Mammals of the Wasatch Front

World-wide, there are more than 5,000 named species of living mammals.  The list below includes 72 mammal species known from the Wasatch Front region.

A Short Lesson in Taxonomy (the science or technique of classification) & Literature Cited


Shrews & Moles-Order Soricomorpha



Hares, Rabbits & Pikas-Order Lagamorpha

Rodents-Order Rodentia

Carnivores-Order Carnivora


Even-toed ungulates, hoofed mammals-Order Artiodactyla

Mountain goat, Oreamnos americanus

Acknowledgement:  Information compiled by Anthony Bell, Vertebrate Zoology Collections Assistant.