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Mammal Species List

A Deer in Ancient Woods – Photo by Peter Kelly.

Witnessing Wildlife at rare

When visiting rare, please remember to remain on walking trails so as not to intrude upon wildlife habitat and to give others viewing opportunities. Patience will be required to see much of the rare wildlife.

Reminder: Hunting and angling are not permitted on the rare property. 

The following mammal species have been observed at rare (last updated January 2016):

Eastern Cottontail. Photo by Jeff Moser and Jeanette Dillon.
  • Beaver
  • Big Brown Bat
  • Bobcat
  • Coyote
  • Deer Mouse
  • Eastern Chipmunk
  • Eastern Cottontail
  • Eastern Red Bat
  • Ermine
  • European Hare
  • Gray Squirrel
  • Hoary Bat
  • Little Brown Bat
  • Masked (Common) Shrew
  • Meadow Jumping Mouse
  • Meadow Vole
  • Mink
  • Muskrat
  • North American River Otter
  • Northern Long-eared Bat
  • Northern Short-tailed Shrew

    Squirrel in Winter. Photo by Peter Kelly

  • Norway (Brown) Rat
  • Raccoon
  • Red Fox
  • Red Squirrel
  • Silver-haired Bat
  • Smokey Shrew
  • Southern Red-backed Vole
  • Star-nosed Mole
  • Striped Skunk
  • Virginia Opossum
  • White-footed Mouse
  • White-tailed Deer
  • Woodchuck

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