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Mammals of Georgia

Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Bos bison American Bison
Family: Cervidae
Dama dama Fallow Deer
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed Deer
Family: Suidae
Sus scrofa Wild Pig

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Canis latrans Coyote
Canis lupus Gray Wolf
Canis rufus Red Wolf
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray Fox
Vulpes vulpes Red Fox
Family: Felidae
Lynx rufus Bobcat
Puma concolor Mountain Lion
Family: Mephitidae
Mephitis mephitis Striped Skunk
Spilogale putorius Spotted Skunk
Family: Mustelidae
Lontra canadensis Northern River Otter
Mustela frenata Long-tailed Weasel
Mustela nivalis Least Weasel
Mustela vison Mink
Family: Otariidae
Zalophus californianus California Sea Lion
Family: Phocidae
Cystophora cristata Hooded or Crested Seal
Phoca vitulina Harbor Seal
Family: Procyonidae
Procyon lotor Northern Raccoon
Family: Ursidae
Ursus americanus American Black Bear

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Cetacea
Family: Balaenidae
Eubalaena glacialis Right Whale
Family: Balaenopteridae
Balaenoptera brydei Bryde's Whale
Family: Delphinidae
Feresa attenuata Pygmy Killer Whale
Globicephala macrorhynchus Short-finned Pilot Whale
Pseudorca crassidens False Killer Whale
Stenella coeruleoalba Striped Dolphin
Stenella frontalis Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Steno bredanensis Rough-toothed Dolphin
Tursiops truncatus Bottlenose Dolphin
Family: Kogiidae
Kogia breviceps Pygmy Sperm Whale
Kogia simus Dwarf Sperm Whale
Family: Ziphiidae
Mesoplodon densirostris Dense-beaked Whale
Mesoplodon europaeus Gervais' Beaked Whale
Ziphius cavirostris Goose-beaked Whale

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Chiroptera
Family: Molossidae
Tadarida brasiliensis Brazilian Free-tailed Bat
Family: Vespertilionidae
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown Bat
Lasionycteris noctivagans Silver-haired Bat
Lasiurus borealis Eastern Red Bat
Lasiurus cinereus Hoary Bat
Lasiurus intermedius Northern Yellow Bat
Lasiurus seminolus Seminole Bat
Myotis austroriparius Southeastern Myotis
Myotis grisescens Gray Myotis
Myotis leibii Eastern Small-footed Myotis
Myotis lucifugus Little Brown Myotis
Myotis septentrionalis Northern Long-eared Myotis
Myotis sodalis Indiana Myotis
Nycticeius humeralis Evening Bat
Pipistrellus subflavus Eastern Pipistrelle

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Didelphis virginiana Virginia Opossum

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Insectivora
Family: Soricidae
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed Shrew
Blarina carolinensis Southern Short-tailed Shrew
Cryptotis parva Least Shrew
Sorex cinereus Cinereus or Masked Shrew
Sorex dispar Long-tailed or Rock Shrew
Sorex fumeus Smoky Shrew
Sorex hoyi Pygmy Shrew
Sorex longirostris Southeastern Shrew
Sorex palustris American Water Shrew
Family: Talpidae
Condylura cristata Star-nosed Mole
Parascalops breweri Hairy-tailed Mole
Scalopus aquaticus Eastern Mole

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Sylvilagus aquaticus Swamp Rabbit
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern Cottontail
Sylvilagus obscurus Appalachian Cottontail
Sylvilagus palustris Marsh Rabbit

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Primates
Family: Hominidae
Homo sapiens Human

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Rodentia
Family: Castoridae
Castor canadensis American Beaver
Family: Geomyidae
Geomys pinetis Southeastern Pocket Gopher
Family: Muridae
Clethrionomys gapperi Southern Red-backed Vole
Microtus pennsylvanicus Meadow Vole
Microtus pinetorum Woodland Vole
Mus musculus House Mouse
Neofiber alleni Round-tailed Muskrat
Neotoma floridana Eastern Woodrat
Ochrotomys nuttalli Golden Mouse
Ondatra zibethicus Common Muskrat
Oryzomys palustris Marsh Rice Rat
Peromyscus gossypinus Cotton Mouse
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed Mouse
Peromyscus maniculatus Deer Mouse
Peromyscus polionotus Oldfield Mouse
Rattus norvegicus Norway Rat
Rattus rattus Black Rat
Reithrodontomys humulis Eastern Harvest Mouse
Sigmodon hispidus Hispid Cotton Rat
Family: Myocastoridae
Myocastor coypus Nutria
Family: Sciuridae
Glaucomys volans Southern Flying Squirrel
Marmota monax Woodchuck
Sciurus carolinensis Eastern Gray Squirrel
Sciurus niger Eastern Fox Squirrel
Tamias striatus Eastern Chipmunk
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Red Squirrel
Family: Zapodidae
Napaeozapus insignis Woodland Jumping Mouse
Zapus hudsonius Meadow Jumping Mouse

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Sirenia
Family: Trichechidae
Trichechus manatus Manatee

Mammals of Georgia

Order: Xenarthra
Family: Dasypodidae
Dasypus novemcinctus Nine-banded Armadillo

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