Smoky Mountains Visitors Guide

 

The Smoky Mointains Vistors Guide

 

Wildlife
-Mammals-

 

   Following is a list smoky Mountains Four legged Friends.

 
Opossums
  Virginia Opossums (Dilephis virginiana)
 
Shrews
  Appalachian Water Shrew (Sorex palustris punctualatus)
  Least Shrew (Cryptotis parva)
  Long-Tailed Shrew (Sorex dispar)
  Masked Shrew (Sorex cinerus)
Northern Water Shrew (Sorex palustris)
  Pygmy Shrew (Sorex hoyi)
  Short-tailed Shrew (Blarina brevicauda)
  smoky Shrew (Sorex fumeus)
  Southeastern Shrew (Sorex longirostis)
 
Moles
  Eastern Mole (Scalopus aquaticus anquaticus)
  Hairy-tailed Mole (Parascalops breweri)
  Star-Nosed Mole (Congylura cristata)
 
Bats
Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus)
  Eastern Pipstrelle (Pipistrellus subflavus)
  Eastern Red Bat (Lasiurus borealis)
Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus)
  Indiana Myotis (Myotis sodalis)
Little Brown Myotis (Myotis lucifugus)
  Northern Myotis (Myostis septentrionalis)
  Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat (Plecotus rafinesquii)
Silver-Haired Bat (Lasionycteris noctivagons)
  Small-Footed Myotis (Myotis leibii)
 
Rabbits
  Appalachian Cottontail (Sylvilagus obscuras)
  Eastern Cottontail (Sylviagus obscurus)
 
Chipmunks, Woodchucks, and Squirrels
  Eastern Chipmunk (Tamius Striatus)
  Eastern Fox Squiirrel (Sciurus niger)
  Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)
  Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus)
  Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans)
  Woodchuck (Marmota monax)
 
Beavers
American Beaver (Castor canadensis)
 
Rats and Mice
  Allegheny Wood Rat (Neotoma magister)
  Boreal Red-backed Mouse (Clethrionomys Gapperi Gapperi)
  Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus)
Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)
  Eastern Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys humulis humilis)
  Golden Mouse (Ochrotomys nuttali)
  Hispid Cotton Rat (Sigmodon hispidus hispidus)
  Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius)
  White Footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus   leucopus)
  Woodland Jumping Mouse (Napaeozapus insignis)
  Non-Native
  Black Rat (Rattus rattus)
  House Mouse (Mus Musculus)
  Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus norvegicus)
 
Voles and Muskrats
Common Muskrat (Ondatra zibethica)
  Meadow Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus pennsylvanicus)
  Red-Backed Vole (Clethrionomys gapperi)
  Rock Vole (Microtus chrotorrhinus)
  Southern Bog Lemming (Synaptomys cooperi stonei)
 
Canids
Coyote (Canis latrans)
Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
  Gray Wolf (Canis lupus lycaon)
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)
  Red Wolf (Canis rufus floridanus)
 
Bears
Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
 
Racoons
Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
 
Mustelids
  Long-Tailed Weasel (Mustela frenata)
Mink (Mustela vison)
River Otter (Lutra cadensis)
Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis)
  Spotted Skunk (Spilogale putorius)
 
Cats
Bobcat (Lynx rufus)
 
Deer and Elk
Elk (Cervus elaphus)
  White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

 

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