Two female deer in tall vegetation
Deer Browsing


A Checklist Of Mammals
Of The
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
Revised 2/26/2004

INSECTIVORA - insectivores
Soricidae - shrews
___ Masked Shrew Sorex cinereus
___ Water Shrew Sorex palustris
___ Arctic Shrew Sorex arcticus
___ Pygmy Shrew Microsorex hoyi
___ Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicauda
Talpidae - moles
___ Eastern Mole Scalopus aquaticus
___ Star-nosed Mole Condylura cristata

___ Little Brown Myotis Myotis lucifugus
___ Northern Myotis Myotis septentrionalis
___ Silver-haired Bat Lasionycteris noctivagans
___ * Eastern Pipistrelle Pipistrellus subflavus
___ Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus
___ Red Bat Lasiurus borealis
___ Hoary Bat Lasiurus cinereus

LAGOMORPHA - hares, rabbits, pikas
___ Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus
___ Snowshoe Hare Lepus americanus
___ White-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus townsendii

RODENTIA - rodents
Sciuridae - squirrels
___ Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus
___ Least Chipmunk Eutamias minimus
___ Woodchuck Marmota monax
___ Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel Spermophilus tridecemlineatus
___ Franklin's Ground Squirrel Spermophilus franklinii
___ Eastern Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis
___ Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger
___ Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
___ Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans
___ Northern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus
___ Plains Pocket Gopher Geomys bursarius
Castoridae - beavers
___ Beaver Castor canadensis
Muridae - rats, mice, voles, lemmings
___ Western Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis
___ Deer Mouse Peromyscus maniculatus
___ White-footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus
___ Southern Red-backed Vole Clethrionomys gapperi
___ Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus
___ Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus
___ Southern Bog Lemming Synaptomys cooperi
___ Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus
___ House Mouse Mus musculus
Zapodidae - jumping mice
___ Meadow Jumping Mouse Zapus hudsonius
___ Woodland Jumping Mouse Napeozapus insignis
Erethizontidae - New World porcupines
___ Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum

CARNIVORA - carnivores
Canidae - dogs
___ Coyote Canus latrans
___ * Gray Wolf Canus lupus
___ Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
___ Gray Fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus
Ursidae - bears
___ Black Bear Ursus americanus
Procyonidae - raccoons and allies
___ Raccoon Procyon lotor
Mustelidae - weasels, skunks, and badgers
___ * Marten Martes americana
___ Fisher Martes pennanti
___ Ermine Mustela erminea
___ Least Weasel Mustela nivalis
___ Long-tailed Weasel Mustela frenata
___ Badger Taxidea taxus
___ Striped Skunk Mephitus mephitus
___ River Otter Lutra canadensis
Felidae - cats
___ Bobcat Lynx rufus

ARTIODACTYLA - hoofed mammals
Cervidae - deer
___ White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus

* Population is listed as endangered, threatened, rare, or of special concern by state or federal agencies.

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