Foxes are still found in considerable numbers in suitable habitats; opossums, skunks and raccoons are plentiful in some parts of the state; and rabbits and squirrels are still numerous.
Opossums and skunks (several varieties of the Mephitis and several of the Spilogale, including S.
Rabbits and squ'rrels are numerous in nearly all parts of the state; skunks, weasels, muskrats and woodchucks are common; there are some racoons; mink are frequently taken in the Adirondacks; and a few otter remain.
But foxes, skunks, weasels, musk-rats, rabbits, and grey and red squirrels are not uncommon.
The most common wild animals are deer, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, woodchucks and muskrats.