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Zion National Park >> Wildlife
Mammal List  
Key to mammal list

-Common: animal and/or evidence of animal observed daily, present in large numbers.

-Fairly Common: may be present in large numbers, but secretive or nocturnal and not often observed.

-Uncommon: infrequently observed, can be in isolated populations.

-Rare: seldom observed, unusual to encounter, present in small numbers.

-Extirpated: no longer found in this area.

Zion Mammal List:

Bats (Chiroptera) 
-California Myotis - Myotis californicus (Fairly common)
-Western Small-footed Myotis - Myotis ciliolabrum (Fairly common)
-Long-eared Myotis - Myotis evotis (Uncommon)
-Little Brown Myotis - Myotis lucifugus (Unknown)
-Fringed Myotis - Myotis thysanodes (Uncommon)
-Long-legged Myotis - Myotis volans (Fairly common)
-Yuma Myotis - Myotis yumanensis (Fairly common)
-Western Red Bat - Lasiurus blossevillii (Uncommon)
-Hoary Bat - Lasiurus cinereus (Uncommon)
-Silver-haired Bat - Lasionycteris nocti-vagans (Fairly common)
-Western Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus hesperus (Common)
-Big Brown Bat - Eptesicus fuscus (Fairly common)
-Spotted Bat - Euderma maculatum (Uncommon)
-Townsend’s Big-eared Bat - Plecotus townsendii (Uncommon)
-Allen’s Big-eared Bat - Idionycteris phyllotis (Unknown)
-Pallid Bat - Antrozous pallidus (Fairly common)
-Brazilian Free-tailed Bat - Tadarida brasiliensis (Fairly common)
-Big Free-tailed Bat- Nyctinomops macrotis (Uncommon)

Pika, Rabbits, and Hares (Lagomorpha)
-American Pika - Ochotona princeps (Rare)
-Desert Cottontail - Sylvilagus audubonii (Common)
-Mountain Cottontail - Sylvilagus nuttallii (Uncommon)
-Black-tailed Jackrabbit - Lepus californicus (Fairly common)

Rodents (Rodentia) 
-Cliff Chipmunk - Tamias dorsalis (Fairly common)
-Least Chipmunk - Tamias minimus (Fairly common)
-Uinta Chipmunk - Tamias umbrinus (Fairly common)
-Yellow-bellied Marmot - Marmota flaviventris (Uncommon)
-White-tailed Antelope Squirrel - Ammo-spermophilus leucurus (Common)
-Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel - Spermophilus lateralis (Uncommon)
-Rock Squirrel - Spermophilus variegatus (Common)
-Red Squirrel - Tamiasciurus hudsonicus (Fairly common)
-Northern Flying Squirrel - Glaucomys sabrinus (Uncommon)
-Botta’s Pocket Gopher - Thomomys bottae (Fairly common)
-Northern Pocket Gopher - Thomomys talpoides (Fairly common)
-Great Basin Pocket Mouse - Perognathus parvus (Uncommon)
-Little Pocket Mouse - Perognathus longimembris (Uncommon)
-Long-tailed Pocket Mouse - Chaetodipus formosus (Uncommon)
-Merriam’s Kangaroo Rat - Dipodomys merriami (Fairly common)
-Chisel-toothed Kangaroo Rat - Dipodomys microps (Unknown)
-Ord’s Kangaroo Rat - Dipodomys ordii (Uncommon)
-American Beaver - Castor canadensis (Fairly common)
-Western Harvest Mouse - Reithro-dontomys megalotis (Common)
-Brush Mouse - Peromyscus boylii (Fairly common)
-Canyon Mouse - Peromyscus crinitus (Fairly common)
-Cactus Mouse - Peromyscus eremicus (Uncommon)
-Deer Mouse - Peromyscus maniculatus (Fairly common)
-Piñon Mouse - Peromyscus truei (Fairly common)
-Northern Grasshopper Mouse - Ony-chomys leucogaster (Uncommon)
-Southern Grasshopper Mouse - Ony-chomys torridus (Uncommon)
-Bushy-tailed Woodrat - Neotoma cinerea (Uncommon)
-Desert Woodrat - Neotoma lepida (Fairly common)
-House Mouse - Mus musculus (Uncommon)
-Long-tailed Vole - Microtus longicaudus (Fairly common)
-Montane Vole - Microtus montanus (Fairly common)
-Common Muskrat - Ondatra zibethicus (Uncommon)
-Common Porcupine - Erethizon dorsatum (Uncommon)

Carnivores (Carnivora)
-Coyote - Canis latrans (Fairly common)
-Gray Wolf - Canis lupus (Extirpated)
-Kit Fox - Vulpes velox (Rare)
-Red Fox - Vulpes vulpes (Rare)
-Common Gray Fox - Urocyon cinereo-argenteus (Fairly common)
-Black Bear - Ursus americanus (Rare)
-Grizzly Bear - Ursus arctos (Extirpated)
-Ringtail - Bassariscus astutus (Common)
-Ermine - Mustela erminea (Uncommon)
-Raccoon - Procyon lotor (Uncommon)
-Long-tailed Weasel - Mustela frenata (Uncommon)
-American Badger - Taxidea taxus (Rare)
-Western Spotted Skunk - Spilogale gracilis (Uncommon)
-Striped Skunk - Mephitis mephitis (Common)
-Mountain Lion - Felis concolor (Fairly common)
-Bobcat - Lynx rufus (Uncommon)

Shrews (Insectivora)
-Merriam’s Shrew - Sorex merriami (Unknown)
-Montane Shrew - Sorex monticolus (Uncommon)
-Water Shrew - Sorex palustris (Uncommon)
-Desert Shrew - Notiosorex crawfordi (Uncommon)

Even-toed Ungulates (Artiodactyla)
-Elk - Cervus elaphus (Uncommon)
-Mule Deer - Odocoileus hemionus (Common)
-Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ovis canadensis nelsoni (Extirpated, Reintroduced, Common)
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