Can show up black in some areas such as Ontairo and Quebec. Preferred habitat is mixed deciduous forests with large food supply of nuts. Similar to eastern fox squirrel with partially overlapping range.
White spots distinguish this animal from the more common and larger striped skunks. Range does overlap with the Western Spotted Skunk but these animals have some stripes along side of body and a small spot between their eyes. Hops to move quickly. Western and Eastern spotted skunks can be differentiated by range. Climb trees, move […]
A medium sized weasel with a long slim body with small head, small ears and hair covered, black-tipped tail that is about one third of the body length. Can be difficult to tell apart from Long-Tailed Weasels. Color changes with the season for camouflage. Habitat varies and they can be found up to elevations of […]
Webbed skin from front to rear limbs allow for this tree squirrel to use gravity to glide from limb to limb over much longer distances than normally possible. Smaller overall size with whiter belly than the Northern Flying Squirrel. Body fur color is highly variable and eyes are relatively large for the size of the […]
Webbed skin from front to rear limbs allow for this tree squirrel to use gravity to glide from limb to limb over much longer distances than normally possible. Larger overall size with grayer belly than the Southern Flying Squirrel. Body fur color is highly variable and eyes are relatively large for the size of the […]
A compact-sized wild cat with a uniformly colored coat, usually brown to red (occasionally gray) with long tails. Usually found in tropical and sub-tropical warm environments. Partially nocturnal characteristics and one of the most active cats during the daylight hours. They are solitary quiet animals and hard to detect.
Gray to brown mid-sized pig like mammals with coarse bristle like hair and a lighter colored banding or collared effect around neck. They have very short tails and make a wide variety of sounds. Distinct characteristics are three toes instead of four and a unique stomach system from pigs.
Typically found in open areas and deserts. Swift Foxes are found in short-grass prairies east of the Rockies. Generally gray in color with light brown and yellow tinted coarse fur, Kit Foxes are very slim canids and smaller than Gray and Red Fox species. Tails are bushy in healthy animals and proportionally long. They live […]
Long thin weasel that changes color seasonally from dark brown to white in the winter. Thin body allows these animals to follow prey into small openings where they wrap their body around prey and then bite to kill. Typically found in meadows, swamps and fields. Uncommon in heavily wooded areas.