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Mammals: Pronunciation Guide for Scientific Names

Abrocoma cinerea AB-ruh-KOH-muh sin-EAR-ee-uh

Abrocomidae ab-ruh-KOH-muh-dee

Acomys cahirinus ak-OH-meez kay-hih-RYE-nuhs

Acrobates pygmaeus ak-CROW-bah-teez pig-MEE-uhs

Acrobatidae ak-crow-BAH-tuh-dee

Agouti paca ah-GOO-tee PAY-cuh

Agoutidae ah-GOO-tuh-dee

Ailuropoda melanoleuca AYE-lur-uh-POD-uh MEL-uh-noh-LYOO-kuh

Ailurus fulgens AYE-lur-uhs FULL-jens

Alces alces AL-ceez AL-ceez

Alouatta seniculus ah-loo-AH-tuh se-NIH-kul-uhs

Anomaluridae ah-nuh-mah-LOOR-uh-dee

Anomalurus derbianus ah-nuh-MAH-loor-uhs der-BEE-an-uhs

Antilocapra americana AN-til-uh-KAP-ruh uh-mer-uh-KAN-uh

Antilocapridae an-til-uh-KAP-ruh-dee

Antrozous pallidus an-tro-ZOH-uhs PAL-uh-duhs

Aotidae ay-OH-tuh-dee

Aotus trivirgatus ay-OH-tuhs try-VER-gah-tuhs

Aplodontia rufa ap-loh-DON-shuh ROO-fah

Aplodontidae ap-loh-DON-tuh-dee

Arctocephalus gazella ARK-tuh-SEFF-uh-luhs guh-ZELL-uh

Artiodactyla AR-tee-uh-DAK-til-uh

Asellia tridens ah-SELL-ee-uh TRY-denz

Ateles geoffroyi ah-TELL-eez JEFF-roy-eye

Atelidae ah-TELL-uh-dee

Babyrousa babyrussa bah-bee-ROO-suh bah-bee-ROO-suh

Balaena mysticetus bah-LEE-nuh mis-tuh-SEE-tuhs

Balaenidae bah-LEE-nuh-dee

Balaenoptera acutorostrata bah-lee-NOP-teh-ruh uh-KYOOT-uh-ROS-trah-tuh

Balaenoptera musculus bah-lee-NOP-teh-ruh muhs-KU-luhs

Balaenopteridae bah-lee-nop-TEH-ruh-dee

Barbastella barbastellus bar-buh-STELL-uh bar-buh-STELL-uhs

Bathyergidae bath-ih-ER-juh-dee

Bettongia tropica bee-ton-JEE-uh TROP-ik-uh

Bison bison BI-sun BI-sun

Bovidae BOH-vuh-dee

Bradypodidae brad-ih-POD-uh-dee

Bradypus variegatus BRAD-ih-puhs vair-ee-uh-GAH-tuhs

Bubalus bubalis BYOO-bal-uhs BYOO-bal-is

Burramyidae bur-ruh-MY-uh-dee

Cacajao calvus KA-ka-jah-oh KAL-vuhs

Caenolestes fuliginosus kee-NOH-less-teez fyoo-li-JEH-noh-suhs

Caenolestidae kee-noh-LESS-tuh-dee

Callicebus personatus kal-luh-SEE-buhs per-SON-ah-tuhs

Callimico goeldii kal-luh-MEE-koh geel-DEE-eye

Callitrichidae kal-luh-TRIK-uh-dee

Camelidae kam-EL-uh-dee

Camelus dromedarius KAM-el-uhs drom-uh-DARE-ee-uhs

Canidae KAN-uh-dee

Canis lupus KAN-is LYOO-puhs

Caperea marginata kay-per-EE-uh mar-JIN-ah-tuh

Capricornis sumatraensis kap-rih-KOR-nis soo-mah-TREN-sis

Capromyidae kap-roh-MY-uh-dee

Capromys pilorides KAP-roh-meez pi-LOH-ruh-deez

Carnivora kar-NIH-voh-ruh

Castor canadensis KAS-tor kan-uh-DEN-sis

Castoridae kas-TOR-uh-dee

Caviidae kave-EYE-uh-dee

Cebidae SEE-buh-dee

Cebuella pygmaea see-boo-ELL-uh pig-MEE-uh

Cebus capucinus SEE-buhs kap-oo-CHIN-uhs

Cebus olivaceus SEE-buhs ah-luh-VAY-see-uhs

Ceratotherium simum suh-rah-tuh-THER-ee-um SIM-um

Cercartetus nanus ser-kar-TEE-tuhs NAN-uhs

Cercopithecidae ser-koh-pith-EEK-uh-dee

Cervidae SER-vuh-dee

Cervus elaphus SER-vuhs EL-laff-uhs

Cetacea sih-TAY-she-uh

Cheirogaleidae KY-roh-GAL-uh-dee

Cheiromeles torquatus ky-ROH-mel-eez TOR-kwah-tuhs

Chinchilla lanigera chin-CHILL-uh la-NIJ-er-uh

Chinchillidae chin-CHILL-uh-dee

Chironectes minimus ky-roh-NECK-teez MIN-ih-muhs

Chiroptera ky-ROP-ter-uh

Chlamyphorus truncatus klam-EE-for-uhs TRUN-kah-tuhs

Choloepus hoffmanni koh-LEE-puhs HOFF-man-eye

Chrysochloridae krih-soh-KLOR-uh-dee

Chrysocyon brachyurus krih-SOH-sigh-on bra-kee-YOOR-uhs

Civettictis civetta sih-VET-tick-tis SIH-vet-uh

Coendou prehensilis SEEN-doo prih-HEN-sil-is

Condylura cristata KON-dih-LUR-uh KRIS-tah-tuh

Connochaetes gnou koh-nuh-KEE-teez NEW

Craseonycteridae kras-ee-oh-nick-TER-uh-dee

Craseonycteris thonglongyai kras-ee-oh-NICK-ter-is thong-LONG-ee-aye

Cricetomys gambianus kry-see-TOH-meez GAM-bee-an-uhs

Cricetus cricetus kry-SEE-tuhs kry-SEE-tuhs

Crocuta crocuta kroh-CUE-tuh kroh-CUE-tuh

Cryptomys damarensis krip-TOH-meez DAM-are-en-sis

Cryptoprocta ferox krip-TOH-prok-tuh FAIR-oks

Cryptotis parva krip-TOH-tis PAR-vuh

Ctenodactylidae ten-oh-dak-TIL-uh-dee

Ctenomyidae ten-oh-MY-uh-dee

Ctenomys pearsoni TEN-oh-meez PEAR-son-eye

Cyclopes didactylus SIGH-kluh-peez die-DAK-til-uhs

Cynocephalidae sigh-nuh-seff-UH-luh-dee

Cynocephalus variegatus sigh-nuh-SEFF-uh-luhs VAIR-ee-uh-GAH-tus

Cynomys ludovicianus SIGH-no-mees LOO-doh-vih-SHE-an-uhs

Dasypodidae das-ih-POD-uh-dee

Dasyprocta punctata das-IH-prok-tuh PUNK-tah-tuh

Dasyproctidae das-ih-PROK-tuh-dee

Dasypus novemcinctus DAS-ih-puhs noh-VEM-sink-tuhs

Dasyuridae das-ih-YOOR-uh-dee

Dasyuromorphia das-ih-yoor-oh-MOR-fee-uh

Daubentoniidae daw-ben-tone-EYE-uh-dee

Daubentonia madagascariensis daw-ben-TONE-ee-uh mad-uh-GAS-kar-EE-en-sis

Delphinapterus leucas del-fin-AP-ter-uhs LYOO-kuhs

Delphinidae del-FIN-uh-dee

Dendrohyrax arboreus den-droh-HI-raks are-BOHR-ee-uhs

Dendrolagus bennettianus den-droh-LAG-uhs BEN-net-EE-an-uhs

Dermoptera der-MOP-ter-uh

Desmodus rotundus dez-MOH-duhs ROH-tun-duhs

Dicerorhinus sumatrensis die-ser-uh-RHY-nuhs soo-mah-TREN-sis

Didelphidae die-DELF-uh-dee

Didelphimorphia die-delf-uh-MOR-fee-uh

Didelphis virginiana DIE-delf-is ver-JIN-ee-an-uh

Dinomyidae die-noh-MY-uh-dee

Dinomys branickii DIE-noh-meez BRAN-ick-ee-eye

Dipodidae dih-POD-uh-dee

Dipodomys ingens dih-puh-DOH-meez IN-jenz

Diprotodontia dih-pro-toh-DON-she-uh

Dipus sagitta DIH-puhs SAJ-it-tuh

Dolichotis patagonum doll-ih-KOH-tis pat-uh-GOH-num

Dromiciops gliroides droh-MISS-ee-ops gli-ROY-deez

Dugong dugon DOO-gong DOO-gon Dugongidae doo-GONG-uh-dee

Echimyidae ek-ih-MY-uh-dee

Echinosorex gymnura EH-ky-noh-SORE-eks JIM-nyoor-uh

Echymipera rufescens ek-ee-MIH-per-uh ROO-fehs-sens

Ectophylla alba ek-toh-FILE-luh AHL-buh

Elephantidae el-uh-FAN-tuh-dee

Elephas maximus EL-uh-fuhs MAX-im-uhs

Emballonuridae em-bal-lun-YOOR-uh-dee

Equidae EK-wuh-dee

Equus caballus przewalskii EK-wuhs CAB-uh-luhs prez-VAL-skee-eye

Equus grevyi EK-wuhs GREH-vee-eye

Equus kiang EK-wuhs KY-an

Eremitalpa granti er-uh-MIT-ahl-puh GRAN-tie

Erethizon dorsatum er-uh-THY-zun DOR-sah-tum

Erethizontidae er-uh-thy-ZUN-tuh-dee

Erinaceidae er-ih-nay-SIGH-dee

Erinaceus europaeus er-ih-NAY-shuhs yoor-uh-PEE-uhs

Eschrichtiidae ess-rick-TIE-uh-dee

Eschrichtius robustus ess-RICK-shuhs roh-BUHS-tuhs

Eubalaena glacialis yoo-bah-LEE-nuh glay-SHE-al-is

Felidae FEE-luh-dee

Furipteridae fur-ip-TER-uh-dee Galagidae gal-AG-uh-dee

Galago senegalensis GAL-ag-oh sen-ih-GAHL-en-sis

Galidia elegans ga-LID-ee-uh EL-uh-ganz

Gazella thomsonii guh-ZELL-uh TOM-son-ee-eye

Genetta genetta JIN-eh-tuh JIN-eh-tuh

Geomyidae gee-oh-MY-uh-dee

Giraffa camelopardalis JIH-raf-uh KAM-el-uh-PAR-dal-is

Giraffidae jih-RAF-uh-dee

Glaucomys volans glo-KOH-meez VOH-lans

Glossophaga soricina glos-SUH-fag-uh sore-ih-SEE-nuh

Gorilla gorilla guh-RILL-uh guh-RILL-uh

Hemicentetes semispinosus hemi-sen-TEE-teez semi-PINE-oh-suhs

Herpestidae her-PES-tuh-dee

Heterocephalus glaber HEH-tuh-roh-SEFF-uh-luhs GLAH-ber

Heteromyidae HEH-tuh-roh-MY-uh-dee

Hexaprotodon liberiensis hek-suh-PRO-tuh-don lye-BEER-ee-en-sis

Hippopotamidae HIP-poh-pot-UH-muh-dee

Hippopotamus amphibius HIP-poh-POT-uh-muhs am-FIB-ee-uhs

Hipposideridae HIP-poh-si-DER-uh-dee

Hominidae hom-IN-uh-dee

Homo sapiens HOH-moh SAY-pee-enz

Hyaenidae hi-EE-nuh-dee

Hydrochaeridae hi-droh-KEE-ruh-dee

Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris hi-droh-KEE-ris hi-droh-KEE-ris

Hydrodamalis gigas hi-droh-DAM-uhl-is JEE-guhs

Hylobates lar hi-loh-BAY-teez lahr

Hylobates pileatus hi-loh-BAY-teez pie-LEE-ah-tuhs

Hylobatidae hi-loh-BAY-tuh-dee

Hylochoerus meinertzhageni hi-loh-KEE-ruhs MINE-ertz-hah-gen-eye

Hyperoodon ampullatus hi-per-OH-uh-don am-PUH-lah-tuhs

Hypsiprymnodontidae HIP-see-PRIM-nuh-DON-shuh-dee

Hypsiprymnodon moschatus hip-see-PRIM-nuh-don MOS-kah-tuhs

Hyracoidea HI-rah-koy-DEE-uh

Hystricidae hiss-TRIK-uh-dee

Hystrix africaeaustralis HISS-triks AF-rik-ee-au-STRA-lis

Hystrix indica HISS-triks IN-dik-uh

Indri indri IN-dri IN-dri

Indriidae in-DRY-uh-dee

Inia geoffrensis in-EE-uh JEFF-ren-sis

Iniidae in-EYE-uh-dee

Insectivora IN-sek-TIV-uh-ruh

Kerodon rupestris KER-uh-don ROO-pes-tris

Kogia breviceps koh-JEE-uh BREV-ih-seps

Lagomorpha LAG-uh-MOR-fuh

Lagothrix lugens LAG-uh-thriks LU-jens

Lama glama LAH-muh GLAH-muh

Lama pacos LAH-muh PAY-kuhs

Lemmus lemmus LEM-muhs LEM-muhs

Lemur catta LEE-mer KAT-tuh

Lemur coronatus LEE-mer KOR-roh-nah-tuhs

Lemuridae lee-MYOOR-uh-dee

Lepilemur leucopus lep-uh-LEE-mer LYOO-koh-puhs

Lepilemur ruficaudatus lep-uh-LEE-mer ROO-fee-KAW-dah-tuhs

Lepilemuridae LEP-uh-lee-MOOR-uh-dee

Leporidae lep-OR-uh-dee

Lepus americanus LEP-uhs uh-mer-uh-KAN-uhs

Lepus timidus LEP-uhs TIM-id-uhs

Lipotes vexillifer lip-OH-teez veks-ILL-uh-fer

Lipotidae lip-OH-tuh-dee

Lorisidae lor-IS-uh-dee

Loxodonta africana LOK-suh-DON-tuh AF-rih-kan-uh

Loxodonta cyclotis LOK-suh-DON-tuh SIGH-klo-tis

Lutra lutra LOO-truh LOO-truh

Lynx rufus LINKS ROO-fuhs

Macaca mulatta muh-KAY-kuh MYOO-lah-tuh

Macroderma gigas ma-CROW-der-muh JEE-guhs

Macropodidae ma-crow-POD-uh-dee

Macropus giganteus ma-CROW-puhs jy-GAN-tee-uhs

Macropus rufus ma-CROW-puhs ROO-fuhs

Macroscelidea MA-crow-sel-uh-DEE-uh

Macroscelididae MA-crow-sel-UH-duh-dee

Macrotis lagotis ma-CROW-tis la-GO-tis

Macrotus californicus ma-CROW-tuhs kal-uh-FORN-uh-kuhs

Madoqua kirkii ma-DOH-kwah KIRK-ee-eye

Mandrillus sphinx man-DRILL-uhs SFINKS

Manidae MAN-uh-dee

Manis temminckii MAN-is TEM-ink-ee-eye

Marmota marmota MAR-mah-tuh MAR-mah-tuh

Massoutiera mzabi mas-soo-TEE-er-uh ZA-bye

Megadermatidae meg-uh-der-MUH-tuh-dee

Megalonychidae meg-uh-loh-NICK-uh-dee

Megaptera novaeangliae meg-uh-TER-uh NOH-vee-ANG-lee-dee

Meles meles MEL-eez MEL-eez

Mephitis mephitis MEF-it-is MEF-it-is

Microbiotheria my-crow-bio-THER-ee-uh

Microbiotheriidae my-crow-bio-ther-EYE-uh-dee

Microcebus rufus my-crow-SEE-buhs ROO-fuhs

Micropteropus pusillus my-crop-TER-oh-puhs pyoo-SILL-uhs

Miniopterus schreibersi min-ee-OP-ter-uhs shry-BER-seye

Mirounga angustirostris MIR-oon-guh an-GUHS-tih-ROS-tris

Molossidae mol-OS-suh-dee

Monachus schauinslandi MON-ak-uhs SHOU-inz-land-eye

Monodon monoceros MON-uh-don mon-UH-ser-uhs

Monodontidae mon-uh-DON-shuh-dee

Monotremata mon-uh-TREEM-ah-tuh

Mormoopidae mor-moh-UP-uh-dee

Moschus moschiferus MOS-kuhs mos-KIF-er-uhs

Muntiacus muntjak mun-SHE-uh-kuhs MUNT-jak

Muridae MUR-uh-dee

Mustela erminea MUS-tuh-luh er-MIN-ee-uh

Mustelidae mus-TUH-luh-dee

Myocastor coypus MY-oh-KAS-tor COI-puhs

Myocastoridae MY-oh-kas-TOR-uh-dee

Myotis lucifugus my-OH-tis loo-SIFF-ah-guhs

Myoxidae my-OKS-uh-dee

Myoxus glis MY-oks-uhs GLIS

Myrmecobiidae mur-mih-koh-BYE-uh-dee

Myrmecobius fasciatus mur-mih-KOH-bee-uhs fah-SHE-ah-tuhs

Myrmecophaga tridactyla mur-mih-KOH-fag-uh try-DAK-til-uh

Myrmecophagidae mur-mih-koh-FAJ-uh-dee

Mystacina tuberculata miss-tih-SEE-nuh too-ber-KYOO-lah-tuh

Mystacinidae miss-tih-SEE-nuh-dee

Myzopoda aurita my-zoh-POD-uh OR-it-uh

Myzopodidae my-zoh-POD-uh-dee

Nasalis larvatus NAY-zal-is LAR-vah-tuhs

Natalidae nay-TAL-uh-dee

Natalus stramineus NAY-tal-uhs struh-MIN-ee-uhs

Neobalaenidae nee-oh-bah-LEE-nuh-dee

Noctilio leporinus nok-TIHL-ee-oh leh-por-RYE-nuhs

Noctilionidae nok-tihl-ee-ON-uh-dee

Notomys alexis noh-TOH-meez ah-LEK-sis

Notoryctemorphia noh-toh-rik-teh-MOR-fee-uh

Notoryctes typhlops noh-TOH-rik-teez TIE-flopz

Notoryctidae noh-toh-RIK-tuh-dee

Nycteridae nik-TER-uh-dee

Nycteris thebaica NIK-ter-is the-BAH-ik-uh

Nycticebus pygmaeus nik-tih-SEE-buhs pig-MEE-uhs

Nyctimene robinsoni nik-TIM-en-ee ROB-in-son-eye

Ochotona hyperborea oh-koh-TOH-nuh hi-per-BOHR-ee-uh

Ochotona princeps oh-koh-TOH-nuh PRIN-seps

Ochotonidae oh-koh-TOH-nuh-dee

Octodon degus OK-tuh-don DAY-gooz

Octodontidae ok-tuh-DON-tuh-dee

Odobenidae oh-duh-BEN-uh-dee

Odobenus rosmarus oh-DUH-ben-uhs ROS-mahr-uhs

Odocoileus virginianus oh-duh-KOI-lee-uhs ver-JIN-ee-an-nuhs

Okapia johnstoni oh-KAH-pee-uh JOHNS-ton-eye

Ondatra zibethicus ON-dat-ruh ZIB-eth-ih-kuhs

Onychogalea fraenata oh-nik-uh-GAL-ee-uh FREE-nah-tuh

Orcinus orca OR-sigh-nuhs OR-kuh

Ornithorhynchidae OR-nith-oh-RIN-kuh-dee

Ornithorynchus anatinus OR-nith-oh-RIN-kuhs an-AH-tin-uhs

Orycteropodidae or-ik-ter-uh-POD-uh-dee

Orycteropus afer or-ik-TER-uh-puhs AF-er

Otariidae oh-tar-EYE-uh-dee

Otolemur garnettii oh-tuh-LEE-mer GAR-net-ee-eye

Ovis canadensis OH-vis kan-uh-DEN-sis

Pagophilus groenlandicus pa-GO-fil-luhs GREEN-land-ih-cuhs

Pan troglodytes PAN trog-luh-DIE-teez

Panthera leo PAN-ther-uh LEE-oh

Panthera tigris PAN-ther-uh TIE-gris

Paucituberculata paw-see-too-ber-KYOO-lah-tuh

Pedetidae ped-ET-uh-dee

Peramelemorphia per-uh-mel-eh-MOR-fee-uh

Peramelidae per-uh-MEL-uh-dee

Perameles gunnii PER-uh-MEL-eez GUN-ee-eye

Perissodactyla peh-RISS-uh-DAK-til-uh

Perodicticus potto per-uh-DIK-tuh-kuhs POT-toh

Perognathus inornatus PER-ug-NAH-thuhs in-AWR-nah-tuhs

Peropteryx kappleri per-OP-ter-iks KAP-ler-eye

Peroryctidae per-uh-RIK-tuh-dee

Petauridae pet-OR-uh-dee

Petauroides volans pet-or-OY-deez VOH-lanz

Petaurus breviceps PET-or-uhs BREV-ih-seps

Petrogale penicillata pet-ROH-gah-lee pen-ih-SIL-lah-tuh

Petromuridae pet-roh-MUR-uh-dee

Petromus typicus PET-roh-muhs TIP-ih-kuhs

Phalanger gymnotis FAH-lan-jer jim-NOH-tis

Phalangeridae fah-lan-JER-uh-dee

Phascogale tapoatafa fas-KOH-gah-lee TAP-oh-uh-TAH-fuh

Phascolarctidae fas-koh-LARK-tuh-dee

Phascolarctos cinereus fas-KOH-lark-tuhs sin-EAR-ee-uhs

Phocidae FOE-suh-dee

Phocoena phocoena FOE-see-nuh FOE-see-nuh

Phocoena spinipinnis FOE-see-nuh SPY-nih-PIN-is

Phocoenidae foe-SEE-nuh-dee

Pholidota foe-lih-DOH-tuh

Phyllostomidae fill-uh-STOH-muh-dee

Physeter macrocephalus FY-se-ter ma-crow-SEFF-uh-luhs

Physeteridae fy-se-TER-uh-dee

Piliocolobus badius fill-ee-oh-KOH-loh-buhs BAD-ee-uhs

Pithecia pithecia pith-EEK-ee-uh pith-EEK-ee-uh

Pitheciidae pith-eek-EYE-uh-dee

Plantanista gangetica plan-TAN-is-tuh gan-JET-ik-uh

Platanistidae plan-tan-IS-tuh-dee

Pongo pygmaeus PON-goh pig-MEE-uhs

Pontoporia blainvillei pon-toh-POR-ee-uh BLAIN-vill-ee-eye

Pontoporiidae PON-toh-por-EYE-uh-dee

Potoroidae pot-uh-ROY-dee

Primates PRY-maytes

Proboscidea proh-BOS-see-uh

Procavia capensis proh-CAVE-ee-uh KAP-en-sis

Procaviidae proh-kave-EYE-uh-dee

Procyon lotor proh-SIGH-on LOH-tor

Procyonidae proh-sigh-ON-uh-dee

Proechimys semispinosus proh-EK-ih-meez sem-ih-SPY-noh-suhs

Propithecus edwardsi proh-PITH-eek-uhs ED-werds-eye

Proteles cristatus PROH-tell-eez KRIS-tah-tuhs

Pseudocheiridae soo-doh-KY-ruh-dee

Pseudocheirus peregrinus soo-doh-KY-ruhs PEHR-eh-GRIN-uhs

Pteronotus parnellii ter-uh-NOH-tuhs PAR-nell-ee-eye

Pteropodidae ter-uh-POD-uh-dee

Pteropus giganteus ter-OH-puhs jy-GAN-tee-uhs

Pteropus mariannus ter-OH-puhs MARE-ih-an-uhs

Pudu pudu POO-doo POO-doo

Puma concolor PYOO-muh CON-kuh-luhr

Puripterus horrens PYOOR-ip-TER-uhs HOR-renz

Pygathrix nemaeus PIG-uh-thriks neh-MEE-uhs

Rangifer tarandus RAN-jih-fer TAR-an-duhs

Rhinoceros unicornis rye-NOS-er-uhs YOO-nih-KORN-is

Rhinocerotidae rye-NOS-er-UH-tuh-dee

Rhinolophidae rye-noh-LOH-fuh-dee

Rhinolophus capensis rye-noh-LOH-fuhs KAP-en-sis

Rhinolophus ferrumequinum rye-noh-LOH-fuhs FEHR-rum-EK-wy-num

Rhinopoma hardwickei rye-noh-POH-muh HARD-wik-eye

Rhinopomatidae rye-noh-poh-MAT-uh-dee

Rhynchocyon cirnei rin-koh-SIGH-on SIR-neye

Rodentia roh-DEN-she-uh

Rousettus aegyptiacus ROO-set-tuhs ee-JIP-tih-kuhs

Saccopteryx bilineata sak-OP -ter-iks BY-lin-EE-ah-tuh

Saguinus oedipus SAG-win-uhs ED-uh-puhs

Saimiri sciureus SAY-meer-eye sigh-OOR-ee-uhs

Sarcophilus laniarius SAR-kuh-FIL-uhs lan-ee-AIR-ee-uhs

Scalopus aquaticus SKA-loh-puhs uh-KWAT-ik-uhs

Scandentia skan-DEN-she-uh

Sciuridae sigh-OOR-uh-dee

Sciurus carolinensis SIGH-oor-uhs kar-uh-LINE-en-sis

Sigmodon hispidus SIG-muh-don HISS-pid-uhs

Sirenia sy-REEN-ee-uh

Solenodon paradoxus so-LEN-uh-don PAR-uh-DOCKS-uhs

Solenodontidae so-len-uh-DON-shuh-dee

Sorex palustris SOR-eks PAL-us-tris

Soricidae sor-IS-uh-dee

Stenella longirostris steh-NELL-uh LAWN-juh-ROS-tris

Suidae SOO-uh-dee

Sus scrofa SOOS SKRO-fuh

Sylvilagus audubonii SILL-vih-LAG-uhs AW-duh-BON-ee-eye

Symphalangus syndactylus SIM-fuh-LAN-guhs sin-DAK-til-uhs

Tachyglossidae TAK-ih-GLOS-suh-dee

Tachyglossus aculeatus TAK-ih-GLOS-suhs ak-YOOL-ee-ah-tuhs

Tadarida brasiliensis ta-DARE-ih-dah bra-ZILL-ee-en-sis

Talpidae TAL-puh-dee

Tamias striatus TAM-ee-uhs stry-AH-tuhs

Tapiridae tay-PUR-uh-dee

Tapirus indicus TAY-pur-uhs IN-dih-kuhs

Tapirus terrestris TAY-pur-uhs TER-rehs-tris

Tarsiidae tar-SIGH-uh-dee

Tarsipedidae tar-sih-PED-uh-dee

Tarsipes rostratus TAR-si-peez ROS-trah-tuhs

Tarsius bancanus TAR-see-uhs BAN-kan-uhs

Tarsius syrichta TAR-see-uhs STRIK-tuh

Tasmacetus shepherdi taz-muh-SEE-tuhs SHEP-erd-eye

Tayassu tajacu TAY-yuh-soo TAY-jah-soo

Tayassuidae tay-yuh-SOO-uh-dee

Tenrec ecaudatus TEN-rek ee-KAW-dah-tuhs

Tenrecidae ten-REK-uh-dee

Thomomys bottae TOM-oh-meez BOTT-ee

Thryonomyidae thry-oh-noh-MY-uh-dee

Thryonomys swinderianus THRY-oh-NOH-meez SWIN-der-EE-an-uhs

Thylacinidae thy-luh-SEEN-uh-dee

Thylacinus cynocephalus THY-luh-SEEN-uhs sigh-nuh-SEFF-uh-luhs

Thyroptera tricolor thy-ROP-ter-uh TRY-kuh-luhr

Thyropteridae thy-rop-TER-uh-dee

Tragulidae tray-GOO-luh-dee

Tragulus javanicus TRAY-goo-luhs jah-VAHN-ih-kuhs

Trichechidae trik-EK-uh-dee

Trichechus manatus TRIK-ek-uhs MAN-uh-tuhs

Trichosurus vulpecula TRIK-uh-SOOR-uhs vul-PEK-yoo-luh

Tubulidentata toob-yool-ih-DEN-tah-tuh

Tupaia glis too-PUH-ee-uh GLIS

Tupaiidae too-puh-EYE-uh-dee

Tursiops truncatus tur-SEE-ops TRUN-kah-tuhs

Uncia uncia UN-see-uh UN-see-uh

Ursidae UR-suh-dee

Ursus americanus UR-suhs uh-mer-uh-KAN-uhs

Ursus maritimus UR-suhs mar-ih-TIME-uhs

Vespertilionidae ves-puhr-TEEL-ee-UHN-uh-dee

Viverridae vy-VER-ruh-dee

Vombatidae vom-BAT-uh-dee

Vombatus ursinus VOM-bat-uhs ur-SIGH-nuhs

Vulpes vulpes VUHL-peez VUHL-peez

Xenarthra ZEN-areth-ruh

Yerbua capensis YER-byoo-uh KAP-en-sis

Zalophus californianus ZA-loh-fuhs kal-uh-FORN-uh-kuhs

Zalophus wollebaeki ZA-loh-fuhs VOLL-back-eye

Ziphiidae ziff-EYE-uh-dee

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