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    Devils Tower

    National Monument Wyoming

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Mammals

pronghorn, coyote

Pronghorn, Coyote

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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

Did You Know?

President Theodore Roosevelt

Devils Tower is America's first national monument, created by President Theodore Roosevelt under the Antiquities Act in 1906.