More Yellowstone Wildlife

Yellowstone Park is a robust ecosystem of wild animals doing what wild animals do. Learn more about elk, eagles, moose, bighorn sheep, and more.

Birds in Yellowstone Country

For bird watchers, Yellowstone National Park is a paradise with over 70 species of birds, including trumpeter swans, sandhill cranes, loons, peregrine falcons, osprey and bald eagles. Read More...

Coyotes in Yellowstone National Park

Coyotes are the little brother to Yellowstone's wolves. Much smaller in size, coyotes feed on rodents and small mammals in the park. Read More...

Elk in Yellowstone National Park

Drive through Yellowstone and chances are good you'll see an elk (just be sure to stay 25 feet back!), as they are the most common large mammal species in the park. Read More...

Moose in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

About 800 moose inhabit the southern part of Yellowstone, Grand Teton National Park and surrounding national forests. Read More...

Reptiles and Amphibians in Yellowstone

These crawling, sliding creatures inhabit the low ground and wetlands of Yellowstone. Read More...

River Otters in Yellowstone National Park

In the river habitat, otters are at the top of the food chain, but once on land they have a slew of natural predators. Gray wolves, coyotes, red foxes and bobcats will all eat the charismatic otter. Read More...

Wild Horses near Yellowstone

Wild horses in Wyoming roam the Red Desert region south of Yellowstone National Park. See the Prior Mountain wild horses near Billings, Montana. Look to the Owyhee Front in southwest Idaho for three herds of wild horses inhabiting this desert area. Read More...