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Wolverine Largest member of weasel family Dark brown fur w/ light tan stripe on each side25- 35 pounds “glutton” eats mice, gophers, birds, eggs, delayed implantation - litter 2-3 young No enemies
Badger Mascot of Wisconsin Sandy Brown w/ white strips down nose Excellent diggers eats rodents Delayed implantation Live in dens Live 12 years
Porcupines! One of the largest rodents up to 40 lbs. and 36 inches long, It lives in forested areas from Alaska to new Mexico basically it lives everywhere, it spends most of it’s time in trees and is a veggie eater, It breeds in November and it’s young are born with quills and can basically take care of it’s self from about a week and can live up to 8yrs old. I t has natural enemies: the lynx the coyote the mountain lion and wolverines.
Opossum They are the only marsupial in N America a salt and pepper look their face is white with a black stripe with bald ears and tail weigh about 12lbs and 36in eat fruit,nuts,insects,eggs
Raccoon Medium sized predator, with black mask. Very adaptable. Found almost anywhere in America, and Canada Eats allot of both plants and animals. Has young Jan-Mar.
Muskrat Relative of beaver, 25 inches long, 3 pounds. Found near water- marshes, swamps, riverbanks. eats aquatic plants, fish, and veggies. 2 to 4 litters a year, 4 to 8 per litter
Beaver Wide spread flat brown tail rich dark fur. Rivers,streams,woodla nd areas. Eats aquatic plants,water willies bark. Mates for life. Largest rodent in America.
Long-tailed Weasel Description- most common, dark brown with white belly, 12 - 20 inches long Habitat- woodlands, fields, abandon farmsteads Feeding Habits- mice, chipmunks, domestic poultry Life Cycle- 3 to 6 young, live 5 years
Mink Member of weasel family, 20 to 30 inches long, average 3lbs. Habitat- woodlands, everywhere but southwest. Eat frogs, fish, snakes, muskrat, much more breed in January and February
Bobcat The Bobcat is medium sized, gray to red brown w/ a black steak. It lives in woodlands,marshes Eats small mammals there are four bobcats every four days.
Lynx Lives in Alaska and Canada is 13 feet long and about 15-30 lbs.. Is reddish -brown and has ear tufts, Eats grouse squirrels rodents and snowshoe hare They carry their young for 60 days and live to be about 8-12 years
Black-tailed Prairie Dog Yellowish, Brownish, to buff colored. Live in Mexico, and Canada. Eats large grasses and insects. Gestation period even 35-40 days.
Woodchuck Light brown rodent that live alone live in open woodlands field edges eat grass,cloves,alfalfa babies carried for 28 days and live to be about 9yrs old about 32in and about10lbs
Cottontail Rabbit Brown w/ white cotton ball tail, 13-17 inches wide lives in farmsteads, fields and bushy areas eat- grass,shrubs,herbs and vegetables breeding begins Feb. through Sept.
Jack Rabbit!! 17-20 inches,brown color southern deserts and prairies grasses brush and herbs lives 6 yr.. Clocked at 45 mph
Swamp Rabbit Larger than cottontail darker brown less gray tinge weighs 3 to 6 lbs. 16 to 18 inches low- lying poorly drained areas southern states dense thickets many green grasses and bark breeding season Feb. to Mar. two or more litters per season two to four per litter 39 to40 day gestation
Snowshoe Hare Brown color in summer,changes in fall to white dense vegetation grasses, herbs, eat during summer 2-3 liters each year live to 3 years of age
Red Squirrel Rusty red color.14 inches evergreen forests Alaska to Rocks. Eats Varity of nuts. Single litter 6 inches tail
Grey Squirrel Gray, white, or black.75 to 1.75 pounds 18inches lives in woods acorns, nuts sex all year round 15 years
Red fox Light to dark red coat and a bushy tail yellow eyes, pointed ears, long narrow muzzle weighs 8-10 lbs.. Open woodlands and fields, brushy areas pheasants, rabbits, snakes, mice Mate in January, 2 months later they have an average of 2-5 pups
Grey Fox Salt and pepper gray with a black tipped tail weighs 8-10 lbs.. Lives in central America, Southern and Northeastern U.S Mice, rabbits, squirrels Mate in Jan.; two months later they have 2-5 pups