Mammal List

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  • Even-Toed Hoofed Mammals - Order Artiodactyla

    Deer -Family Cervidae
        Whitetail Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Status: Abundant
        Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) Status: Abundant
        Elk (Cervus canadensis) Status: Extirpated
    Bison -Family Bovidae
        Bison (Bison bison) Status: Extirpated
    Pronghorn -Family Antilocapridae
        Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) Status: Uncommon

  • Flesh Eaters - Order Carnivora

    Bears -Family Ursidae
        Plains Grizzley (Ursus horribilis) Status: Extirpated
    Racoons -Family Procyonidae
        Racoon (Procyon lotor) Status: Common
    Weasels and Skunks -Family Musielidae
        Least Weasel (Mustela rixosa) Status: Rare
        Long-tailed Weasel (Mustela frenata) Status: Common
        Mink (Mustela vison) Status: Rare
        Black-footed Ferret (Mustela nigripes) Status: Extirpated
        River Otter (Lutra canadensis) Status: Possible
        Badger (Taxidea taxus) Status: Uncommon
        Spotted Skunk (Spilogale putoris) Status: Uncommon
        Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitus) Status: Uncommon
    Dogs -Family Canidae
        Coyote (Canis latrans) Status: Abundant
        Swift Fox (Vulpes velox) Status: Possible
        Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Status: Rare
        Plains Wolf (Canis lupus) Status: Extirpated
    Cats -Family Felidae
        Bobcat (Lynx rufus) Status: Rare 

  • Bats - Order Chiroptera

    Bats - Family Vespertilionidae
        Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus) Status: Rare
        Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) Status: Possible
        Keen Bat (Myotis keeni) Status: Possible
        Small-footed Bat (Myotis subulatus) Status: Possible
         Silver-haired Bat (Lasionycteris noctivangans) Status: Possible
        Red Bat (Lasiurus borealis) Status: Possible
        Hoary Bat (Lariurus cinereus) Status: Rare
        Small-footed myotis (Myotis lucifugus) Status: ????

  • Insectivores - Order Insectivora

    Shrews - Family Soricidae
        Masked Shrew (Sorex cinereus) Status: Abundant
        Shorttail Shrew (Blarina brevicauda) Status: Possible

    Moles - Family Talpidae
        Eastern Mole (Scalopus aquaticus) Status: Common

  • Hares and Rabbits - Order Lagomorpha

    Hares and Rabbits -Family Leporidae
        Whitetail Jackrabbit (Lepus townsendi) Status: Common
        Blacktail Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus) Status: Common
        Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) Status: Common
        Desert Cottontail (Sylvilagus auduboni) Status: Possible 

  • Marsupials - Order Marsupialia

    Opossums - Family Didelphidae
        Opossum (Didelphis marsupialis) Status: Rare

  • Gnawing Mammals - Order Rodentia

    Squirrels -Family Scuridae
        Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) Status: Rare
        Eastern Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger) Status: Possible
        Blacktail Praire Dog (Cynomys ludovidicianus) Status: Extirpated
    Pocket Gophers -Family Geomyidae
        Plains Pocket Gopher (Geomyus bursarius) Status: Abundant
    Pocket Mice, Kangaroo Mice and Rats -Family Heteromyidae
        Plains Pocket Mouse (Peroganthus favescens) Status: Abundant
        Silky Pocket Mouse (Peroganthus flavus) Status: Abundant
        Hispid Pocket Mouse (Peroganthus hispidus) Status: Possible
        Ord's Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys ordii) Status: Abundant
    Beaver -Family Castoridae
    Beaver (Erethizon dorsatum) Status: Possible
    Mice, Rats, and Voles -Family Cricetidae
        Plain's Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomyus montanus) Status: Uncommon
        Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomyus megalotis) Status: Uncommon
        Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) Status: Abundant
        Northern Grasshopper Mouse (Onychomys leucogaster) Status: Uncommon
        Bushytail Wood Rat (Neotoma cinerea) Status: Rare
        Meadow Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) Status: Abundant
        Praire Vole (Microtus ochrogaster) Status: Uncommon
        Muskrat (Ondatra zibethica) Status: Abundant
        White-footed Mouse (Peromuscus leucopus) Status: Possible
    Jumping Mice -Family Zapodidae
        Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus Hudsonius) Status: Common
    Porcupine -Family Erethizontidae
        Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) Status: Uncommon