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Identification Statistics > Symbols > State animal (most recent) by state

DEFINITION: Various official state animals. NOTE: often states have more than one official animal, or designate state animals more specifically.
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States (A to Z) Description
Alabama Racking Horse
Alaska Moose (States land mammal); Bowhead Whale (State marine mammal)
Arizona Ringtail
Arkansas White-tailed Deer
California California Grizzly Bear (State animal); California Gray Whale (State marine mammal)
Colorado Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep
Connecticut Sperm Whale
Florida Florida Panther (State animal); Manatee (State marine mammal); Porpoise (State saltwater mammal)
Georgia Right Whale
Hawaii Humpback Whale
Idaho Appaloosa
Illinois White-tailed Deer
Kansas American Buffalo
Kentucky Thoroughbred (State horse); Gray Squirrel (State wild game animal species)
Louisiana Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog (State dog); Black Bear (State mammal)
Maine Moose (State animal); Maine Coon Cat (State cat)
Maryland Calico Cat (State cat); Chesapeake Bay Retriever (State dog); Thoroughbred Horse (State horse)
Massachusetts Tabby Cat (State cat); Boston Terrier (State dog); Morgan Horse (State horse); Right Whale (State marine mammal)
Michigan White-tailed Deer
Mississippi White-tailed deer and Red Fox (State animals); Bottlenose Dolphin (State water mammal)
Missouri Missouri Mule (State animal); Missouri Fox Trotting Horse (State horse)
Montana Grizzly Bear
Nebraska Whitetail Deer
Nevada Desert Bighorn Sheep
New Hampshire White Tail Deer
New Jersey Horse
New Mexico Black Bear
New York American Beaver
North Carolina Plott Hound (State dog); Grey Squirrel (State mammal)
North Dakota The Nokota Horse
Ohio White-tailed Deer
Oklahoma Bison and Raccoon; White-tail deer (State game animal)
Oregon Beaver
Pennsylvania Whitetail Deer (State animal); Great Dane (State dog)
South Carolina White-tailed Deer (State animal); Boykin Spaniel (State dog)
South Dakota Coyote
Tennessee Tennessee Walking Horse (State horse); Raccoon (State wild animal)
Texas Mexican Free-tailed Bat (State flying mammal); Longhorn (State large mammal); 9-Banded Armadillo (State small mammal); Blue Lacy (State dog)
Utah Rocky Mountain Elk
Vermont Morgan Horse
Virginia Virginia Big-eared Bat (State bat); American Foxhound (State dog)
Washington Orca
West Virginia Black Bear
Wisconsin Badger (State animal); American Water Spaniel (State dog); Dairy Cow (State domestic animal); White-tailed Deer (State wildlife animal)
Wyoming Bison

SOURCE: "State Names, Seals, Flags and Symbols" by Benjamin F. Shearer, Barbara S. Shearer.

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