10 Animals Found In Kentucky

Himanshi singh       Nov 10, 2022

#White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus Virginianus)

        The white-tailed deer, also known as the Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer found in Kentucky and other parts of North America, Central America, and parts of South America, such as Bolivia and Peru.  

#Red Fox (Vulpes Vulpes)

        The red fox is common throughout the Northern Hemisphere, including Kentucky. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists the species as one of "Least concern (LC)" because its population is stable.  

#Red Fox (Vulpes Vulpes)

The Virginia opossum, also referred to as the North American opossum, is one of the many animals found in Kentucky. It is size of a domestic cat and is typically a nocturnal and solitary animal. 

#Woodchuck (Marmota Monax)

The woodchuck, also known as a groundhog, is a rodent belonging to the group of giant ground squirrels commonly referred to as marmots. The species was first described in 1758 by Carl Linnaeus.  

#Gray Fox (Urocyon Cinereoargenteus)

The gray fox is a canid found throughout North and Central America. Historically, it was the most common type of fox in the eastern part the United States, although its population within the region has since become sparse. 

#Muskrat (Ondatra Zibethicus)

The muskrat is a semi-aquatic rodent found in the state of Kentucky, as well as other parts of North America. The species has also been introduced in South America, Asia, and parts of Europe.  

#Eastern Raccoon (Procyon Lotor Lotor)

The Eastern raccoon is a medium-sized mammal found in western Kentucky, southern Illinois, parts of eastern Tennessee, Indiana, southern parts of Ontario, southern Quebec, southern New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia. .  

#Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis Cardinalis)

The northern cardinal is a bird that is also referred to as the redbird. Native to Kentucky, the northern cardinal was named the state bird in 1926.   

#Blue Jay (Cyanocitta Cristata)

The blue jay is a passerine bird found in Kentucky and other parts of North America. The species breeds in coniferous and deciduous forests, as well as residential areas. It has a distinctive U-shaped collar on its neck,   

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