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Other Vertebrates

Taxa List


I haven't seen many mammals in the yard, but I've seen a few more species than this.

A few years ago, a moose was wandering around Orchard Avenue and stopped at our house to eat a few apples. And occassionly I see a racoon in the backyard or a mouse near the compost. But I haven't got a photograph of them yet.

Cottontail Rabbits

Sylvilagus sp.

Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger

Striped Skunk

Mephitis mephitis


Sierran Tree Frog

Pseudacris sierra


Western Terrestrial Garter Snake

Thamnophis elegans