Finding wildlife in Yellowstone requires patience and a willingness to brave the elements and early morning hours. Here are some pro tips.
When do the Yellowstone bears hibernate and when do they wake and come out of their dens? See photos and watch a video.
If capturing a glimpse of wobbling baby elk and furry baby black bears is on your bucket list, plan to head to Yellowstone National Park between April and June.
All kinds of animals—including wolves, elk, bears and bison—roam throughout this outdoor playground. See them from your own car.
Back in the early 1960s, my family took that quintissential American vacation to Yellowstone National Park. It was a memorable adventure and quite different from Saturday morning cartoon fare of Yogi, Boo-boo and Mr. Ranger at Jellystone Park.
Stay at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves and at least 25 yards away from other large mammals like bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose and coyotes.
A history of fire suppression, rampant insect infestation, an invasive fungal plague, and global warning adds up to likely extinction for the whitebark pine.
Recently, my family embarked on a 1-day private tour to go wildlife watching. Read about our adventure.
Today, it would be unheard of for people to intentionally feed bears but in the early 1900s it was common practice.
Bears are omnivores. That means they eat both meat and plants. But bears also have seasonal needs for food based on a hibernation period.
Ahhhh. You turn a corner - only to find yourself way too close to a real-live bear! It turns to look at you, almost in slow motion, and you freeze...
From 1980 to 2005, over 37,000 bear sightings from park visitors have been reported to park managers...
Wildlife is abundant throughout these two national parks. See them in their natural habitat in the areas they frequent most.
Here are the answers to the difference between a grizzly and black bear, the odds of seeing a bear in the park, and if you should be afraid of bears.
When Yellowstone National Park visitors behave appropriately around roadside bears it's a positive experience for both bears and people.
Bears climb high above timberline in Yellowstone National Park to feed on moths that come from farmland many miles away.
In addition to the loss of habitat by the rapid development occurring in the Yellowstone National Park ecosystem, bear researchers are concerned that several important food sources for bears are also in trouble.