Furbearers

Furbearers are a diverse group of animals in Kansas, encompassing 6 families and consisting of 13 legally harvestable species including beaver, badger, bobcat, red fox, swift fox, gray fox, mink, muskrat, opossum, raccoon, striped skunk, least weasel and long-tailed weasel. Though the coyote is not classified as a furbearer in Kansas, it is often associated with and monitored as if it were.