|FOX (Vulpes vulpes) 20-30 inches in length. Usually reddish on
back and face, white on underparts, bushy tail and white
|MUSKRAT (Ondatra zibethicus) 9-15 inches in
length. Reddish brown, light gray belly, black tail, scaly and vertically
|COYOTE (Canis latrans) 32-40 inches in length.
gray on back with red on flanks; tawny legs, feet and ears; tail held between
legs when running.
|WHITE-TAILED DEER (Odocoileus virginianus)
4-6 feet in
length. tail white on underside, raised when alarmed; antlers on
STRIPED SKUNK (Mephitis
mephitis) 15-19 inches in length. white facial
stripe, neck patch and V on back; mottled bushy tail.
(Castor canadensis) 27-38 inches in length. front
teeth prominent, orange; tail large, paddlelike, scaly.
|RACCOON (Procyon lotor)
16-26 inches in length.
dark eye mask; bushy, ringed tail.
|RED SQUIRREL (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) 7.5-8.5 inches
in length. rusty above, whitish below; smaller than Gray Squirrel; tail less
inches in length. usually gray on back and sides, whitish below (many northern
ones are all black); large, bushy tail.
|LITTLE BROWN BAT
(Myotis lucifugus) 3-4.5
in length. low, zig-zagging flight; small size; dark shiny fur.
|MEADOW VOLE or Field Mouse
(Microtus pennsylvanicus) 3.5-5
inches in length. back and sides brown to dark brown; gray below.
virginiana) 13.5-21 inches in length. nose long,
pointed, pinkish; white face; large leaflike ears; tail long, rounded sparsely
haired; pale gray in colour.
|EASTERN CHIPMUNK (Tamias striatus) 5.5-6.5 inches in
length. stripes on head, sides, and back; back stripes extend only to
|WOODCHUCK or Groundhog
(Marmota monax) 14-20
length. large head; chunky body; short legs; small bushy tail; no special
|SNOWSHOE HARE (Lepus
americanus) 15-18.5 inches in length. large hind
feet; dark brown colour.
|EASTERN COTTONTAIL (Sylvilagus floridanus)
in length. short-eared, short-tailed rabbit; white tail conspicuous when