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.
But foxes, skunks, weasels, musk-rats, rabbits, and grey and red squirrels are not uncommon.
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.
The most common wild animals are deer, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, skunks, woodchucks and muskrats.