Endemic Animals of Arizona








Merriam's elk
Merriam's elk
The Merriam's elk is an extinct subspecies of elk once found in the arid lands of the southwestern United States, predominantly Arizona. Uncontrolled hunting and cattle grazing since the arrival of Europeans had driven the subspecies into extinction around the beginning of the 20th century, with the exact presumed date being 1906.
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Merriam's elk
Kaibab squirrel
Kaibab squirrel
The Kaibab squirrel is a tassel-eared squirrel that lives in the Kaibab Plateau in the Southwest United States, in an area of 20 by 40 miles . The squirrel's habitat is confined entirely to the ponderosa pine forests of the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park and the northern section of Kaibab National Forest around the town of Jacob Lake, Arizona. This squirrel is not found anywhere else in the world. In 1965, 200,000 acres of Kaibab ...
squirrel habitat within Grand Canyon National Park and Kaibab National Forest were declared the Kaibab Squirrel National Natural Landmark.
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Kaibab squirrel
Mesquite mouse
Mesquite mouse
The mesquite mouse is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae found in Mexico and in Arizona in the United States.
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Mesquite mouse