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Mammals of East Central Georgia

Order: Carnivora
Scientific name: Felis rufus

White Tail Deer
Order: Artiodactyla
Scientific name: Odocoileus virginianus

Opossum (Virginia Oppossum)
Order: Marsupialia
Scientific name: Didelphis virginiana Virginia

Order: Carnivora
Scientific name: Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)
Spilogale putorius (Eastern Spotted Skunk)

Otter (River Otter)
Order: Carnivora
Scientific name: Lutra canadensis

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Order: Rodentia
Scientific name: Castor canadensis

Order: Lagomorpha
Scientific names: Sylvilagus palustris (Marsh Rabbit)
Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail)
Sylvilagus obscurus (Appalachian Cottontail)
Sylvilagus aquaticus (Swamp Rabbit)

Order: Canivora
Scientific name: Procyon lotor

Order: Carnivora
Scientific name: Canis latrans

Armadillo (Nine-banded Armadillo)
Order: Xenarthra
Scientific name: Dasypus novemcinctus

Order: Rodentia
Scientific names: Sciurus carolinensis (Gray Squirrel)
Sciurus niger (Fox Squirrel)
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus (Red Squirrel)
Glaucomys volans (Southern Flying Squirrel)

Order: Carnivora
Scientific names: Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)
Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Gray Fox)

Order: Chiroptera
Scientific names: Lasionycteris noctivagans (Silver-haired Bat)
Pipistrellus subflavus (Eastern Pipistrelle)
Eptesicus fuscus (Big Brown Bat)
Lasiurus borealis (Red Bat)
Lasiurus seminolus (Seminole Bat)
Lasiurus cinereus (Hoary Bat)
Lasiurus intermedius (Northern Yellow Bat)
Nycticeius humeralis (Evening Bat)
Plecotus rafinesquii (Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat)
Tadarida brasiliensis (Brazilian Free-tailed Bat)

Order: Insectivora
Scientific names: Sorex cinereus (Masked Shrew)
Sorex longirostris (Southeastern Shrew)
Blarina carolinensis (Southern Short-tailed Shrew)
Cryptotis parva (Least Shrew)

Order: Rodentia
Scientific names: Reithrodontomys humulis (Eastern Harvest Mouse)
Peromyscus polionotus (Oldfield Mouse)
Peromyscus leucopus (White-footed Mouse)
Peromyscus gossypinus (Cotton Mouse)
Peromyscus maniculatus (Deer Mouse)
Ochrotomys nuttalli (Golden Mouse)
Mus musculus (House Mouse) I
Zapus hudsonius (Meadow Jumping Mouse)
Napaeozapus insignis (Woodland Jumping Mouse)

Order: Rodentia
Scientific names: Oryzomys palustris (Marsh Rice Rat)
Sigmodon hispidus (Hispid Cotton Rat)
Neotoma floridana (Eastern Woodrat)
Rattus rattus (Black Rat I)
Rattus norvegicus (Norway Rat)

Wild Hogs (Feral Hogs)
Scientific name: Sus scrofa (Wild Pig) I

Order: Rodentia
Scientific names: Clethrionomys gapperi (Southern Red-backed Vole) I
Microtus pennsylvanicus (Meadow Vole)
Microtus pinetorum (Woodland Vole)

Order: Carnivora
Scientific name: Mustela vison

Weasel (Long-tailed Weasel)
Order: Carnivora
Mustela frenata

Order: Talpidae
Scientific names: Scalopus aquaticus (Eastern Mole)
Condylura cristata (Star-nosed Mole)

Order: Chiroptera
Scientific names: Myotis lucifugus (Little Brown Myotis)
Myotis austroriparius (Southeastern Myotis)
Myotis sodalis (Indiana Myotis) FE GE
Myotis leibii (Eastern Small-footed)
Myotis septentrionalis (Northern Myotis)

Chipmunk (Eastern Chipmunk)
Order: Rodentia
Scientific name: Tamias striatus

Order: Rodentia Scientific name: Marmota monax

Gopher (Southeastern Pocket Gopher)
Order: Rodentia
Scientific name: Geomys pinetis
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Order: Rodentia
Scientific names: Ondatra zibethicus (Muskrat)

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