BIO 109 QUIZ OF TUCSON MAMMALS
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Here's where you get to assess your current knowledge level and monitor your progress. Repeat the quiz (identification takes lots of practice), watching your score increase, until you are happy with your knowledge level. Practice with real plants and animals whenever possible. Students in BIO 109 can jump back to their species list here.

Give yourself 1 point for correct ID and spelling.
Give yourself 1/2 point for correct ID but incorrect spelling.

Note: click on #s below to see quiz picture; click on name to see spotlight
A = 21 points. Excellent!
B = 18.5 points. Good Job!
C = 16.5 points. Okay.
K < 16.5 points. Keep Practicing.

1. White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
2. Mountain Lion (Felis concolor)
3. Coati (Nasua narica)
4. Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
5. White-Throated Woodrat (Packrat) (Neotoma albigula)
6. Round-Tailed Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus tereticaudus)
7. Canyon Bat or Western Pipistrelle (Parastrellus hesperus)
8. Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana)
9. Javelina (Collared Peccary) (Dicotyles tajacu)
10. Ringtail (Bassariscus astutus)
11. Coyote (Canis latrans)
12. Kangaroo Rats (Dipodomys spp)
13. Harris' Antelope Squirrel (Ammospermophilus harrisii)
14. Desert Cottontail (Sylvilagus audubonii)
15. Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
16. Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
17. Bobcat (Felis rufus)
18. Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
19. Kit Fox (Vulpes macrotis)
20. Grasshopper Mice (Onychomys spp)
21. Rock Squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus)
22. Black-Tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus californicus)
23. Lesser Long-nosed Bat (Leptonycteris curasoae)
24. Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis
)

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