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World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in the Wild extinctExtinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

U.S. Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Endangered in US Endangered in US
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife Click on U.S. status icon to go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife species profile.

New Hampshire Status Key
Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Introduced Introduced
Status taken from NH Fish and Game

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  Order: Artiodactyla

Family: Cervidae

Moose -Alces americanus Least Concern image
White-tailed Deer - Odocoileus virginianus Least Concern image

  Order: Carnivora

foxFamily: Canidae

Coyote - Canis latrans Least Concern image
Gray Wolf - Canis lupus Least Concern Endangered in US Endangered in NH image
Gray Fox - Urocyon cinereoargenteus Least Concern image
Red Fox - Vulpes vulpes Least Concern image

Family: Felidae

Canada Lynx - Lynx canadensis Least Concern Threatened in US Endangered in NH image
Bobcat - Lynx rufus Least Concern image

Family: Mephitidae

Striped Skunk - Mephitis mephitis Least Concern image

Family: Mustelidae

North American River Otter - Lontra canadensis Least Concern image
American Marten - Martes americana Least Concern Threatened in New Hampshire image
MustelidaeFisher - Martes pennanti Least Concern image
Short-tailed Weasel - Mustela erminea Least Concern image
Long-tailed Weasel - Mustela frenata
Least Concern image
American Mink - Neovison vison Least Concern

Family: Phocidae

Harbor Seal - Phoca vitulina Least Concern image

Family: Procyonidae

Raccoon - Procyon lotor Least Concern image

Family: Ursidae

American Black Bear - Ursus americanus Least Concern image

  Order: Cetacea

Family: Balaenopteridae

Humpback Whale - Megaptera novaeangliae Least Concern Endangered in US image
Minke Whale -
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Least Concern image

Family: Delphinidae

Short-beaked Saddleback Dolphin-Delphinus delphis Least Concern image
Short-finned Pilot Whale - Globicephala macrorhynchus Least Concern image
Long-finned Pilot Whale - Globicephala melas Least Concern image

Family: Phocoenidae

Harbor Porpoise - Phocoena phocoena Least Concern image

  Order: Chiroptera

batFamily: Vespertilionidae

Big Brown Bat - Eptesicus fuscus Least Concern image
Eastern Red Bat - Lasiurus borealis Least Concern image
Hoary Bat - Lasiurus cinereus Least Concern image
Silver-haired Bat - Lasionycteris noctivagans Least Concern
Eastern Small-footed Bat - Myotis leibii Least Concern Endangered in NH image
Little Brown Bat - Myotis lucifugus Least Concern image
Northern Long-eared Bat - Myotis septentrionalis
Least Concern image
Eastern Pipistrelle-Pipistrellus subflavus Least Concern image


  Order: Didelphilmorphia

Family: Didelphidae

Virginia Opossum - Didelphis virginiana Least Concern image

  Order: Insectivora

Family: Soricidae

Northern Short-tailed Shrew -Blarina brevicauda Least Concern image
shrewMasked Shrew - Sorex cinereus Least Concern
Long-tailed Shrew - Sorex dispar Least Concern
Smoky Shrew - Sorex fumeus Least Concern
American Pygmy Shrew - Sorex hoyi Least Concern
American Water Shrew - Sorex palustris
Least Concern

Family: Talpidae

Star-nosed Mole - Condylura cristata Least Concern image
Hairy-tailed Mole - Parascalops breweri Least Concern image

  Order: Lagomorpha

cottontailFamily: Leporidae

Snowshoe Hare- Lepus americanus Least Concern image
Eastern Cottontail - Sylvilagus floridanus Least Concern image
New England Cottontail - Sylvilagus transitionalis Vulnerable Endangered in NH image

  Order: Rodentia

Family: Castoridae

Beaver - Castor canadensis Least Concern image

Family: Cricetidae

Deer Mouse - Peromyscus maniculatus Least Concern image
Meadow Vole - Microtus pennsylvanicus Least Concern
Muskrat - Ondatra zibethicus Least Concern image
Northern Bog Lemming - Synaptomys borealis Least Concern
Rock Vole - Microtus chrotorrhinus Least Concern
Southern Bog Lemming - Synaptomys cooperi Least Concern
Southern Red-backed Vole - Myodes gapperi Least Concern image
mouseWhite-footed Mouse - Peromyscus leucopus Least Concern
Woodland Vole - Microtus pinetorum
Least Concern image

Family: Dipodidae

Woodland Jumping Mouse - Napaeozapus insignis Least Concern image
Meadow Jumping Mouse - Zapus hudsonius Least Concern

Family: Erethizontidae

North American Porcupine - Erethizon dorsatum Least Concern image

Family: Muridae

House Mouse - Mus musculus Least Concern Introduced image
Norway Rat - Rattus norvegicus Least Concern Introduced

squirrelFamily: Sciuridae

Woodchuck - Marmota monax Least Concern image
Northern Flying Squirrel -Glaucomys sabrinus Least Concern
Southern Flying Squirrel - Glaucomys volans
Least Concern image
Eastern Chipmunk - Tamias striatus Least Concern image
Red Squirrel - Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Least Concern image
Gray Squirrel - Sciurus carolinensis
Least Concern image