Wikipedia:WikiProject Mammals

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WikiProject Mammals

28 February 2004

Current Coordinators

General information




Welcome to WikiProject Mammals, a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to mammals. If you would like to help, please see below, inquire on the talk page.

Our goals
  • To improve Wikipedia's coverage of mammals by creating, expanding, and maintaining articles.
  • To serve as the central point of mammals-related article discussion.
  • To provide guidelines and recommendations for articles about mammals.
Our scope
WikiProject Mammals focuses on all mammals, whether common or obscure, living or extinct.
What can you do?
  • Add your name to the list of Participants and get started!
  • Look at the navigation box on the right and see what needs doing in the "Tasks" List.
  • Join the Assessment Department and help review article standards and quality.
  • Add this userbox to your user page {{User WikiProject Mammals}}
  • Join other Projects like WikiProject Animals


Good article nominees

Editing activity[edit]

19 edits 2018 in mammal paleontology
14 edits Indian leopard
13 edits Indochinese leopard
12 edits American bison
11 edits Iberian wolf
9 edits African lion
9 edits Orcinus paleorca
9 edits Javan tiger
8 edits Northern lion
8 edits Homo erectus

These are the articles that have been edited the most within the last three days. Last updated 23 September 2018 by HotArticlesBot.

Subprojects and work group[edit]



The Third edition of Wilson & Reeder's Mammal Species of the World (2005) is the basis for the taxonomic framework used by WikiProject Mammals. The MSW3 classification may be overridden by the conclusions of more recent studies which are widely accepted in secondary sources. MSW3 listings can be found online at the Bucknell University. (For example: Canis lupus.) The Mammal Diversity database is a new resource that reflects widely accepted taxonomic changes since the publication of MSW3.