Mammals

This is the animal equivalent of my Lifers bird list.

  1. Short-tailed Shrew (9/11/81) Des Plaines, Ill – home
  2. Eastern Fox Squirrel (9/28/81) Des Plaines, Ill – home
  3. Eastern Gray Squirrel (9/28/81) Des Plaines, Ill – home
  4. Nine-banded Armadillo (12/29/81) Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Ark
  5. Eastern Chipmunk (3/20/82) Barrington, Ill – Crabtree Nature Center
  6. Woodchuck (3/20/82) Barrington, Ill – Crabtree Nature Center
  7. Mink (3/23/82) Barrington, Ill – Crabtree Nature Center
  8. White-tailed Deer (3/29/82) Barrington, Ill – Crabtree Nature Center
  9. Raccoon (4/9/82) Barrington, Ill – Crabtree Nature Center
  10. Coyote (5/30/82) Manotowish Waters, Wis – Powell Marsh
  11. Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel (5/30/82) Manotowish Waters, Wis – Powell Marsh
  12. Eastern Cottontail (6/1/82) Des Plaines, Ill – Home
  13. River Otter (7/19/82) Oneida County, Wis – Rainbow Flowage
  14. Beaver (7/20/82) Oneida County, Wis – Cross Country Road
  15. Red Squirrel (7/30/82) McNaughton, Wis – Spider Lake Road
  16. Opossum (7/31/82) Mt. Prospect, Ill – Euclid Road
  17. Striped Skunk (8/28/82) Mt. Prospect, Ill – Kensington Road
  18. Porcupine (9/4/82) Ottawa National Forest, Mich – Black River Harbor
  19. Muskrat (3/10/83) Schaumburg, Ill – Schaumburg Square Apartments
  20. Red Fox (4/10/83) Barrington, Ill – Baker’s Lake
  21. Rock Squirrel (3/31/84) Saguaro National Monument, Az
  22. Harris’ Antelope Squirrel (3/31/84) Saguaro National Monument, Az
  23. Roundtail Ground Squirrel (4/2/84) Coronado National Forest, Az – Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
  24. Coati (4/5/84) Coronado National Forest, Az – Mt. Lemmon
  25. Cliff Chipmunk (4/5/84) Coronado National Forest, Az – Mt. Lemmon
  26. Mule Deer (4/6/84) Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Az
  27. Pronghorn (4/7/84) Oldham County, Tx – Interstate 40
  28. Snowshoe Hare (7/10/86) Montreal River, Ontario, Canada
  29. Least Chipmunk (7/13/86) McNaughton, Wis – Spider Lake Road
  30. Gray Fox (6/19/88) Shiloh National Military Park, Tn
  31. Moose (7/16/91) Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge, Mn
  32. Fisher (7/18/95) Oneida County, Wis – County Road D
  33. Meadow Vole (5/11/96) Barrington, Ill – Crabtree Nature Center
  34. Franklin’s Ground Squirrel (7/3/96) Two Harbors, Mn – Two Harbors Lighthouse
  35. Marsh Rabbit (5/3/99) Orlando, Florida – Sheraton One World Resort
  36. Feral Pig (5/4/99) Christmas, Fla – Orlando Wetlands Park
  37. Meadow Jumping Mouse (8/6/99) Moraine Hills State Park, Ill
  38. Spotted Skunk (12/27/99) Stuttgart, Ark – Stuttgart Municipal Airport
  39. Bobcat (12/28/99) Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Ark
  40. Richardson’s Ground Squirrel (4/29/02) Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Col
  41. Black-tailed Prairie Dog (4/30/02) Lake Pueblo State Park, Col
  42. Black-tailed Jackrabbit (4/30/02) Lake Pueblo State Park, Col
  43. Yellow-bellied Marmot (5/1/02) Pike’s Peak, Col
  44. Black Bear (7/1/03) Oneida County, Wis – Route 17
  45. Deer Mouse (7/2/03) Pine Lake, Wis – Highlander Road
  46. Eastern Red Bat (6/11/04) Mammoth Cave National Park, Ky
  47. Eastern Pipistrelle (6/12/04) Mammoth Cave National Park, Ky
  48. Southern Flying Squirrel (11/19/06) Devil’s Den State Park, Ark
  49. Western Gray Squirrel (5/6/08) Hood River County, Oregon – Lost Lake Road
  50. California Ground Squirrel (5/7/08) Ecola State Park, Oregon – Tillamook Head
  51. Steller’s Sea Lion (5/7/08) Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint, Oregon – Three Arch Rocks
  52. Gray Whale (5/7/08) Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint, Oregon
  53. Harbor Seal (5/7/08) Netarts, Oregon – Netarts Bay
  54. Elk (12/26/09) Ponca, Arkansas – Buffalo National River
  55. California Sea Lion (2/28/12) La Jolla, California — Casa Beach
  56. Desert Cottontail (5/8/12) Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, Colorado
  57. Colorado Chipmunk (5/9/12) Temple Canyon Road — Canon City, Colorado
  58. Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (5/9/12) Battle Hill — Goldfield, Colorado
  59. Mountain Cottontail (5/10/12) Ute Valley Park — Colorado Springs, Colorado
  60. Bighorn Sheep (5/11/12) Route 50 — Bighorn Sheep Canyon — Fremont County, Colorado
  61. Mountain Goat (9/16/12) Needles Highway — Custer State Park, South Dakota
  62. West Indian Manatee (1/19/13) Blue Spring State Park, Florida
  63. Short-beaked Common Dolphin (2/17/13) Pacific Ocean off San Diego, California
  64. Feral Horse (8/30/13) Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota
  65. Abert’s Squirrel (1/11/17) Fox Run Regional Park — El Paso County, Colorado
  66. American Badger (5/20/17) Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado
  67. Long-tailed Weasel (6/27/17) Community Bible Study — Colorado Springs, Colorado
  68. American Pika (7/8/17) Mount Evans — Arapaho National Forest, Colorado
  69. Northern Pocket Gopher (7/20/17) Chase’s home — Monument, Colorado

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