In March, snow still blankets Yellowstone, making it easier to see animals like wolves as they explore the park’s meadows, forests and river beds. This photo collection of Yellowstone was taken by photographer David Shumway who managed to even catch a grizzly moving about. Yellowstone’s bears come out of hibernation in the spring, hungry and ready to fuel up.
A member of the Lamar Canyon pack of wolves looks out over a vast expanse of snow on a cold morning in Yellowstone National Park (near the Bison Ranch).
Four members of the Lamar Canyon pack howl over a frozen Lamar Valley on a cold morning in Yellowstone National Park.
A gray wolf member of the Agate packs runs towards the Blacktail pack along Specimen Ridge in Yellowstone National Park.
Wolf 471F, who died as an old adult on April 10, 2012, howls at the surrounding Agate and Blacktail packs along Specimen Ridge in Yellowstone National Park. A little over a week later wolf 471F was killed by members of the Mollies Pack.
A family of otters take a play break from fishing as a snow storm rolls into the Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park.
A grizzly wanders along a hillside near Silver Gate, Montana.
A red fox yawns on a warm afternoon as it stirs from a nap in Yellowstone National Park.
A red fox takes an afternoon nap as the sun sets in Yellowstone National Park.
A roughed grouse forages through the brush in Yellowstone National Park.