University of Illinois Extension

Directory of Illinois Wildlife

Mammals

Bats

Mice

Meadow Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus)

Ground squirrels and chipmunks

Woodchuck or Groundhog (Marmota monax)

Tree squirrels

Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus)

Beaver (Castor canadensis)

Pocket Gopher (Geomys bursarius)

Eastern Mole (Scalopus aquaticus)

Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus)

Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana)

Raccoon (Procyon lotor)

Red fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Coyote (Canis latrans)

River Otter (Lontra canadensis)

Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis)

Bobcat (Lynx rufus)

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Wolf (Canis lupus)

Black Bear (Ursus americanus)

Mountain Lion (Puma or Cougar) (Puma concolor)

Feral Swine (Sus scrofa)