Mammals Of Glacier National Park

Mammals Of Glacier National Park

Montana, United States, North America
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Even-Toed Ungulates

Bearhat GoatMountain Goat
Glacier Park MuleyMule Deer
Glacier Bighorn SheepBighorn Sheep
Order Artiodactyla Even-Toed Ungulates Habitat
Whitetail Deer Odocoileus virginianus Coniferous forests, meadows, creek and river bottoms
Mule Deer Odocoileus hemionus Open forests, meadows, often at high elevations
Rocky Mountain Elk Cervus elaphus Open forests, meadows
Shiras Moose Alces alces Coniferous forests, lakes, slow streams, marshy areas
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis Open mountainous areas
Rocky Mountain Goat Oreamnos americanus High peaks and meadows


Hoary MarmotHoary Marmot
North American PorcupinePorcupine
Young Deer MouseDeer Mouse
Stewart Creek BeaverBeaver

Order Rodentia Rodents Habitat
Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum Coniferous forests
Beaver Castor canadensis Streams, lakes
Northern pocket gopher Thomomys talpoides Meadows
Yellow-bellied marmot Marmota flaviventris Open rocky foothills, talus slopes
Hoary marmot Marmota caligata Rocky areas, alpine meadows
Least chipmunk Eutamias minimus High open forests, brushy, rocky areas, alpine meadows
Yellow pine chipmunk Eutamias amoenus Open forests, brushy, rocky areas
Red-tailed chipmunk Eutamias ruficaudus Open forest, brushy, rocky areas
Golden-mantled ground squirrel Spermophilus lateralis High open forests, rocky areas
Columbian ground squirrel Spermophilus columbianus Open woodlands, grasslands, alpine meadows
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel Spermophilus tridecemlineatus Grasslands
Richardson ground squirrel Spermophilus richardsoni Grasslands
Northern flying squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus Coniferous forests, nocturnal
Red squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Coniferous forests
Western jumping mouse Zapus princeps Grasslands, alpine meadows
Bushy-tailed wood rat Neotoma cinerea Rocky areas, old buildings
Deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus Forests, grasslands, alpine meadows
Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus Streams, lakes, marshy areas
Northern bog lemming Synaptomys borealis Coniferous forests
Red-backed vole Clethrionomys gapperi Coniferous forests
Montane heather vole Phenacomys intermedius Coniferous forests, alpine meadows
Water vole Arvicola richardsoni High elevation stream and lake edges
Long-tailed vole Microtus longicaudus Coniferous forests, grasslands
Meadow vole Microtus pennsylvanicus Open forests, meadows, along streams, marshy areas


Snowshoe HareSnowshoe Hare
Little PikaPika
Jack rabbit by Patriarch Grove:  Dec. 16, 2006Jack Rabbit
Order Lagomorpha Pikas, Rabbits and Hares Habitat
Pika Ochotona princeps Rockslides
Snowshoe hare Lepus americanus Coniferous forests
White-tailed jackrabbit Lepus townsendii Grasslands


Animals of the Western slope of ColoradoMountain Lion
Grizzly near YellowstoneGrizzly bear
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Order Carnivora Carnivores Habitat
Bobcat Lynx rufus Open forests, brushy areas
Lynx Lynx lynx Coniferous forests
Mountain Lion Felis concolor Coniferous forests
Raccoon Procyon lotor Open forests, stream bottoms
Black Bear Ursus americanus Forests, slide areas, alpine meadows
Grizzly Bear Ursus arctos Forests, slide areas, alpine meadows
Red Fox Vulpes vulpes Grasslands, open forest
Coyote Canis latrans Forests, grasslands
Gray Wolf Canis lupus Coniferous forests
Striped skunk Mephitis mephitis Open forests, grasslands
Badger Taxidea taxus Grasslands
River otter Lontra canadensis Rivers, lakes
Wolverine Gulo gulo Coniferous forests, alpine meadows
Least weasel Mustela nivalis Open forests, grasslands
Short-tailed weasel Mustela erminea Coniferous forests, meadows
Long-tailed weasel Mustela frenata Open forests, meadows
Mink Mustela vison Creek and lake edges
Marten Martes americana Coniferous forests
Fisher Martes pennanti Coniferous forests


Order Chiroptera Bats Habitat
Little brown bat Myotis lucifugus Coniferous forests, often around buildings, caves, nocturnal
Long-legged bat Myotis volans Coniferous forests, meadows, nocturnal
Big brown bat Eptesicus fuscus Coniferous forests, often around buildings, caves, nocturnal
Silver-haired bat Lasionycteris noctivagans Coniferous forests, meadows, nocturnal
Hoary bat Lasiurus cinereus Coniferous forests, mostly nocturnal


Order Insectivora Shrews Habitat
Pygmy shrew Sorex hoy Dry, open coniferous forests
Masked shrew Sorex cinereus Coniferous forests, meadows, ponds and stream edges
Vagrant shrew Sorex vagrans Moist forests and grasslands, marsh and stream edges
Montane shrew Sorex monticolus Higher elevation coniferous forests
Northern water shrew Sorex palustris Stream edges



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