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American marten

There are at least 16 large and 45 small mammal species known to occur in Grand Teton National Park, an American national park in northwestern Wyoming. Species are listed by common name, scientific name, and relative abundance.

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

Large mammals

Bears

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Black bear

Order: Carnivora, Family: Ursidae

Canines

Order: Carnivora, Family: Canidae

Felines

Canadian lynx by Keith Williams
Canada lynx

Order: Carnivora, Family: Felidae

Deer

Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Cervidae

Pronghorns

Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Antilocapridae

Cattle

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American bison

Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Bovidae

Small mammals

Raccoons

Order: Carnivora, Family: Procyonidae

Badgers and weasels

Order: Carnivora, Family: Mustelidae

Skunks

Order: Carnivora, Family: Mephitidae

  • Striped skunk, Mephitis mephitis, u

Hares and rabbits

Order: Lagomorpha, Family: Leporidae

Pikas

Order: Lagomorpha, Family: Ochotonidae

Shrews

Order: Soricomorpha, Family: Soricidae

Beaver

Order: Rodentia, Family: Castoridae

  • Beaver, Castor canadensis, a

Squirrels

Order: Rodentia, Family: Sciuridae

Pocket gophers

Order: Rodentia, Family: Geomyidae

  • Northern pocket gopher, Thomomys talpoides, u

Mice

Order: Rodentia, Family: Cricetidae

Jumping mice

Order: Rodentia, Family: Dipodidae

  • Western jumping mouse, Zapus princeps, c

Muskrats, voles and woodrats

Order: Rodentia, Family: Cricetidae

  • Muskrat, Ondatra zibethicus, c
  • Western heather vole, Phenacomys intermedius, c
  • Long-tailed vole, Microtus longicaudus, u
  • Meadow vole, Microtus pennsylvanicus, a
  • Montane vole, Microtus montanus, a
  • Sagebrush vole, Lemmiscus curtatus, r
  • Southern red-backed vole, Myodes gapperi, c
  • Water vole, Microtus richardsoni, c
  • Bushy-tailed woodrat, Neotoma cinerea, u

Porcupines

Order: Rodentia, Family: Erethizontidae

Bats

Order: Chiroptera, Family: Vespertilionidae

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