Observe the wildlife in Yellowstone Park in their natural habitat. Yellowstone National Park has an abundance of wildlife including grizzly bears, gray wolves and trumpeter swans.
Let’s see, one of your Top 5 reasons for planning a vacation to Yellowstone National Park is to see the wildlife right? Real wildlife, like buffalo, wolves, and even bears, in their natural habitat enjoying the vast wilderness before them.
Well, Yellowstone Park is home to more wild animals than almost anywhere else in the U.S. Visitors are likely to see a number of animals in Yellowstone freely roaming the landscape, from Yellowstone’s two types of bears – grizzlies and black bears – to gray wolves (which were once almost extinct in the area), buffalo, elk, bison (one of the most prevalent species in the park), wild horses, pronghorn antelope and many more.
Not only are these animals beautiful and powerful (please be respectful of their stomping ground!), they have so much to teach us about nature and life. Learn more about where and when to spot these animals, their habitats and daily habits, and their historical and current status in the articles below.
After facing near extinction in the park, the gray wolf was reintroduced in 1995 and is now a thriving species in the park. The gray wolf (which besides having a gray coat can be various shades of brown and black) is best found in Lamar Valley in the early morning or late evening hours. Read More...