Animals of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge

Key:  *T = seen at Turner Tract

Mammals are generally abundant on the Hackmatack Refuge.  Here are some of the species that can be found in the area.  Additionally, several species have been identified by the Wisconsin Wildlife Action Plan as Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN).  The ^ symbol can be found on species below that are considered to be SGCN.

Some species, such as coyote, rabbit and ground squirrel, are abundant, while others, such as badger, grey fox and bobcat, are rare for this area.

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American Badger
(Taxidea taxus)

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Bobcat
(Lynx rufus)

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Chipmunk
(Tamias striatus)

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Coyote
(Canis latrans)

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Eastern Cottontail Rabbit
(Sylvilagus floridanus)

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Eastern Mole
(Scalopus aquaticus)

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Gray Fox
(Urocyon cinereoargenteus)

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Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel
(Spermophilus tridecemlineatus)

American Beaver
^Bats:
  •Eastern Red Bat
  • Hoary Bat
  • Northern Long-Eared Bat
  • Silver Haired Bat
Coyote
Franklin’s Ground Squirrel
Mink
Northern Flying Squirrel
Plains Pocket Gopher

Raccoon
Red Fox
Striped Skunk
Tree Squirrel
Virginia Opossum
^Voles
  •Prairie  Vole
  •Woodland Vole
^Water Shrew
White Tailed Deer
Woodchuck or Groundhog