *C

· Norther flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) R

POCKET GOPHERS - (GEOMYIDAE):

· Hispid pocket mouse (Perognathus hispidus) ?

BEAVER - (CASTORIDAE):

· Beaver (Castor canadensis) U

NATIVE MICE & WOODRATS - (CRICETIDAE):

· Western harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis) U

· White-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) U

· Deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) C

· Northern grasshopper mouse (Onychomys leucogaster) ?

· Bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea) C

· Prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster) C

· Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) U

JUMPING MICE - (ZAPODIDAE):

· Meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonius) ?

PORCUPINES - (ERETHIZONTIDAE):

· Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) *C

DOGS & ALLIES - (CANIDAE):

· Coyote (Canis latrans) F

· Gray wolf (Canis lupus) X

· Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) F

· Gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) R

BEARS - (URSIDAE):

· Black bear (Ursus americanus) X

· Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) X

RACCOONS & ALLIES - (PROCYONIDAE):

· Raccoon (Procyon lotor) C

WEASEL & ALLIES - (MUSTELIDAE):

· Short-tailed weasel (ermine) (Mustela erminea) R

· Long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) U

· Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) X

· Mink (Mustela vison) U

· Badger (Taxidea taxus) U

· Striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) C

CATS - (FELIDAE):

· Mountain lion (Felis concolor) R

· Lynx (Felis lynx) X

· Bobcat (Felis rufus) U

DEER - (CERVIDAE):

· Wapiti (elk) (Cervus elaphus) R

· Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) *F

· White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) *C

PRONGHORN - (ANTILOCAPRIDAE):

· Pronghorn (antelope) (Antilocapra americana) R

BISON, GOATS, AND SHEEP - (BOVIDAE):

· Bison (buffalo) (Bison bison) X

· Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) X

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