Mammals

Critter

Botta’s Pocket Gopher

Common name: Botta’s Pocket Gopher

Scientific name: Thomomys bottae
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Geomyidae

Critter

Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Common name: Black-tailed Jackrabbit

Scientific name: Lepus californicus
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Lagomorpha
Family: Leporidae
Habitat: common in grasslands and deserts

Critter

Coyote

Common name: Coyote

Scientific name: Canis latrans
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae

Habitat: most common in grasslands, sagebrush, and deserts; also found in chaparral and forests

Critter

California Vole

Common name: California Vole

Scientific name: Microtus californicus
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Habitat: common in grasslands, wetlands and wet meadows

Commands