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List of introduced mammal species

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This list of introduced mammal species includes all the species of mammal introduced to an area without regard to that territory being or not being their native area of occupation or the success of that re-introduction or introduction to the area. This practice has been harmful in many areas, although some introductions are made with the aim of preserving mammal species. Following the name of the mammal, a brief description of where they were introduced is included.

Contents

(× means it has negative impact to their new environment)

(+ means it has positive impact to their new environment)

(? means it is unknown if it has negative impact to their new environment or not)

Marsupials

  • Bennett's wallaby successfully introduced to ? Europe and × New Zealand
  • Brush-tailed rock wallaby successfully introduced to × New Zealand and × Hawaii
  • Tammar wallaby successfully introduced to × New Zealand
  • Brush-tailed possum successfully introduced to × New Zealand
  • Horses

  • Feral horse successfully introduced to + USA, × Australia, × New Zealand, and ? Africa
  • Feral donkey successfully introduced to × Australia, ? Africa, and + USA
  • Burchell's zebra successfully introduced to + China
  • Rhinos

  • Southern white rhinoceros successfully introduced to + Asia 1
  • Antelopes

  • Blackbuck successfully introduced to ? USA and ? South America
  • Nilgai successfully introduced to ? USA
  • Gemsbok successfully introduced to ? USA
  • Pigs

  • Wild boar successfully introduced to ? USA, × Hawaii, × Australia, ? Africa, and ? South America
  • Cattle and other bovines

  • Banteng successfully introduced to ? Australia
  • Domestic cattle successfully introduced to ? worldwide
  • Zebu successfully introduced to ? Africa
  • Water buffalo successfully introduced to × Australia
  • Camels

  • Dromedary camel successfully introduced to + Europe, + Asia, and × Australia, and unsuccessfully introduced to USA due to the Civil War
  • Bactrian camel successfully introduced to + Europe
  • Sheep and Goats

  • Feral sheep successfully introduced to ? USA
  • Feral goat successfully introduced to × Australia, × New Zealand, × Hawaii, and ? USA
  • Himalayan tahr successfully introduced to ? USA and ? South America
  • Mouflon successfully introduced to ? USA, + mainland Europe, ? South America, and × Hawaii
  • Barbary sheep successfully introduced to ? New Mexico and ? Europe
  • Wild goat successfully introduced to ? North America and ? Africa,
  • Chamois successfully introduced to × New Zealand
  • Hippos

  • Hippopotamus successfully introduced to ? South America
  • Deer

  • Moose possibly successfully introduced to ? New Zealand
  • White-tailed deer successfully introduced to × New Zealand, ? Cuba, ? Jamaica, ? Hispaniola, ? Puerto Rico, ? Bahamas, ? Lesser Antilles, ? Finland, ? Czech Republic, and ? Serbia
  • Mule deer successfully introduced to ? Argentina
  • American elk successfully introduced to ? Florida
  • Chital deer successfully introduced to × Hawaii, × Australia, ? Chile, ? Argentina, ? Texas, ? Florida, ? Mississippi, ? California, and ? Alabama
  • Fallow deer successfully introduced to × Australia, × New Zealand, ? British Isles, and ? North America
  • Sika deer successfully introduced to ? Europe, ? British Isles, ? Africa, ? North America, ? and ? South America
  • Axis deer successfully introduced to ? North America, ? South America, and ? Africa
  • Red deer successfully introduced to ? North America
  • Chinese water deer successfully introduced to ? British Isles
  • Reeve's muntjac successfully introduced to ? British Isles
  • Indian hog deer successfully introduced to ? USA
  • Swamp deer successfully introduced to ? Texas
  • Mongooses and relatives

  • Common genet successfully introduced to ? Europe and unsuccessfully introduced to most of Egypt
  • Small Asian mongoose successfully introduced to × Hawaii, ? Venezuela, ? Guyana, ? Suriname, and ? mainland Europe and unsuccessfully introduced to British Isles
  • Yellow mongoose successfully introduced to ? Namibia and ? South Africa
  • Indian gray mongoose successfully introduced to ? Africa and ? Europe
  • Egyptian mongoose successfully introduced to ? Europe
  • Cats

  • Feral cat successfully introduced to ? worldwide, including × New Zealand, × Hawaii, and others
  • Dogs

  • Feral dog successfully introduced to ? worldwide
  • Red fox successfully introduced to ? worldwide, including × Australia
  • Raccoon dog successfully introduced to ? Europe
  • Mustelids

  • American mink successfully introduced to ? Asia and the × British Isles
  • Ferret successfully introduced to the ? British Isles
  • Skunk successfully introduced to ? Europe
  • Stoat successfully introduced to × New Zealand
  • Raccoons and relatives

  • South American coati successfully introduced to ? Europe
  • Common raccoon successfully introduced to × Japan and ? Europe
  • Insectivores

  • Asian house shrew successfully introduced to ? Africa
  • Monkeys

  • Barbary macaque successfully introduced to ? Europe
  • Rhesus macaque successfully introduced to ? Florida, ? South Carolina, and the ? Caribbean islands
  • Japanese macaque successfully introduced to ? Texas
  • Vervet monkey successfully introduced to ? USA and the ? Caribbean islands
  • Patas monkey successfully introduced to ? Australia and ? Puerto Rico
  • Common squirrel monkey successfully introduced to ? Florida
  • Crab-eating macaque successfully introduced to × Africa
  • Rodents

  • Capybara possibly successfully introduced to ? Florida
  • Gambian pouch rat successfully introduced to × Florida's islands, × Gulf coast of USA, and ? Central America, and unsuccessfully introduced to mainland Florida
  • Pacific rat successfully introduced to × New Zealand
  • Black rat successfully introduced to × worldwide
  • Brown rat successfully introduced to × worldwide
  • House mouse successfully introduced to × worldwide
  • Coypu successfully introduced to most of × USA, × Asia, × Europe, and × Africa and unsuccessfully introduced to California and New Zealand
  • Muskrat successfully introduced to ? Asia and ? Europe
  • Bank vole successfully introduced to ? British Isles
  • Edible dormouse successfully introduced to ? British Isles
  • Siberian chipmunk successfully introduced to ? Europe
  • Grey squirrel successfully introduced to × Europe and × British Isles
  • Beaver successfully introduced to × South America
  • African porcupine successfully introduced to ? Europe and ? British Isles
  • Himalayan porcupine successfully introduced to ? British Isles
  • Rabbits

  • Cottontail rabbit successfully introduced to ? Asia and ? Europe
  • Mountain hare successfully introduced to ? New Zealand
  • European rabbit successfully introduced to × Australia, ? North America, ? Africa, ? Asia, and × New Zealand
  • European hare successfully introduced to × Australia, ? British Isles, × New Zealand, ? North America, and ? South America
  • References

    List of introduced mammal species Wikipedia


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