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Colorado Wildlife Site Index: Mammals
x = listed w/picture, n = name listed only, ? = still lives here (extirpated)?
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American Badger
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Bear Country USA
American Mink
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
American Pika
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Bats  
     
   Big Brown Bat
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Brazilian Free-tailed Bat
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Long-eared Myotis
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Long-legged Myotis
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Silver-haired Bat
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Townsend's Big-eared Bat
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Other bats
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Bears
     
   American Black Bear
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Hogle Zoo
   Grizzly Bear
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife
Beaver
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Oregon Zoo
Bighorn Sheep
     
   Desert Bighorn Sheep
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Hogle Zoo Utah Div of Wildlife NPS Canyonlands
   Mountain Bighorn Sheep
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife
Bison
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Hogle Zoo
Black-footed Ferret
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife
Bobcat
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Hogle Zoo
Canada Lynx
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Hogle Zoo
Chipmunks
     
   Cliff Chipmunk
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Colorado Chipmunk
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife _
   Hopi Chipmunk
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Least Chipmunk
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Coyote
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Southwest Wildlife
Deer
     
   Mule Deer
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Sask. Schools CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   White-tailed Deer
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Sask. Schools
Eastern Mole
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife _
Elk or Wapiti
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Bear Country USA CO Div of Wildlife Sask. Schools
Foxes
     
   Gray Fox
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Southwest Wildlife
   Kit Fox
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Southwest Wildlife CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Red Fox
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Bear Country USA
   Swift Fox
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Defenders of Wildlife CO Div of Wildlife Blue Planet Biome
Gray or Timber Wolf
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Hogle Zoo CO Div of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife
Ground Squirrels
     
   Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Rock Squirrel
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Spotted Ground Squirrel
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   White-tailed Antelope Squirrel
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Wyoming Ground Squirrel
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Hares
     
   Black-tailed Jackrabbit
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Blue Planet Biome
   Snowshoe Hare
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Sask. Schools CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   White-tailed Jackrabbit
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Mice
     
   Harvest Mice
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Jumping Mice
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Northern Grasshopper Mice
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CSU NDIS
CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Pocket Mice
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Voles/Meadow Mice
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   White-footed Mice
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Moose
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Sask. Schools
Mountain Goat
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Blue Planet Biome CO Div of Wildlife Oregon Zoo
Mountain Lion or Cougar
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Hogle Zoo CO Div of Wildlife Southwest Wildlife
Muskrat
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Sask. Schools CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Nine-banded Armadillo
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife CSU NDIS
Northern River Otter
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Blue Planet Biome CO Div of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife
Ord's Kangaroo Rat
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Blue Planet Biome CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Pine or American Marten
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Pocket Gophers
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Porcupine
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Southwest Wildlife
Prairie Dogs
     
   Black-tailed Prairie Dog
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife
   White-tailed Prairie Dog
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US Div of Wildlife CO Div of Wildlife Blue Planet Biome
   Gunnison's Prairie Dog
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Pronghorn
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Sask. Schools
Rabbits
     
   Desert Cottontail Rabbit
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Hogle Zoo
   Eastern Cottontail Rabbit
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife CSU NDIS
   Nuttall's or Mountain Cottontail Rabbit
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Raccoon
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Southwest Wildlife
Ringtail Cat
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Southwest Wildlife CO Div of Wildlife Oregon Zoo
Shrews
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Skunks
     
   Striped Skunk
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Southwest Wildlife
   Western Spotted Skunk
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Blue Planet Biome CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Tree Squirrels
     
   Abert's Tree Squirrel
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Pine or Red Squirrel, (Chickaree)
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Red Fox Squirrel
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife CSU NDIS
Virginia Opossum
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Hogle Zoo
Weasel
     
   Long-tailed Weasel
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Sask. Schools
   Short-tailed Weasel or Ermine
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Sask. Schools CO Div of Wildlife Blue Planet Biome
Wolverine
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Nature Works CO Div of Wildlife Defenders of Wildlife
Woodrat
     
   Bushy-tailed Woodrat
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
   Mexican Woodrat or Packrat
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife
Yellow-bellied Marmot
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CSU NDIS CO Div of Wildlife Utah Div of Wildlife