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List of North American Mammals

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Scientific NameCommon Name
Alces alces(Moose)
Alopex lagopus(Arctic Fox)
Ammospermophilus harrisii(Harris's Antelope Squirrel)
Antilocapra americana(Pronghorn)
Antrozous pallidus(Pallid Bat)
Aplodontia rufa(Mountain Beaver)
Arctocephalus townsendi(Guadalupe Fur Seal)
Balaena mysticetus(Bowhead Whale)
Balaenoptera acutorostrata(Northern Minke Whale)
Balaenoptera borealis(Sei Whale)
Balaenoptera edeni(Bryde's Whale)
Balaenoptera musculus(Blue Whale)
Balaenoptera physalus(Fin Whale)
Bassariscus astutus(Ringtail)
Bassariscus sumichrasti(Cacomistle)
Bison bison(American Bison)
Blarina brevicauda(Northern Short-tailed Shrew)
Blarina carolinensis(Southern Short-tailed Shrew)
Brachylagus idahoensis(Pygmy Rabbit)
Callorhinus ursinus(Northern Fur Seal)
Canis latrans(Coyote)
Canis lupus(Gray Wolf)
Canis rufus(Red Wolf)
Castor canadensis(American Beaver)
Cervus elaphus(Elk)
Chaetodipus baileyi(Bailey's Pocket Mouse)
Choeronycteris mexicana(Mexican Long-tongued Bat)
Condylura cristata(Star-nosed Mole)
Conepatus leuconotus(North American Hog-nosed Skunk)
Corynorhinus townsendii(Townsend's Big-eared Bat)
Cynomys leucurus(White-tailed Prairie Dog)
Cynomys ludovicianus(Black-tailed Prairie Dog)
Cynomys parvidens(Utah Prairie Dog)
Cystophora cristata(Hooded Seal)
Dasypus novemcinctus(Nine-banded Armadillo)
Delphinapterus leucas(Beluga)
Delphinus capensis(Long-beaked Common Dolphin)
Delphinus delphis(Short-beaked Common Dolphin)
Didelphis virginiana(Virginia Opossum)
Dipodomys ingens(Giant Kangaroo Rat)
Eira barbara(Tayra)
Enhydra lutris(Sea Otter)
Eptesicus fuscus(Big Brown Bat)
Erethizon dorsatum(North American Porcupine)
Erignathus barbatus(Bearded Seal)
Eschrichtius robustus(Gray Whale)
Eubalaena glacialis(North Atlantic Right Whale)
Eubalaena japonica(North Pacific Right Whale)
Eumetopias jubatus(Steller Sea Lion)
Geomys personatus(Texas Pocket Gopher)
Glaucomys sabrinus(Northern Flying Squirrel)
Glaucomys volans(Southern Flying Squirrel)
Globicephala macrorhynchus(Short-finned Pilot Whale)
Grampus griseus(Risso's Dolphin)
Gulo gulo(Wolverine)
Halichoerus grypus(Gray Seal)
Hyperoodon ampullatus(Northern Bottlenosed Whale)
Kogia breviceps(Pygmy Sperm Whale)
Lagenodelphis hosei(Fraser's Dolphin)
Lagenorhynchus acutus(Atlantic White-sided Dolphin)
Lagenorhynchus albirostris(White-beaked Dolphin)
Lagenorhynchus obliquidens(Pacific White-sided Dolphin)
Lasionycteris noctivagans(Silver-haired Bat)
Lasiurus blossevillii(Western Red Bat)
Lasiurus cinereus(Hoary Bat)
Lemmus trimucronatus(Brown Lemming)
Leopardus pardalis(Ocelot)
Leopardus weidii(Margay)
Lepus americanus(Snowshoe Hare)
Lepus arcticus(Arctic Hare)
Lepus californicus(Black-tailed Jackrabbit)
Lepus othus(Alaskan Hare)
Lepus townsendii(White-tailed Jackrabbit)
Lissodelphis borealis(Northern Right Whale Dolphin)
Lontra canadensis(Northern River Otter)
Lynx canadensis(Canada Lynx)
Lynx rufus(Bobcat)
Macrotus californicus(California Leaf-nosed Bat)
Marmota caligata(Hoary Marmot)
Marmota flaviventris(Yellow-bellied Marmot)
Marmota monax(Woodchuck)
Marmota olympus(Olympic Marmot)
Martes americana(American Marten)
Martes pennanti(Fisher)
Mazama americana(Red Brocket)
Megaptera novaeangliae(Humpback Whale)
Mephitis macroura(Hooded Skunk)
Mephitis mephitis(Striped Skunk)
Microtus longicaudus(Long-tailed Vole)
Microtus miurus(Singing Vole)
Microtus oeconomus(Tundra Vole)
Microtus pennsylvanicus(Meadow Vole)
Microtus pinetorum(Woodland Vole)
Mirounga angustirostris(Northern Elephant Seal)
Monachus schauinslandi(Hawaiian Monk Seal)
Monodon monocerus(Narwhal)
Mustela erminea(Ermine)
Mustela frenata(Long-tailed Weasel)
Mustela nigripes(Black-footed Ferret)
Mustela nivalis(Least Weasel)
Mustela vison(American Mink)
Myotis auriculus(Southwestern Myotis)
Myotis californicus(California Myotis)
Myotis grisescens(Gray Myotis)
Myotis lucifugus(Little Brown Bat)
Myotis septentrionalis(Northern Long-eared Myotis)
Myotis sodalis(Indiana Bat)
Napaeozapus insignis(Woodland Jumping Mouse)
Nasua narica(White-nosed Coati)
Neotoma cinerea(Bushy-tailed Woodrat)
Nycticeius humeralis(Evening Bat)
Ochotona princeps(American Pika)
Odobenus rosmarus(Walrus)
Odocoileus hemionus(Mule Deer)
Odocoileus virginianus(White-tailed Deer)
Ondatra zibethicus(Muskrat)
Orcinus orca(Killer Whale)
Oreamnos americanus(Mountain Goat)
Oryzomys palustris(Marsh Rice Rat)
Ovibos moschatus(Muskox)
Ovis canadensis(Bighorn Sheep)
Ovis dalli(Dall's Sheep)
Panthera onca(Jaguar)
Pecari tajacu(Collared Peccary)
Peponocephala electra(Melon-headed Whale)
Peromyscus eremicus(Cactus Mouse)
Peromyscus gossypinus(Cotton Mouse)
Peromyscus leucopus(White-footed Mouse)
Peromyscus maniculatus(Deermouse)
Peromyscus polionotus(Oldfield Mouse)
Phoca fasciata(Ribbon Seal)
Phoca groenlandica(Harp Seal)
Phoca hispida(Ringed Seal)
Phoca largha(Spotted Seal)
Phoca vitulina(Harbor Seal)
Phocoena phocoena(Harbor Porpoise)
Phocoenoides dalli(Dall's Porpoise)
Physeter catodon(Sperm Whale)
Pipistrellus subflavus(Tri-colored Bat)
Procyon lotor(Northern Raccoon)
Pseudorca crassidens(False Killer Whale)
Puma concolor(Cougar)
Puma yaguarondi(Jaguarundi)
Rangifer tarandus(Caribou)
Reithrodontomys humulis(Eastern Harvest Mouse)
Reithrodontomys megalotis(Western Harvest Mouse)
Sciurus aberti(Abert's Squirrel)
Sciurus carolinensis(Eastern Gray Squirrel)
Sciurus griseus(Western Gray Squirrel)
Sciurus niger(Eastern Fox Squirrel)
Sigmodon hispidus(Hispid Cotton Rat)
Sorex hoyi(Pygmy Shrew)
Spermophilus armatus(Uinta Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus beecheyi(California Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus beldingi(Belding's Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus brunneus(Idaho Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus columbianus(Columbian Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus elegans(Wyoming Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus franklinii(Franklin's Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus lateralis(Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus parryii(Arctic Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus richardsonii(Richardson's Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus spilosoma(Spotted Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus tereticaudus(Round-tailed Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus tridecemlineatus(Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel)
Spermophilus variegatus(Rock Squirrel)
Spilogale gracilis(Western Spotted Skunk)
Spilogale putorius(Eastern Spotted Skunk)
Stenella attenuata(Pantropical Spotted Dolphin)
Stenella clymene(Clymene Dolphin)
Stenella coeruleoalba(Striped Dolphin)
Stenella frontalis(Atlantic Spotted Dolphin)
Stenella longirostris(Spinner Dolphin)
Steno bredanensis(Rough-toothed Dolphin)
Sylvilagus aquaticus(Swamp Rabbit)
Sylvilagus audubonii(Desert Cottontail)
Sylvilagus bachmani(Brush Rabbit)
Sylvilagus floridanus(Eastern Cottontail)
Sylvilagus nuttallii(Mountain Cottontail)
Sylvilagus obscurus(Appalachian Cottontail)
Sylvilagus palustris(Marsh Rabbit)
Sylvilagus transitionalis(New England Cottontail)
Synaptomys cooperi(Southern Bog Lemming)
Tadarida brasiliensis(Brazilian Free-tailed Bat)
Tamias alpinus(Alpine Chipmunk)
Tamias amoenus(Yellow-pine Chipmunk)
Tamias dorsalis(Cliff Chipmunk)
Tamias minimus(Least Chipmunk)
Tamias quadrivittatus(Colorado Chipmunk)
Tamias rufus(Hopi Chipmunk)
Tamias striatus(Eastern Chipmunk)
Tamiasciurus douglasii(Douglas' Squirrel)
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus(Red Squirrel)
Taxidea taxus(American Badger)
Tayassu pecari(White-lipped Peccary)
Thomomys bottae(Botta's Pocket Gopher)
Thomomys talpoides(Northern Pocket Gopher)
Trichechus manatus(West Indian Manatee)
Tursiops truncatus(Bottlenose Dolphin)
Urocyon cinereoargenteus(Common Gray Fox)
Urocyon littoralis(Island Gray Fox)
Ursus americanus(American Black Bear)
Ursus arctos(Brown Bear)
Ursus maritimus(Polar Bear)
Vulpes macrotis(Kit Fox)
Vulpes velox(Swift Fox)
Vulpes vulpes(Red Fox)
Zalophus californianus(California Sea Lion)
Zapus hudsonius(Meadow Jumping Mouse)
Zapus princeps(Western Jumping Mouse)