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Missouri State Mammal

Missouri arguably has four official state mammals. The Missouri mule is the state animal, while the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse is the official horse.

Missouri Mule
Missouri Fox Trotting Horse

A traditional symbol of skepticism, the mule might be imagined to sneer at the other two mammal symbols. A dog named Old Drum was designated the official historical dog. More impressive still is Jim the Wonder Dog, who was designated the official wonder dog. The Show Me State’s supernatural doggy duo are discussed under cultural symbols.

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