Animals living in the Artificial/Terrestrial habitat

Before the Earth was manipulated by the hand of man. The native species of the region developed and diversified along typical avenues over time. When man gained the ability to efficiently affect his environment things began to change.

Manipulation of large sections of native habitat for agricultural use and other purposes forced fauna into retreat. Some were unable to adapt and remain successful with their inherent traits, others did adapt to live alongside ongoing developments. All areas have been effected to some degree even if only subtly.There are several reports of these adaptation on record. One of these reports is in reference to the common White Tail Deer. There is a herd of all albino deer that roam in the area of Seneca Falls, NY.

Albino animals are easily spotted in their surrounding habitat and are usually dispatched by a predator of some kind before the genetic markers they carry can be passed on to future generations. This corrects the default that would make it hard to hide in a natural environment from affecting the herd.

This particular herd was trapped within the confines of a fenced off military base where the soldiers were permitted to hunt. There evolved a kind of agreement among these hunters to not shoot the albino deer they could spot easily and therefor be at a disadvantage. Only the natural deer were harvested and the remainder are all albino.


Even-toed ungulates

Grant's gazelle
Jentink's duiker
Greater kudu
Gacela de przewalski
Cape grysbok
Bates' pygmy antelope
Blackbuck

Carnivores

Andean fox
Speckle-throated otter
Brown palm civet
Asiatic jackal
American jackal
Arctic wolf
Red wolf
Side-striped jackal
Black-backed jackal
Common fox
Gray fox
Swift fox
Cape fox
Cross fox
Maned wolf
Leopard cat
Rusty-spotted cat
Palawan stink badger
Bush dog
Peruvian desert fox
Racoon dog
Hoary fox
Argentine gray fox
Azara's fox

Bats

Kuhl's pipistrelle
Little free-tailed bat
Common pipistrelle
Canary big-eared bat
Natal free-tailed bat
Schneider's leaf-nosed bat
Lesser dog-faced fruit bat
Comoro rousette
Salim ali's fruit bat
Pallid large-footed myotis
Desert yellow bat
Southern long-nosed bat
Large-eared free-tailed bat

Dasyuroid marsupials and marsupial carnivores

Eastern quoll

Flying lemurs

Flying lemur

Hares, pikas, and rabbits

Mexican cottontail

Bandicoots and bilbies

Eastern barred bandicoot

Primates

Rhesus macaque

Elephants

African elephant

Rodents

Demon mole rat
Long-tailed field mouse
Vlei rat
Jungle palm squirrel
Naivasha mole rat
Abyssinian grass rat
Tropical vlei rat
Fire-footed rope squirrel
King mole rat
African grass rat
Alcorn's pocket gopher
Ruanda mole rat
African brush-tailed porcupine
Striped bush squirrel
Rudd's mole rat
Green bush squirrel
Cape mole rat
Embi mole rat
Brants's whistling rat
Hairy-footed gerbil
Boehm's gerbil
Spring hare
Barfur gerbil
Guinea gerbil
Issel's groove-toothed swamp rat
Sudan gerbil
Kemp's gerbil
Bell groove-toothed swamp rat
Pleasant gerbil
Black-tailed gerbil
Creek groove-toothed swamp rat
Pygmy gerbil
Fring-tailed gerbil
Baluchistan gerbil
Savanna gerbil
Nigerian gerbil
Emin's gerbil
Southern multimammate mouse
Lesser short-tailed gerbil
Gracile tateril
Guinea multimammate mouse
Woodland thicket rat
Lake chad gerbil
Bristle-spined rat
Natal multimammate mouse
Macmillan's thicket rat
Petter's gerbil
Jackson's praomys
Libyan jird
Striped ground squirrel
Lorrain dormouse
Senegal gerbil
Misonne's praomys
Kondana soft-furred rat
Hildegarde's broad-headed mouse
Silvery mole rat
Greater cane rat
Ruwenzori sun squirrel
Gambian rat
Ethiopian striped mouse
Naked mole rat
Ghana mole rat
Toad mouse
African mole rat
Forest giant squirrel
Hausa mouse
Franklin's ground squirrel
Crested porcupine
Ochre mole rat
Pygmy mouse
Shaw's jird
Cape porcupine
Four-striped grass mouse
Free state pygmy mouse
Greater egyptian jerboa
Algerian mouse
Gray-bellied pygmy mouse
Fox's shaggy rat
Pouched mouse
Barbary lemniscomys
Mearns's pouched mouse
Single-striped grass mouse
Typical lemniscomys
Kivu climbing mouse
Jackson's fat mouse
Red rock rat
Yellow-bellied brush-furred rat
Ankole mole rat
Namaqua rock rat
Rusty-bellied brush-furred rat
Mianzini mole rat
Angoni vlei rat

Edentates

Screaming hairy armadillo
Large hairy armadillo
Common long-nosed armadillo

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