Showy Lady Slipper
Photo by Betty Campbell
Mammals of Larose Forest

Total: 27 species (August 2007)
Compiled by Christine Hanrahan and Stephen Darbyshire, with additions from by David Critchlow, Nick Gauthier, Diane Lepage, Eleanor Thomson, and participants in the 2006 Bioblitz

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INSECTIVORASHREWS AND MOLES
SoricidaeShrews
Blarina brevicauda Short-tailed Shrew
TalpidaeMoles
Condylura cristata Star-nosed Mole
Parascalops breweri Hairy-tailed Mole
  
CHIROPTERABATS
VespertilionidaeSmooth-faced Bats
Eptesicus fuscusBig Brown Bat
  
LAGOMORPHA RABBITS AND HARES
LepidaeHares and Rabbits
Lepus americanusSnowshoe Hare
Sylvilagus floridanusEastern Cottontail
  
RODENTIARODENTS
CricetidaeNew World Mice
Ondatra zibethicus Muskrat
Peromyscus maniculatus Deer Mouse
DipodidaeJumping Mice
Napaeozaphus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse
SciuridaeSquirrels
Marmota monax Groundhog
Sciurus carolinensisGrey Squirrel
Tamias striatus Eastern Chipmunk
Tamiasciurus hudsonicusRed Squirrel
Castoridae
Castor canadensis Beaver
ErethizontidaeNew World Porcupines
Erethizon dorsatum Porcupine
  
CARNIVORACARNIVORES
CanidaeDogs
Canis latrans Coyote
Vulpes vulpesRed Fox
UrsidaeBears
Ursus americanus Black Bear (occasional sightings)
ProcyonidaeRaccoons
Procyon lotorRaccoon
MustelidaeWeasels and their allies
Lutra canadensisRiver Otter
Martes pennanti Fisher
Mephitis mephitisStriped Skunk
Mustela ermineaShort-tailed Weasel
Mustela frenata Long-tailed Weasel
Mustela nivalis Least Weasel
  
ARTIODACTYLACLOVEN-HOOFED MAMMALS
CervidaeDeer
Alces alcesMoose
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed Deer



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