List of mammals of Europe

This is a list of European mammals. It includes all mammals currently found in Europe, whether resident or as regular migrants. It does not include species found only in captivity or extinct in Europe, except where there is some doubt about this. Each species is listed, with its binomial name and notes on its distribution where this is limited. Introduced species are also noted.

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Marsupials

Insectivores

Hedgehogs

  • Western European hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus
  • Eastern European hedgehog Erinaceus concolor
  • North African hedgehog Atelerix algirus (France and Spain, probably introduced)

Moles

Shrews

Primates

The Barbary ape.

Bats

Horseshoe bats

Evening bats

Free-tailed bats

Slit-faced bats

Lagomorphs

Rodents

Squirrels

Beavers

  • European beaver Castor fiber (Scandinavia, Estonia, Russia, France, Netherlands and Germany is also being reintroduced to Great Britain after extinction due to human activity.)

Porcupines

Hutias

  • Coypu Myocastor coypus (introduced)

Dormice

Muroids

Birch mice

Carnivores

Bears

Wolves and foxes

European jackal (Canis aureus moreotica), a subspecies of golden jackal

Weasels

Mongooses and genet

Raccoons

  • Common Raccoon Procyon lotor (introduced)

Cats

Pinnipeds

Seals

Walrus

Odd-toed ungulates

Even-toed ungulates

Pigs

Bovids

Deer

Cetaceans

Baleen whales

Humpback Whale

Sperm whales

Beaked whales

White whales

Dolphins

Killer Whale
Bottlenose Dolphin

Porpoises

  • Common porpoise Phocoena phocoena

See also


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