Animal Records Available on Mountain Nature.com sorted by Latin Name  

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  Latin Name Name
Alces alces Moose
Antilocapra americana Pronghorn
Arvicola richardsoni Vole, Richardson's Water
Canis latrans Coyote
Canis lupus Wolf, Gray
Castor canadensis Beaver
Cervus elaphus Elk/Wapiti
Clethrionomys gapperi Vole, Southern Red Backed
Eptesicus fuscus Bat, Big Brown
Erethizon dorsatum Porcupine
Eutamias amoenus Chipmunk, Yellow Pine
Eutamias minimus Chipmunk, Least
Felis concolor Cougar
Felis lynx Lynx, Canada
Felis rufus Bobcat
Glaucomys sabrinus Squirrel, Northern Flying
Gulo gulo Wolverine
Lepus americanus Hare, Snowshoe
Lontra canadensis Otter, River
Marmota caligata Marmot, Hoary
Marmota flaviventris Marmot, Yellow-bellied
Martes americana Marten, American (Sable)
Martes pennanti Fisher
Mephitis mephitis Skunk, Striped
Microsorex hoyi Shrew, Pygmy
Microtus pennsylvanicus Vole, Meadow
Mustela erminea Weasel, Short-tailed (Ermine)
Mustela frenata Weasel, Long-tailed
Mustela nivalis Weasel, Least
Mustela vison Mink, American
Myotis lucifugus Bat, Little Brown
Neotoma cinerea Rat, Bushy-tailed Wood
Ochotona princeps Pika
Odocoileus hemionus Deer, Mule
Odocoileus virginianus Deer, White-tailed
Ondatra zibethicus Muskrat
Oreamnos americanus Goat, Mountain
Ovis canadensis Sheep, Bighorn
Peromyscus maniculatus Mouse, Deer
Procyon lotor Raccoon
Rangifer tarandus Caribou/Reindeer
Sorex cinereus Shrew, Masked
Sorex palustris Shrew, Northern Water
Spermophilus columbianus Ground Squirrel, Columbian
Spermophilus lateralis Ground Squirrel, Golden-mantled
Spermophilus richardsonii Ground Squirrel, Richardson's
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Squirrel, Red
Taxidea taxus Badger
Thomomys talpoides Gopher, Northern Pocket
Ursus americanus Bear, Black
Ursus arctos Bear, Grizzly
Vulpes vulpes Fox, Red
Zapus princeps Mouse, Western Jumping

All Material Ward Cameron 2005

 

 

 

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