Mammals of Grand Teton National Park

American Marten

There are at least 16 Large and 45 Small Mammal species known to occur in Grand Teton National Park. Species are listed by common name, scientific name, and relative abundance[1].



  • a – Abundant – likely to be seen in appropriate habitat and season.
  • c – Common – frequently seen in appropriate habitat and season.
  • u – Uncommon – seen irregularly in appropriate habitat and season.
  • r – Rare – unexpected even in appropriate habitat and season.
  • x – Accidental – out of known range, or reported only once or twice.
  •  ? – Questionable – verification unavailable.

Large Mammals


Black Bear

Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae


Order: Carnivora Family: Canidae


Canada Lynx

Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae

  • Mountain Lion, Felis concolor, r
  • Lynx, Felis lynx, r
  • Bobcat Felis rufus, r


Order: ArtiodactylaFamily: Cervidae


Order: ArtiodactylaFamily: Antilocapridae


American Bison

Order: ArtiodactylaFamily: Bovidae

Small Mammals


Order: Carnivora Family: Procyonidae

Badgers and Weasels

Short-tailed Weasel

Order: Carnivora Family: Mustelidae


Order: Carnivora Family: Mephitidae

Hares and Rabbits

Order: Lagomorpha Family: Leporidae


Order: Lagomorpha Family: Ochotonidae


Masked Shrew

Order: Soricomorpha Family: Soricidae


Order: Rodentia Family: Castoridae

  • Beaver, Castor canadensis, a


Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae

Pocket Gophers

Order: Rodentia Family: Geomyidae


Deer Mouse

Order: Rodentia Family: Cricetidae

  • Deer Mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus, a

Jumping Mice

Order: Rodentia Family: Dipodidae

Muskrats, Voles and Woodrats

Order: Rodentia Family: Cricetidae


Order: Rodentia Family: Erethizontidae


Order: Chiroptera Family: Vespertilionidae

Further reading

  • Burde, John H.; George A. Feldhamer (2005). Mammals of the National Parks. Baltimore, Maryland: The John Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0801880971. 
  • Craighead, Karen (1991). Large Mammals of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks : How to Know Them, Where to See Them. Yellowstone Association for Natural Science History. 
  • Streubel, Donald P. (1995). Small Mammals of the Yellowstone Ecosystem. Boulder, CO: Robert Rineharts. ISBN 0911797599. 

See also


  1. ^ Mammal Finding Guide-National Park (Report). Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 

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