Mammals of the Fishlake National Forest

Please do not disturb or harass wildlife!
Remember, when you venture into the Great Outdoors, treat the homes and backyard of wildlife with respect.

Key to species occurrence

Po = Possibly occurs on the Forest. This category includes species which are known to exist in close proximity to the Forest boundary, or which may accidentally migrate off a normal route onto the Forest.

Pr = Probably occurs on the Forest This category includes species which should occur on the Forest as indicated by species distribution date, but which have not been verified by actual sightings or other evidence.

K = Known to exist on the Forest This category includes all species which have actually been verified as existing on the Forest.

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  • Merriam Shrew (Pr)
  • Dusky Shrew (Pr)
  • Northern Water Shrew (Pr)
  • Vagrant Shrew (Pr)


  • Pallid Bat (Pr)
  • Big Brown Bat (Pr)
  • Spotted Bat (Pr)
  • Red Bat (Pr)
  • Silver-Haired Bat (Pr)
  • Hoary Bat (Pr)
  • California Myotis (Pr)
  • Long-Eared Myotis (Pr)
  • Little Brown Myotis (Pr)
  • Small-Footed Myotis (Pr)
  • Fringed Myotis (Pr)
  • Cave Myotis (Pr)
  • Long-Legged Myotis (Pr)
  • Yuma Myotis (Pr)
  • Western Pipistrelle (Pr)
  • Western Big-Eared Bat (Pr)

Freetail Bats

  • Big Freetail Bat (Pr)
  • Mexican Freetail Bat (Pr)


  • Black Bear (K)


  • Racoon (K)


  • Ringtail Cat (K)

Weasels, Skunks, Etc.

  • Marten (Po)
  • Striped Skunk (K)
  • Short-Tail Weasel (Ermine) (Pr)
  • Long-Tail Weasel (K)
  • Mink (Po)
  • Spotted Skunk (K)
  • Badger (K)

Coyotes and Foxes

  • Coyote (K)
  • Gray Fox (K)
  • Red Fox (Pr)
  • Kit Fox (Pr)


  • Mountain Lion (K)
  • Bobcat (K)
  • House Cat (K)


  • White-Tailed Antelope Ground Squirrel (K)
  • Least Chipmunk (K)
  • Uinta Chipmunk (K)
  • Cliff Chipmunk (Pr)
  • Northern Flying Squirrel (K)
  • Yellowbelly Marmot (K)
  • Uinta Ground Squirrel (K)
  • Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel (K)
  • Townsend Ground Squirrel (Po)
  • Rock Squirrel (K)
  • Red Squirrel (Chickare) (K)
  • Utah Prairie Dog (K)

Pcket Gophers

  • Valley Pocket Gopher (Po)
  • Northern Pocket Gopher (K)


  • Beaver (K)

Mice, Rats, Voles

  • Sagebrush Vole (Po)
  • Longtail Vole (K)
  • Richardson Vole (Po)
  • Mountain Vole (K)
  • Boreal Redback Vole (Po)
  • Mountain Phenacomys (Pr)
  • Chisel-Toothed Kangaroo Rat (Pr)
  • Ord Kangaroo Rat (Pr)
  • Desert Wood Rat (K)
  • Bushytail Wood Rat (K)
  • Muskrat (K)
  • Great Basin Pocket Mouse (Pr)
  • Northern Grasshopper Mouse (Po)
  • Brush Mouse (Pr)
  • Canyon Mouse (Pr)
  • Deer Mouse (K)
  • Pinyon Mouse (K)
  • Western Harvest Mouse (Po)
  • House Mouse (K)
  • Western Jumping Mouse (K)


  • Porcupine (K)


  • Pika (K)

Hares and Rabbits

  • Snowshoe Hare (K)
  • Blacktail Jackrabbit (K)
  • Whitetail Jackrabbit (K)
  • Desert Cotton Rabbit (Pr)
  • Pygmy Rabbit (K)
  • Mountain Cottontail Rabbit (K)

Deer, Moose, and Elk

  • Wapiti (Elk) (K)
  • Mule Deer (K)
  • Moose (K)


  • Pronghorn Antelope (K)
  • Mountain Goat (K)
  • Bighorn Sheep (K)