Mammals of Colorado

This list of mammals of Colorado lists every wild mammal species seen in the U.S. state of Colorado, based on the list published by the Colorado Division of Wildlife.

  • Bobcat, Lynx rufus
  • Canada lynx, Lynx canadensis
  • Cougar, Puma concolor
  • Ringtail, Bassariscus astutus
  • Raccoon, Procyon lotor
  • Pronghorn, Antilocapra americana
  • Elk, Cervus canadensi
  • Moose, Alces alces
  • Mule deer, Odocoileus hemionus
  • White-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus
  • Mountain goat, Oreamnos americanus
  • Bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis
  • Kit fox, Vulpes macrotis
  • Swift fox, Vulpes velox
  • Red fox, Vulpes vulpes
  • Gray fox, Urocyon cinereoargenteus
  • Coyote, Canis latrans
  • Gray wolf, Canis lupus EX
  • American black bear, Ursus americanus
  • Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos EX
  • Western spotted skunk, Spilogale gracilis
  • Eastern spotted skunk, Spilogale putorius
  • Striped skunk, Mephitis mephitis
  • American hog-nosed skunk, Conepatus leuconotus
  • Ermine, Mustela erminea
  • Long-tailed weasel, Mustela frenata
  • Black-footed ferret, Mustela nigripes EN
  • American mink, Mustela vison
  • American marten, Martes americana
  • American badger, Taxidea taxus
  • North American river otter, Lontra canadensis
  • Wolverine, Gulo gulo EN
  • Virginia opossum, Didelphis virginiana
  • Nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus
  • North American beaver, Castor canadensis
  • Plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius
  • Yellow-faced pocket gopher, Pappogeomys castanops
  • Botta’s pocket gopher, Thomomys bottae
  • Northern pocket gopher, Thomomys talpoides
  • Ord’s kangaroo rat, Dipodomys ordii
  • Hispid pocket mouse, Chaetodipus hispidus
  • Olive-backed pocket mouse, Perognathus fasciatus
  • Plains pocket mouse, Perognathus flavescens
  • Silky pocket mouse, Perognathus flavus
  • Great Basin pocket mouse, Perognathus merriami
  • Meadow jumping mouse, Zapus hudsonius
  • Western jumping mouse, Zapus princeps
  • North American porcupine, Erethizon dorsatum
  • Sagebrush vole, Lemmiscus curtatus
  • Long-tailed vole, Microtus longicaudus
  • Mexican vole, Microtus mexicanus
  • Montane vole, Microtus montanus
  • Prairie vole, Microtus ochrogaster
  • Meadow vole, Microtus pennsylvanicus
  • Southern red-backed vole, Myodes gapperii
  • Muskrat, Ondatra zibethicus
  • Western heather vole, Phenacomys intermedius
  • White-throated woodrat, Neotoma albigula
  • Bushy-tailed woodrat, Neotoma cinerea
  • Eastern woodrat, Neotoma floridana
  • Desert woodrat, Neotoma lepida
  • Mexican woodrat, Neotoma mexicana
  • Southern plains woodrat, Neotoma micropus
  • Brush mouse, Peromyscus boylii
  • Canyon mouse, Peromyscus crinitus
  • White-footed mouse, Peromyscus leucopus
  • Deer mouse, Peromyscus maniculatus
  • Northern rock mouse, Peromyscus nasutus
  • Pinyon mouse, Peromyscus truei
  • Western harvest mouse, Reithrodontomys megalotis
  • Plains harvest mouse, Reithrodontomys montanus
  • Northern grasshopper mouse, Onychomys leucogaster
  • Hispid cotton rat, Sigmodon hispidus
  • Abert’s squirrel, Sciurus aberti
  • Fox squirrel, Sciurus niger
  • American red squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
  • White-tailed antelope squirrel, Ammospermophilus leucurus
  • Gunnison’s prairie dog, Cynomys gunnisoni
  • White-tailed prairie dog, Cynomys leucurus
  • Black-tailed prairie dog, Cynomys ludovicianus
  • Northern flying squirrel, Glaucomys sabrinus
  • Yellow-bellied marmot, Marmota flaviventris
  • Wyoming ground squirrel, Spermophilus elegans
  • Golden-mantled ground squirrel, Spermophilus lateralis
  • Spotted ground squirrel, Spermophilus spilosoma
  • Thirteen-lined ground squirrel, Spermophilus tridecemlineatus
  • Rock squirrel, Spermophilus variegatus
  • Cliff chipmunk, Tamias dorsalis
  • Least chipmunk, Tamias minimus
  • Colorado chipmunk, Tamias quadrivittatus
  • Hopi chipmunk, Tamias rufus
  • Uinta chipmunk, Tamias umbrinus
  • American pika, Ochotona princeps
  • Desert cottontail, Sylvilagus audubonii
  • Eastern cottontail, Sylvilagus floridanus
  • Mountain cottontail, Sylvilagus nuttallii
  • Pygmy rabbit, Brachylagus idahodensis
  • Snowshoe hare, Lepus americanus
  • Black-tailed jackrabbit, Lepus californicus
  • White-tailed jackrabbit, Lepus townsendii
  • Elliot’s short-tailed shrew, Blarina hylophaga
  • North American least shrew, Cryptotis parva
  • Crawford’s gray shrew, Notiosorex crawfordi
  • Cinereus shrew, Sorex cinereus
  • American pygmy shrew, Sorex hoyi
  • Merriam’s shrew, Sorex merriami
  • Montane shrew, Sorex monticolus
  • Dwarf shrew, Sorex nanus
  • American water shrew, Sorex palustris
  • Eastern mole, Scalopus aquaticus
  • Silver-haired bat, Lasionycteris noctivagans
  • California myotis, Myotis californicus
  • Western small-footed myotis, Myotis ciliolabrum
  • Long-eared myotis, Myotis evotis
  • Little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus
  • Fringed myotis, Myotis thysanodes
  • Long-legged myotis, Myotis volans
  • Yuma myotis, Myotis yumanensis
  • Pallid bat, Antrozous pallidus
  • Big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus
  • Spotted bat, Euderma maculatum
  • Eastern red bat, Lasiurus borealis
  • Hoary bat, Lasiurus cinereus
  • Western pipistrelle, Parastrellus hesperus
  • Townsend’s big-eared bat, Corynorhinus townsendii
  • Big free-tailed bat, Nyctinomops macrotis
  • Mexican free-tailed bat, Tadarida brasiliensis

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