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Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Bos bison American Bison
Family: Cervidae
Odocoileus virginianus White-tailed Deer
Family: Suidae
Sus scrofa Wild Pig
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Canis latrans Coyote
Canis lupus Gray Wolf
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray Fox
Vulpes vulpes Red Fox
Family: Felidae
Lynx rufus Bobcat
Puma concolor Mountain Lion
Family: Mephitidae
Mephitis mephitis Striped Skunk
Family: Mustelidae
Lontra canadensis Northern River Otter
Family: Procyonidae
Procyon lotor Northern Raccoon
Family: Ursidae
Ursus americanus American Black Bear
Order: Cetacea
Family: Balaenidae
Eubalaena glacialis Right Whale
Family: Delphinidae
Globicephala macrorhynchus Short-finned Pilot Whale
Tursiops truncatus Bottlenose Dolphin
Family: Kogiidae
Kogia breviceps Pygmy Sperm Whale
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Molossidae
Tadarida brasiliensis Brazilian Free-tailed Bat
Family: Vespertilionidae
Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat
Eptesicus fuscus Big Brown 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
Order: Didelphimorphia
Family: Didelphidae
Didelphis virginiana Virginia Opossum
Order: Insectivora
Family: Soricidae
Blarina brevicauda Northern Short-tailed Shrew
Blarina carolinensis Southern Short-tailed Shrew
Cryptotis parva Least Shrew
Family: Talpidae
Scalopus aquaticus Eastern Mole
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Sylvilagus floridanus Eastern Cottontail
Sylvilagus palustris Marsh Rabbit
Order: Rodentia
Family: Castoridae
Castor canadensis American Beaver
Family: Geomyidae
Geomys pinetis Southeastern Pocket Gopher
Family: Muridae
Neofiber alleni Round-tailed Muskrat
Neotoma floridana Eastern Woodrat
Ochrotomys nuttalli Golden Mouse
Oryzomys palustris Marsh Rice Rat
Peromyscus gossypinus Cotton Mouse
Peromyscus leucopus White-footed Mouse
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
Order: Sirenia
Family: Trichechidae
Trichechus manatus Manatee
Order: Xenarthra
Family: Dasypodidae
Dasypus novemcinctus Nine-banded Armadillo