• Autumn photo of Lake Clark and the Aleutian Range in Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

    Lake Clark

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Mammal List

Insectivora (Shrews)
Family Soricidae
  • Masked shrew (Sorex cinereus)
  • Pygmy shrew (Sorex hoyi)
  • Montane (or dusky) shrew (Sorex monticolus)
  • Tundra shrew (Sorex tundrensis)
  • Tiny shrew (Sorex yukonicus)
Chiroptera (Bats)
Family Vespertilionidae
  • Little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus)
Carnivora (Carnivores)
Family Canidae
  • Coyote (Canis latrans)
  • Wolf (Canis lupus)
  • Red fox (Vulpes vulpes)
Family Felidae
  • Lynx (Lynx canadensis)
Family Mustelidae
  • Wolverine (Gulo gulo)
  • Northern river otter (Lontra canadensis)
  • American marten (Martes americana)
  • Ermine, or short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea)
  • Least weasel (Mustela nivalis)
  • Mink (Mustela vison)
Family Ursidae
  • Black bear (Ursus americanus)
  • Brown (or grizzly) bear (Ursus arctos)
Artiodactyla (Ungulates)
Family Cervidae
  • Moose (Alces alces)
  • Caribou (Rangifer tarandus)
Family Bovidae
  • Dall sheep (Ovis dalli)
Rodentia (Rodents)
Family Sciuridae
  • Hoary marmot (Marmota caligata)
  • Arctic ground squirrel (Spermophilus parryii)
  • red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
Family Castoridae
  • American beaver (Castor canadensis)
Family Dipodidae
  • Meadow jumping mouse (Zapus hudsonicus)
Family Muridae
  • Northern red-backed vole (Clethrionomys rutilus)
  • Northern collared lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus)
  • Brown lemming (Lemmus trimucronatus)
  • Singing vole (M. miurus)
  • Tundra vole (M. oeconomus)
  • Meadow vole (M. pennsylvanicus)
  • Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus)
  • Northern bog lemming (Synaptomys borealis)
Family Erethizontidae
  • Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum)
Lagomorpha (Rabbits, hares and pikas)
Family Ochotonidae
  • Collared pika (Ochotona collaris)
Family Leporidae
  • Snowshoe hare (Lepus americana)

Did You Know?

Mountainous Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is a tectonically active landscape.

Earthquakes are common in the tectonically active Lake Clark area. The Alaska Peninsula is located on the Pacific "Ring of Fire" and has one of the highest earthquake frequencies in the world.