13264 thumb Wildlife of El Paso County and Pikes Peak, Colorado

This guide contains wildlife that can be found in El Paso County and the Pikes Peak Area of Colorado.

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Great Plains Toad 1
Anaxyrus cognatus
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Red-spotted Toad 2
Anaxyrus punctatus
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Woodhouse's Toad 3
Anaxyrus woodhousii
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Boreal Chorus Frog 4
Pseudacris maculata
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Plains Leopard Frog 5
Lithobates blairi
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American Bullfrog 6
Lithobates catesbeianus
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Northern Leopard Frog 7
Lithobates pipiens
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Plains Spadefoot 8
Spea bombifrons
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Mexican Spadefoot 9
Spea multiplicata
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Western Tiger Salamander 1
Ambystoma mavortium
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Prairie Lizard 10
Sceloporus consobrinus
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Eastern Fence Lizard 11
Sceloporus undulatus
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Greater Short-horned Lizard 12
Phrynosoma hernandesi
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Western Earless Lizard 13
Holbrookia maculata
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Many-lined Skink 14
Plestiodon multivirgatus
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Triploid Checkered Whiptail 15
Aspidoscelis neotesselatus
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Six-lined Racerunner 16
Aspidoscelis sexlineatus
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Plains Garter Snake 17
Thamnophis radix
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Plains Hognose Snake 18
Heterodon nasicus
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Coachwhip 14
Masticophis flagellum
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North American Racer 19
Coluber constrictor
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Glossy Snake 20
Arizona elegans
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Gopher Snake 21
Pituophis catenifer
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Bullsnake 22
Pituophis catenifer sayi
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Smooth Greensnake 23
Opheodrys vernalis
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Western Milksnake 8
Lampropeltis gentilis
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Prairie Rattlesnake 24
Crotalus viridis
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Western Massasauga 25
Sistrurus tergeminus
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Spiny Softshell Turtle 26
Apalone spinifera
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Snapping Turtle 27
Chelydra serpentina
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Ornate Box Turtle 28
Terrapene ornata
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Painted Turtle 9
Chrysemys picta
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Common Slider 29
Trachemys scripta
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False Map Turtle 30
Graptemys pseudogeographica
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Virginia Opossum 31
Didelphis virginiana
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Desert Cottontail 32
Sylvilagus audubonii
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Eastern Cottontail 33
Sylvilagus floridanus
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Mountain Cottontail 34
Sylvilagus nuttallii
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Black-tailed Jackrabbit 35
Lepus californicus
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American Pika 36
Ochotona princeps
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Abert's Squirrel 37
Sciurus aberti
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Fox Squirrel 38
Sciurus niger
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American Red Squirrel 39
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
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Rock Squirrel 40
Otospermophilus variegatus
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Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel 41
Callospermophilus lateralis
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Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel 42
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus
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Spotted Ground Squirrel 43
Xerospermophilus spilosoma
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Wyoming Ground Squirrel 34
Urocitellus elegans
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Least Chipmunk 44
Neotamias minimus
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Colorado Chipmunk 9
Neotamias quadrivittatus
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Uinta Chipmunk 45
Neotamias umbrinus
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Yellow-bellied Marmot 46
Marmota flaviventris
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Black-tailed Prairie Dog 47
Cynomys ludovicianus
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American Beaver 48
Castor canadensis
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Plains Pocket Gopher 30
Geomys bursarius
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Hispid Pocket Mouse 3
Chaetodipus hispidus
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Plains Pocket Mouse 49
Perognathus flavescens
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Silky Pocket Mouse 50
Perognathus flavus
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Ord's Kangaroo Rat 51
Dipodomys ordii
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North American Porcupine 52
Erethizon dorsatum
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House Mouse 53
Mus musculus
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Meadow Vole 54
Microtus pennsylvanicus
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Muskrat 55
Ondatra zibethicus
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White-footed Mouse 56
Peromyscus leucopus
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Deer Mouse 57
Peromyscus maniculatus
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Western Harvest Mouse 58
Reithrodontomys megalotis
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Plains Harvest Mouse 59
Reithrodontomys montanus
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Northern Grasshopper Mouse 60
Onychomys leucogaster
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Mexican Woodrat 61
Neotoma mexicana
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Moose 38
Alces alces
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Mule Deer 62
Odocoileus hemionus
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White-tailed Deer 63
Odocoileus virginianus
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Elk 64
Cervus canadensis
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American Bison 65
Bison bison
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Bighorn Sheep 66
Ovis canadensis
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Mountain Goat 67
Oreamnos americanus
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Pronghorn 68
Antilocapra americana
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Eastern Red Bat 69
Lasiurus borealis
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Hoary Bat 24
Lasiurus cinereus
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Big Brown Bat 61
Eptesicus fuscus
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Silver-haired Bat 70
Lasionycteris noctivagans
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Townsend's Big-eared Bat 71
Corynorhinus townsendii
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Fringed Myotis 72
Myotis thysanodes
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Mexican Free-tailed Bat 73
Tadarida brasiliensis
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American Black Bear 74
Ursus americanus
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Common Raccoon 75
Procyon lotor
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Ringtail 76
Bassariscus astutus
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Long-tailed Weasel 77
Mustela frenata
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American Badger 42
Taxidea taxus
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Striped Skunk 78
Mephitis mephitis
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Western Spotted Skunk 79
Spilogale gracilis
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Bobcat 80
Lynx rufus
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Mountain Lion 81
Puma concolor
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Coyote 82
Canis latrans
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Swift Fox 83
Vulpes velox
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Red Fox 84
Vulpes vulpes
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Gray Fox 85
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
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Northern Short-tailed Shrew 87
Blarina brevicauda

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