The diversity of habitats in Great Basin National Park gives rise to a wide variety of animal life. From sagebrush steppe to alpine areas, from caves to creeks, many species thrive.
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Mammal Species (other than bats) in Great Basin National Park of Special Concern:
>Species of Special Concern: (344 KB PDF)
Did You Know?
Great Basin rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus lutosus) are the only venomous snake species in Great Basin National Park. These rattlesnakes rarely exceed 40 inches in total length, reproduce every two to three years, and feed primarily on rodents and lizards.