North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Mammals

A class of warm-blooded animals with fur or hair on their bodies. Mammals are vertebrates. The young are born live and feed on milk from their mothers.

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Armadillo, Nine-banded

Dasypus novemcinctus

 

NonGame

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Bat

Chiroptera

Endangered

Fact sheet  (low resolution)

Fact sheet (high resolution)

North Carolina’s White-nose Syndrome Surveillance and Response Plan  (PDF, 2 MB)

Virginia Big Eared Bat Species Profile (PDF)

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Bear, Black

Ursus americanus

Big Game

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Beaver

Castor canadensis

Furbearer

More Information 

 

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Bobcat

Lynx rufus

Game & Furbearer

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Cougar, Eastern

Felis concolor

Extinct

Profile 

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Coyote

Canis latrans

NonGame

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Deer, White-tailed

Odocoileus virginianus

Big Game

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Elk

Cervus canadensis

NonGame

Evaluation of the Feasibility of Establishing a Huntable Elk Population in North Carolina (PDF)

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Feral Swine

Sus scrofa

NonGame

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Fox, Gray

Urocyon cinereoargenteus

Game

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Fox, Red

Vulpes vulpes

Game

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Groundhog

Marmota monax

NonGame

Profile 

Range Map (PDF)

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Mink

Neovison vison

Furbearer

Profile 

Range Map (PDF) 

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Muskrat

Ondatra zibethicus

Furbearer

Profile 

Range Map (PDF) 

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Nutria

Myocastor coypus

NonGame

Trapping Seasons for Nutria

Range Map (PDF) 

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Opossum, Virginia

Didelphis virginiana

Game & Furbearer

Profile 

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Otter, River

Lontra canadensis

Furbearer

Profile 

Range Map (PDF) 

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Raccoon

Procyon lotor

Game & Furbearer

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Skunk, Spotted 

Spilogale putorius 

Furbearer

Range Map (PDF)

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Skunk, Striped

Mephitis mephitis  

Furbearer

Profile 

Range Map (PDF)

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Squirrel, Carolina Northern Flying

Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus

Endangered

Profile 

 

Fact sheet (low resolution)

Fact sheet (high resolution)

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Squirrel, Fox

Sciurus niger

Game

Profile

2015-16 Harvest Survey of North Carolina Hunters (PDF)

2014-15 Harvest Survey of North Carolina Hunters (PDF)

 



     
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Squirrel, Southern Flying

Glaucomys volans

NonGame

Profile 

 

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Weasel, Long-tailed

Mustela frenata

Furbearer

Range Map (PDF)

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Wolf, Red

Canis rufus

Endangered

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