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].

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Legend

  • 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

Bears

Black Bear

Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae

Dogs

Order: Carnivora Family: Canidae

Cats

Canada Lynx

Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae

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

Deer

Order: ArtiodactylaFamily: Cervidae

Pronghorns

Order: ArtiodactylaFamily: Antilocapridae

Cattle

American Bison

Order: ArtiodactylaFamily: Bovidae

Small Mammals

Raccoons

Order: Carnivora Family: Procyonidae

Badgers and Weasels

Short-tailed Weasel

Order: Carnivora Family: Mustelidae

Skunks

Order: Carnivora Family: Mephitidae

Hares and Rabbits

Order: Lagomorpha Family: Leporidae

Pikas

Order: Lagomorpha Family: Ochotonidae

Shrews

Masked Shrew

Order: Soricomorpha Family: Soricidae

Beaver

Order: Rodentia Family: Castoridae

  • Beaver, Castor canadensis, a

Squirrels

Order: Rodentia Family: Sciuridae

Pocket Gophers

Order: Rodentia Family: Geomyidae

Mice

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

Porcupines

Order: Rodentia Family: Erethizontidae

Bats

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

Notes

  1. ^ Mammal Finding Guide-National Park (Report). Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service. http://www.nps.gov/grte/naturescience/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&PageID=41797. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 

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