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There are several ways to search for the mammal you are interested in. Select one of the options below or from the menu at the left.
Map Search
Click on a map of North America to find mammals native to a specific location
Search by Species Name
Search for a specific mammal by common or scientific name, or select an order, family, or genus
Search the Family Tree
An interactive application lets you navigate through the mammalian family tree
Search by Conservation Status
Find mammals that are extinct in the wild or endangered in their natural habitat.
Search the Special Collections
Search for animals with skull or bone and teeth images.