Pacific Marten

Common Name 
Pacific Marten
Order
Carnivora
Family
Mustelidae
Species Name 
Martes caurina
Status 
Least Concern
States 
Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
Specimen from USA, FL.  LACM 52375

Trichechus manatus - #3816

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West Indian Manatee

Specimen from USA, FL. LACM 52375, 5 December 2013. DG Huckaby

Distribution: Caribbean coastal areas and river systems from Virginia, USA to Espírito Santo, Brazil.
Family: Trichechidae (manatees)

Merriam's Chipmunk

Common Name 
Merriam's Chipmunk
Order
Rodentia
Family
Sciuridae
Species Name 
Tamias merriami
Status 
Least concern
States 
California
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Merriam's Chipmunk Distribution

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Division of Science & Environmental Policy at California State University, Monterey Bay

The Division of Science & Environmental Policy (SEP) at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level to begin in fall 2015. We seek applicants with a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research, interdisciplinary research on wildlife interactions across wild, urban, and agricultural interfaces, and a record of successful research grant proposal writing.

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Frontal view of face.  Also as Felis manul.  On cover of Journal of Mammalogy 93(5)

Otocolobus manul - #2050

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Pallas's Cat

Frontal view of face. Also as Felis manul. On cover of Journal of Mammalogy 93(5), 11 May 2007. S Ross

Distribution: Afghanistan, Armenia, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
Family: Felidae (cats)

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Side view of head. Image in Mammalian Species 892.

Myotis simus - #1938

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Velvety Myotis

Side view of head. Image in Mammalian Species 892., August 2000. M Tschapka

Distribution: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, N Brazil, Bolivia, NE Argentina, and Paraguay
Family: Vespertilionidae (vesper bats)

Close-up of side of head.  Formerly Tamias amoenus.

Neotamias amoenus - #1914

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Yellow-pine Chipmunk

Close-up of side of head. Formerly Tamias amoenus., May 29, 2012. JM Harding

Distribution: C British Columbia (Canada) south to C California east to C Montana and W Wyoming (USA).
Family: Sciuridae (squirrels)