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Practice the latin names by reading the common names

Didelphis virginiana

Virginia Opossum

Scapanus sp.

coast mole

Neurotrichus gibbsii

shrew mole

Sorex sp.

for shrew, water shrew, etc.

Tadarida brasiliensis

brazilian free-tailed bat

Lasiurus sp.

hoary bat, red bat

Eptesicus fuscus

big brown bat

Lasionycteris noctivagans

silver-haired bat

myotis sp.

big eared bat

Ochotona princeps

american pika

lepus californicus

black-tail jackrabbit

Sylvilagus bachmani

bush rabbit

Aplodontia rufa

mountain veaver

Castor canadensis


Marmota flaviventris

yellow-bellied marmot

glaucomys sabrinus

Northern flying squirrel

tamiasciurus douglasii

Douglas squirrel

Sciurus griseus

western grey squirrel

Tamias sp.


Spermophilus beecheyi

California ground squirrel

Spermophilus lateralis

golden mantled ground squirrel

Thomomys bottae

bottas pocket gopher

Perognathus sp.

soft pocket mice

Dipodomys sp.

kangaroo rats

Zapus trinotatus

pacific jumping mice

rattus rattus

black rat

rattus norvegicus

norway rat

mus musculus

house mouse

neotoma fuscipes

dusky footed wood rat

Reithrodontomys megalotis

western harvest mouse

Peromyscus maniculatus

deer mouse

peromyscus californicus

California deer mouse

Ondatra zibethicus


Arborimus pomo

Sonoma Tree vole

Clethrionomys californicus

Western red-backed vole

Microtus sp.

meadow vole

Erethizon dorsatum


canis latrans


Canis familiaris


Vulpes vulpes

Red fox

Urocyon cinereoargenteus

Gray fox

Ursus americanus

black bear

Procyon lotor

Northern raccoon

Bassariscus astutus


Martes americana

American marten

Martes pennanti


Mustela erminea


Mustela frenata

Long-tailed weasel

Mustela vison


Taxidea taxus

American badger

Enhydra lutris

Sea otter

lontra canadensis

Northern River otter

Mephitis mephitis

striped skunk

Spilogale gracilis

Western Spotted Skunk

Gulo gulo


Felis concolor

Mountain lion

Felis catus

Domestic cat

Lynx rufus


Eumetopias jubatus

Steller Sea Lion

Zalophus californianus

California Sea Lion

Mirounga angustirostris

Northern Elephant Seal

Phoca vitulina

harbor seal

Equus sp.

Horse genus

Eubalaena glacialis

North Atlantic right whale

Balaenoptera musculus

Blue Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

Humpback Whale

Eschrichtius robustus

Gray whale

Grampus griseus

Risso's Dolphin

Lissodelphis borealis

Northern Right Whale Dolphin

Lagenorhynchus obliquidens

Pacific White-sided Dolphin

Orcinus orca

killer whale

Phocoena phocoena

Harbor Porpoise

Phocoenoides dalli

Dall's Porpoise

Physeter macrocephalus

Sperm Whale

Sus scrofa

Wild boar

Cervus elaphus


Odocoileus hemionus

Mule Deer

Odocoileus virginianus

white-tailed deer

Antilocapra americana


Oreamnos americanus

Mountain Goat

Ovis canadensis

Bighorn Sheep

Bos taurus

Domestic cow

Bos bison

American Bison

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