11139 thumb Heritage Reservation: Mammals

An incomplete list of commonly seen and heard mammals at Heritage Reservation. Some of these can be identified by tracks, scat, and tell-tale signs.

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Virginia Opossum 1
Didelphis virginiana
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Eastern Gray Squirrel 2
Sciurus carolinensis
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Fox Squirrel 3
Sciurus niger
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American Red Squirrel 4
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
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Southern Flying Squirrel 5
Glaucomys volans
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Groundhog 6
Marmota monax
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Eastern Chipmunk 6
Tamias striatus
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American Beaver 7
Castor canadensis
6676622951 5e8326e5cc m
Muskrat 8
Ondatra zibethicus
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Deer Mouse 9
Peromyscus maniculatus
5055570629 0a03c7d31d m
White-tailed Deer 10
Odocoileus virginianus
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American Black Bear 11
Ursus americanus
8084340890 d65ef2cd72 m
Common Raccoon 12
Procyon lotor
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American Mink 13
Neovison vison
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Striped Skunk 14
Mephitis mephitis
19717999940 a02d95da5a m
Coyote 15
Canis latrans
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Red Fox 16
Vulpes vulpes
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Gray Fox 17
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
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Star-nosed Mole 19
Condylura cristata

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