List of U.S. state mammals

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A state mammal is the official or representative mammal of a U.S. state. States also have separate state birds, and sometimes state fish or state butterflies or state reptiles. States similarly have state flowers, state trees and state songs.

State mammals

Key: Years in parentheses denote the year of adoption by the state's legislature.

List of U.S. state mammals
State Land mammal Marine mammal Wildlife mammal/animal Domestic mammal
Alabama Racking horse (state horse) (1975)2
Alaska
Moose (1998)3
Alaskan Malamute (state dog) (2010)4
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Gray whale (1975)7
Colorado
Connecticut
Sperm whale (state animal) (1975)9
Delaware
Grey fox (2010)10
Florida
Manatee (marine mammal) (1975)12
Florida Cracker Horse (state horse) (2008)13
"Porpoise or dolphin" (salt water mammal) (1975)14
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
White-tailed deer (state animal) (1982)18
Kansas
American bison (state animal) (1955)19
Kentucky
Gray squirrel (state wild animal game species) (1968)20
Thoroughbred (state horse) (1996)20
Louisiana
Black bear (1992)21
Catahoula Leopard Dog (state dog) (1979)22
Maine
Moose23 (1979)24
Maine Coon cat (state cat)23 (1985)25
Maryland
Thoroughbred (state horse) (2003)26
Chesapeake Bay Retriever (state dog) (1964)27
Calico cat (state cat) (2001) 28
Massachusetts
Morgan horse (state horse) (1970)29
Tabby cat (state cat) (1988)29
Boston Terrier (state dog) (1979)29
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
Missouri Fox Trotting horse (state horse) (2002)33
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
Chinook (state dog) (2009)36
New Jersey
Horse (1977)37
New Mexico
New York
Beaver (1975)39
North Carolina
Plott Hound (state dog) (1989)40
North Dakota
Nokota horse (honorary state equine)41 (1993)42
Ohio
Oklahoma
Bison (1972)43
White-tailed deer (game animal)44 (1990)45
Raccoon (furbearer) (1989)44
Oregon
American Beaver (state animal)(1969)43
Pennsylvania
Great Dane (state dog)(1965)46
South Carolina
Boykin Spaniel (state dog) (1985)47
Marsh Tacky (heritage horse) (2010)47
Right whale (migratory marine mammal) (2009)47
Mule (heritage work animal) (2010)47
South Dakota
Coyote (1949)48
Tennessee
Raccoon (state wild animal)(1972)49
Tennessee Walking Horse (state horse) (2000)50
Texas
Nine-banded Armadillo (small mammal) (1995)49
Blue Lacy (state dog) (2005)51
Texas Longhorn (large mammal) (1995)49
Mexican Free-tailed Bat (flying) (1995)49
American Quarter Horse (state horse) (2009)51
Utah
Vermont
Morgan horse (state animal)53 (1961)54
Virginia Virginia Big-Eared Bat (state bat)55 (2005)56
American Foxhound (state dog)55 (1966)57
Washington
Olympic marmot (endemic mammal) (2009)58
Orca (2005)58
West Virginia
Black bear (state animal) (1973)59
Wisconsin
Badger (1957)60
Dairy cow (1971)61
American Water Spaniel (state dog) (1985)61
Wyoming
Bison (1985)62


See also

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