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Mammals

Species information is provided in one of two formats: a PDF, or a user-friendly species profile with tabbed webpages designed to include photos, sounds, sign, range maps, comments on management and research, and much more. Over time, the department plans to convert content from all PDF sources into species profiles.

Have fun learning about Alaska’s wildlife and their habitats.

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Common Name Scientific Name Link
Bat    
Keen's Myotis Myotis keenii View Keen's Myotis Profile
Little Brown Myotis Myotis lucifugus View Little Brown Bat Profile
Silver-haired Lasionycteris noctivagans View Silver-haired Bat Profile
Bear    
Black Ursus americanus View Black Bear Profile
Brown Ursus arctos View Brown Bear Profile
Polar Ursus maritimus View Polar Bear Profile
Beaver Castor canadensis View Beaver Profile
Bison    
Plains Bison bison bison View Plains Bison Profile
Wood Bison bison athabascae View Wood Bison Profile
Caribou Rangifer tarandus granti View Caribou Profile
Coyote Canis latrans View Coyote Profile
Deer    
Sitka Black-tailed Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis View Sitka Black-tailed Deer Profile
Dolphin    
Pacific white-sided Lagenorhynchus obliquidens View Pacific White-sided Dolphin Profile
Elk    
Roosevelt Cervus elaphus roosevelti View Roosevelt Elk Profile
Ermine Mustela erminea View Ermine Profile
Fox    
Arctic Alopex lagopus View Arctic Fox Profile
Red Vulpes vulpes View Red Fox Profile
Goat    
Mountain Oreamnos americanus View Mountain Goat Profile
Hare    
Alaska Lepus othus View Alaska Hare Profile
Snowshoe Lepus americanus View Snowshoe Hare Profile
Lemming    
Northern Collared Dicrostonyx groenlandicus View Northern Collared Lemming Profile
Lynx Lynx Canadensis View Lynx Profile
Marmot    
Alaska Marmota broweri View Alaska Marmot Profile
Hoary Marmota caligata View Hoary Marmot Profile
Woodchuck Marmota monax View Woodchuck Profile
Marten    
American Martes americana View American Marten Profile
Pacific Martes caurina View Pacific Marten Profile
Mink    
American Neovison vison View American Mink Profile
Moose Alces alces View Moose Profile
Muskox Ovibos moschatus View Muskox Profile
Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus View Muskrat Profile
Otter    
Northern Sea Enhydra lutris kenyoni View Northern Sea Otter Profile
River Lutra canadensis View River Otter Profile
Pika    
Collared Ochotona collaris View Collared Pika Profile
Porcupine    
North American Erethizon dorsatum View North American Porcupine Profile
Porpoise    
Dall's Phocoenoides dalli View Dall's Porpoise Profile
Harbor Phocoena phocoena View Harbor Porpoise Profile
Reindeer    
Santa's R.t. saintnicolas magicalus View Santa's Reindeer Profile
Sea Lion    
Steller Eumetopias jubatus View Steller Sea Lion Profile
Seal    
Bearded Erignathus barbatus View Bearded Seal Profile
Harbor Phoca vitulina View Harbor Seal Profile
Northern Fur Callorhinus ursinus View Northern Fur Seal Profile
Ribbon Phoca fasciata View PDF of Ribbon Seal
Ringed Phoca hispida View Ringed Seal Profile
Spotted Phoca largha View PDF of Spotted Seal
Sheep    
Dall Ovis dalli dalli View Dall Sheep Profile
Shrew    
Glacier Bay Water Sorex alaskanus View PDF of Glacier Bay Water Shrew
Squirrel    
Arctic Ground Spermophilus parryii View Arctic Ground Squirrel Profile
Northern Flying Glaucomys sabrinus yukonensis View Northern Flying Squirrel Profile
Red Tamiasciurus hudsonicus View Red Squirrel Profile
Vole    
Meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus View Meadow Vole Profile
Red-Backed Myodes rutilus View Northern Red-backed Vole Profile
Southern Red-backed Clethrionomys gapperi View PDF of Southern Red-backed Vole
Walrus    
Pacific Odobenus rosmarus divergens View Pacific Walrus Profile
Whale    
Baird’s Beaked Berardius bairdii View PDF of Baird’s Beaked Whale
Beluga Delphinapterus leucas View Beluga Whale Profile
Blue Balaenoptera musculus View PDF of Blue Whale
Bowhead Balaena mysticetus View PDF of Bowhead Whale
Cuvier’s Beaked Ziphius cavirostris View PDF of Cuvier’s Beaked Whale
Fin Balaenoptera physalus View PDF of Fin Whale
Gray Eschrichtius robustus View Gray Whale Profile
Humpback Megaptera novaeangliae View Humpback Whale Profile
Killer Orcinus orca View Killer Whale Profile
Minke Balaenoptera acutorostrata View PDF of Minke Whale
North Pacific Right Eubalaena japonica View North Pacific Right Whale Profile
Sei Balaenoptera borealis View PDF of Sei Whale
Sperm Physeter macrocephalus View PDF of Sperm Whale
Stejneger’s Beaked Mesoplodon stejnegeri View PDF of Stejneger’s Beaked Whale
Wolf Canis lupus View Wolf Profile
Wolverine Gulo gulo View Wolverine Profile
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