Bats

    About 14 species in Missouri
    Image of a gray squirrel

    Eastern Gray Squirrel and Eastern Fox Squirrel

    Sciurus carolinensis and Sciurus niger
    Photo of least weasel

    Least Weasel

    Mustela nivalis
    Short-tailed shrew pointing its head upward

    Shrews

    Sorex, Blarina, and Cryptotis spp.
    Image of southern flying squirrel

    Southern Flying Squirrel

    Glaucomys volans
    photo of a thirteen-lined ground squirrel

    Thirteen-Lined Ground Squirrel

    Ictidomys tridecemlineatus
    Opossum in snow

    Virginia Opossum

    Didelphis virginiana
    Photo of two prairie voles in a nest made of dried grasses

    Voles (Meadow Mice)

    Microtus ochrogaster, M. pinetorum, and M. pennsylvanicus