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Native Californian, biologist, wildlife conservation consultant, retired Smithsonian scientist, father of two daughters, grandfather of 4 small primates. INTJ. Believes nature is infinitely more interesting than shopping malls. Born 100 years too late.

Sierra County Mammal Species

excluding bats 
(Bold species = camera trapped species)

Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana)

Coyote (Canis latrans)
Red fox (Vulpes fulva)
Gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
Bobcat (Lynx rufus)
Mountain lion (Puma concolor)
Black bear (Ursus americanus)
Marten (Martes americana)
Fisher (Martes pennanti)
Wolverine (Gulo luscus)
Badger (Taxidea taxus)
Long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata)
Short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea)
River otter (Lutra canadensis)
Striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis)
Spotted skunk (Spilogale gracilis)

Water shrew (Sorex palustris)
Vagrant shrew (Sorex vagrans)
Montane shrew (Sorex monticola)
Dusky shrew (Sorex obscurus)

Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum)
Mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa)
Beaver (Castor canadensis)
Douglas squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasi)
Northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus)
Golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)
Yellow-bellied marmot (Marmota flaviventris)
Long-tailed meadow mouse (Microtus longicaudus)
Montane meadow mouse (Microtus montanus)
Deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus)
Brush mouse (Peromyscus boylii)
Pinyon mouse (Peromyscus truei)
Western jumping mouse (Zapus princeps)
Red-bellied harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris)
Bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea)
Shadow chipmunk (Tamias senex)
Long-eared chipmunk (Neotamias quadrimaculatus)
Lodgepole chipmunk (Neotamias speciosus)
Yellow pine chipmunk (Neotamias amoenus)
Botta pocket gopher (Thomomys bottae) ???
Montane pocket gopher (Thomomys monticola)
Beechey ground squirrel (Spermophilus beecheyi sierrae)
Belding ground squirrel (Spermophilus beldingi)

Pika (Ochotona princeps)
Brush rabbit (Sylvilagis bachmani)
Snowshoe hare (Lepus americanus)

Black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus)

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