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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)
Bobcat. Jones Park stock photo