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Mammals

Jones Park is home to a wide variety of wildlife. As you visit the park, there is a good chance you might encounter some very interesting creatures. Wildlife is meant to be just that, "wild." Please be cautious and respectful of their home.

If you come across an orphaned or injured wildlife, please refer to these guidelines: Wildlife Rescue Information. If you still have questions, before you help them, please contact Jones Park, or one of the appropriate wildlife rescue organizations.

Mammals

Common mammals found at Jones Park.

Virginia Opossum by Texas Parks & Wildlife

Nine-banded Armadillos by Paul Roling

Swamp Rabbit by Paul Roling

White-tailed Deer by Texas Parks & Wildlife

Feral Pigs by Oklahoma Sportsmen's Coalition

Striped Skunk by Texas Parks & Wildlife

Eastern Gray Squirrel by Paul Roling

American beaver by the Smithsonian Institution

Nutria by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Bobcat by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Coyote by Michael H. Frances

Red Fox by Patrick Lance, Western North Carolina Nature Center and John D. Ingram

Raccoon by Paul Roling

River otter by Patrick Lance, Western North Carolina Nature Center

Eastern pipistrelle by Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation Int'l, Inc.

Southeastern myotis by Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation Int'l, Inc.

Evening bat by Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation Int'l, Inc.

Big brown bat by Merlin D. Tuttle, Bat Conservation Int'l, Inc.

Checklist: Mammals of Jones Park (PDF)

Sightings at Jones:

Bobcat (PDF)