ANIMALS: The Salmons Life List

Mammals and reptiles we've seen. Our bird list is found separtely.

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Order Common NameGenus/species Where seen Date
Ungulates
Guanaco Lama guanicoe Torres del Paine, Chile 3 Jan 1993
ReindeerRangifer tarandus Alta, Norway 17 Jul 2012
Musk OxOvibos moschatus Dombas, Norway 28 Jul 2012
MooseAlces alces Fokstumyra, Norway 29 Jul 2012
ElkCervus canadensis Colorado Sepl 2009
American Bison Bison bison Yellowstone May 2013
Masai Giraffe Giraffa tippelskirchi Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Gnu (blue wildebeest) Connochaetes taurinus Lake Manyara, Tanzania 24 Jul 2016
Grant's Gazelle Nanger granti Ngorngoro, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Thomson Gazelle Eudorcas thomsonii Ngorngoro, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Cokes Hartebeest Alcelaphus buselaphus cokii Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Topi Damaliscus lunatus Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Impala Aepyceros melampus Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Defassa Waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Common Bohar Reedbuck Redunca redunca Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Steenbok Raphicerus campestris Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Kirk's Dik-Dik Madoqua kirkii Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Klipspringer Oreotragus oreotragus Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Cape Bushbuck Tragelaphus scriptus Lake Manyara, Tanzania 24 Jul 2016
Common Eland Tragelaphus imberbis Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Pronghorn Antelope Antilocapra americana Moab, UT 26 Sep 2009
Antelope Sikander, India Dec 1987
Swiss Ibex Capra ibex Swiss Alps Jul 1985
Vicuna Vicugna vicugna San Pedro de Atacama, Chile 15 Jul 2010
YakBos mutus Yamdroktso, Tibet 4 Oct 2002
Bos mdzo Tibet 4 Oct 2002
Mountain Goat Oreamnos americanus Glacier National Park, MT May 2013
Mule DeerOdocoileus hemionus Mesa Verde 22 Sep 2009
Llama Llama giama Altiplano of Bolivia 20 Jul 2010
Deer Nepal Dec 1987
Deer Bharatpur, India Dec 1987
Deer Bharatpur, India Dec 1987
Deer Texas 15 Nov 2017
Common WarthogPhacochoerus africanus Tanzania Jul 2016
Javelina Tayassu tajacu Texas 15 Nov 2017
Cape BuffaloSyncerus caffer Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Asian Water Buffalo Bubalus bubalis Nepal Dec 1987
Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis Yellowstone May 2013
Marco Polo Sheep Ovis ammon polii Pakistan Jun 1991
One-hump Camel Camelus dromedarius Tharr Desert, India Dec 1987
Bactrian Camel Camelus bactrianus China May 1991
HippopotamusHippopotamus amphibius Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Perissodactyla
Plains Zebra Equus quagga Ngorongoro, Tanzania 25 Jul 2016
Grevy's Zebra Equus grevyi Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Black Rhino Diceros bicornis Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Greater One-horned Rhino Rhinoceros unicornis Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal 1987-8
Icelandic Pony Equus ferus caballus Iceland Apr 2013
Long Horn Steer Bos sp. Texas 19 Nov 2017
Cows New South Wales, Australia 8 Jul 1995
Sacred Cows Tharr Desert, India Dec 1987
Proboscidea
African Bush Elephant Loxodonta africana Tarangire, Tanzania 3 Aug 2016
Asian Elephant Elephas maximas Nepal Jan 1988
Hyracoide
Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Bush Hyrax Heterohyrax brucei Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Primates
Squirrel MonkeySimia sciurea Amazon, Ecuador 27 Jun 2019
Capuchin MonkeyCebus albifrons Amazon, Ecuador 27 Jun 2019
Black faced Vervet Monkey Cercopithecus aethiops Lake Manyara, Tanzania 24 Jul 2016
Blue MonkeyCercopithecus mitis Tanzania Jul 2016
Black and White Colobus MonkeyColubus angolensis Arusha NP, Tanzania 23 Jul 2016
Red Colobus MonkeyPiliocolubus kirkii Zanzibar 7 Aug 2016
Yellow Baboon Papio cynocephalus Lake Manyara, Tanzania 24 Jul 2016
Olive Baboon Papio anubis Tanzania Jul 2016
Lesser Bushbaby Galago senegalensis Lake Manyara, Tanzania 24 Jul 2016
Monkeys Sikander, India Dec 1987
Rhesus Monkey Macaca mulatta Bharatpur, India Dec 1987
Pinnipedia
Antarctic Fur Seal Arctocephalus gazella South Georgia 22 Dec 2014
Galapagos Fur SealAmblyrhynchus galapagoensis Galapagos 13 Jun 2019
Southern Elephant Seal Mirounga leonina Peninsula Valdez, Argentina 13 Jan 1993
Southern Elephant Seal Mirounga leonina South Georgia Island 25 Dec 2014
Leopard Seal Hydrurga leptonyx Hope Bay, Antarctica 1 Jan 2015
Weddell Seal Leptonychotes weddellii Brown Bluff, Antarctica 31 Dec 2014
Crabeater Seal Lobodon carcinophaga Hope Bay, Antarctica 1 Jan 2015
Galapagos Sea LionZalophus wollebaeki Galapagos 23 Jun 2019
South American Sea Lion Otaria flavescens Peninsula Valdez, Argentina 13 Jan 1993
Gray Seal Halichoerus grypus Alesund, Norway Jul 2012
Harbour Seal Phoca vitulina Alesund, Norway Jul 2012
Marsupials
Eastern Grey Kangaroos Macropus giganteus Mount Stromlo, Australia 10 Dec 1994
Eastern Grey Kangaroo Macropus giganteus Carnarvon NP, Australia 12 Aug 1995
Red Kangaroos Osphranter rufus New South Wales, Australia 8 Jul 1995
Red-necked wallaby Macropus rufogriseus Mount Stromlo, Australia 10 Oct 1994
Common Wombat Vombatus ursinus Tidbinbilla, Australia 10 Oct 1994
Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana Pasadena, CA 1996
Monotremes
Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus Platypus Flat, Australia Jul 1995
Carnivores
Spotted HyenaCrocuta crocuta Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Banded Mongoose Mungos mungo Tarangire, Tanzania 3 Aug 2016
Common Dwarf Mongoose Helogale parvula Serengeti, Tanzania 30 Jul 2016
Black BearUrsus americanus Ossining, NY Oct 2020
Black Bears Ursus americanus Yellowstone May 2013
Grizzly Bear Ursus arctos Yellowstone May 2013
Giant PandaAiluropoda melanoleuca Chengdu, China 27 Sep 2002
Red PandaAilurus fulgens Chengdu, China 27 Sep 2002
Painted Dog Lycaon pictus Tarangire, Tanzania 3 Aug 2016
Golden Jackal Canis aureus Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Side-striped Jackal Canis adustus Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Silver-backed Jackal Canis mesomelas Serengeti, Tanzania 30 Jul 2016
Gray Wolf Canis lupus Yellowstone May 2013
Coyote Canis latrans Las Vegas, NV Jan 1986
Bat-eared Fox Otocyon megalotis Serengeti, Tanzania 30 Jul 2016
Desert Fox Lycalopex culpaeus Altiplano of Bolivia 21 Jul 2010
Lion Panthera leo Serengeti, Tanzania 28 Jul 2016
Leopard Panthera pardus Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Caracal Caracal caracal Ngorngoro, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Serval Cat Leptailurus serval Ngorngoro, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Common Genet Genetta genetta Ndutu, Tanzania 25 Jul 2016
Striped skunk Mephitis mephitis Pasadena, CA 1996
Raccoon Procyon lotor Ossining, NY June 2017
OlingoBassaricyon gabbii Ecuador 9 Jun 2019
North American River Otter Lontra canadensis Yellowstone May 2013
Cetaceans
Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae Cierva Cove, Antarctica 2 Jan 2015
Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae Hervey Bay, Australia 6 Aug 1995
Antarctic Minke Whale Balaenoptera bonaerensis Scotia Sea, Antarctica 30 Dec 2014
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Scotia Sea, Antarctica 30 Dec 2014
Southern Bottlenosed Whale Hyperoodon planifrons Scotia Sea 29 Dec 2014
Orca Orcinus orca Cierva Cove, Antarctica 2 Jan 2015
Peale's Dolphin Lagenorhynchus australis Beagle Channel, Argentina 16 Dec 2014
Bottlenose Dolphin Tursiops truncatus Aransas Bay, Texas 14 Nov 2017
Rodents
North American Beaver Castor canadensis Tierra del Fuego NP, Argentina 31 Dec 1992
Eastern Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis Quaker Bridge Rd, NY 19 Apr 2020
Unstriped Ground Squirrel Xerus rutilus Tarangire, Tanzania 3 Aug 2016
Uinta Ground Squirrel Urocitellus armatus Yellowstone May 2013
Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel Callospermophilus lateralis Yellowstone May 2013
Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel Callospermophilus lateralis Las Vegas, NV 2007
Red Squirrel Sciurus vulgaris Leadville, CO 27 Sep 2009
Columbian Ground Squirrel Urocitellus columbianus Glacier National Park, MT May 2013
Richardson's Ground Squirrel Urocitellus richardsonii Drumheller, Canada May 2013
Yellow pine Chipmunk Tamias amoenus Lee Metcalf Refuge, MT May 2013
Black-tailed Prairie dog Cynomys ludovicianus Great Falls, MT May 2013
African Dormouse Graphiurus sp. Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Unstriped Grass Rat Arvicanthis sp. Tarangire, Tanzania 4 Aug 2016
House Mouse Mus musculus Chappaqua, NY 10 Oct 2010
Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus Teatown, NY 08 May 2021
Woodchuck/Groundhog Marmota monax Croton Point, NY 09 May 2021
Yellow-bellied Marmot Marmota flaviventris Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump24 May 2013
Himalayan Marmot Marmota himalayana Kunjerab Pass, Pakistan 12 Jun 1991
Lagomorpha
Viscacha Lagidium viscacia Altiplano of Bolivia 21 Jul 2010
Eastern Cottontail rabbit Sylvilagus floridanus Kearney, Nebraska 15 Mar 2019
White-tailed jackrabbit Lepus townsendii Alberta, Canada 30 May 2013
European rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Tierra del Fuego NP, Argentina 31 Dec 1992
Falkland rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus Falkland: New Island 17 Dec 2014
Patagonian Hare Dolichotis patagonum Argentina 14 Jan 1993
Cingulata
Big Hairy Armadillo Chaetophractus villosus Peninsula Valdez, Argentina 12 Jan 1993
Pilosa
Southern TamanduaTamandua tetradactyla Amazon, Ecuador 27 Jun 2019
Three toed SlothBradypus variegatus Panama 01 Aug, 2010
Chiroptera
Little Brown Bat Myotis lucifugus Ossining, NY 10 Jul 2014
Wahlberg's Epauletted Fruit Bat Epomophorus whalbergi Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Yellow-winged Bat Lavia frons Ndutu, Tanzania 25 Jul 2016
Australian Bats Kakadu, Australia Jun 1992
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REPTILES and AMPHIBIANS:
Crocodylia
American AligatorAlligator mississippiensis Lake Tohopekaliga, Florida 27 Feb 2011
Nile CrocodileCrocodylus niloticus Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Saltwater CrocodileCrocodylus porosus Kakadu, Australia Jun 1992
Squamata
Marine IguanaAmblyrhynchus cristatus Galapagos 11 Jun 2019
Land IguanaConolophus subcristatus Galapagos 15 Jun 2019
Lava LizardMicrolophus albemarlensis Galapagos 21 Jun 2019
Green AnacondaEunectes murinus Amazon, Ecuador 27 Jun 2019
Common collared lizardCrotaphytus collaris Petrified Forest 18 Sep 2009
Red-headed Rock Agama Agama agama Serengeti, Tanzania 27 Jul 2016
Mwanza Agama Agama mwanzae Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Striped Skink Mabuya striata Serengeti, Tanzania 26 Jul 2016
Nile Monitor Varanus niloticus Serengeti, Tanzania 31 Jul 2016
Gould's lizardVaranus gouldii Kakadu, Australia Jun 1992
Collared lizard Crotaphytus collaris Moab, UT 23 Sep 2009
Testudines
Galapagos TortoiseChelonoidis nigra Galapagos 18 Jun 2019
Painted TurtleChrysemys picta Alberta, Canada May 2013
Snapping TurtleChelydra serpentina Cliffdale Farm, NY 5 Jun 2021
Box TurtleTerrapene carolina Cliffdale Farm, NY 5 Jun 2021
Green Sea TurtleChelonia mydas Galapagos 14 Jun 2019
African Helmeted Turtle Pelomedusa subrufa Serengeti, Tanzania 29 Jul 2016
Anura
American BullfrogLithobates catesbeianus Rockefeller SP, NY 02 May 2021
Green FrogLithobates clamitans Marshlands Conservancy, NY 27 May 2021
Spring PeeperPseudacris crucifer Westchester, NY 12 Apr 2005
American ToadAnaxyrus americanus Teatown Lake Reservation 10 Jun 2020
Guttaral Toad Bufo guttoralis Lake Manyara, Tanzania 24 Jul 2016


The 19* orders of Mammals: (see link)


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