Catch wildlife-viewing fever in Yellowstone? You can see magnificent animals far beyond the park’s boundaries in Wyoming, Idaho or Montana.
Gary Moses, former national park ranger and product ambassador for Counter Assault bear spray, shares his tips to avoid a dangerous bear encounter.
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.
A charging grizzly bear is NOT the same thing as a mugger on a street corner, or even a charging pit bull. Get a bear spray deterrent that's up to the job.
All kinds of animals—including wolves, elk, bears and bison—roam throughout this outdoor playground. See them from your own car.
Complete your vacation to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks by visiting the not-for-profit Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, Montana. Observe live bears and wolves in naturalistic habitats.
What’s the best way to test a bear canister? Recruit a bear to try to open it.
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.
Although both black bears and grizzlies have a fearsome reputation for scratching or mauling people to death, attacks rarely occur, and deaths are even chancer.
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 with the Yellowstone Association Institute. 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.
Greater Yellowstone Coalition teams up with communities to protect Yellowstone’s vast ecosystem.
A proposal to delist the grizzly has sparked a national debate over the future of this endangered animal. Should we open grizzlies to hunting?
How will an increase in grizzly population will affect campgrounds in the park?
Yellowstone’s huge, wide valleys make excellent habitat for wildlife. For your best chance of spotting them, point your compass toward the Lamar and Hayden.
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.
Dr. James Halfpenny, famous mammal tracker, instructor and author in Yellowstone National Park, says reading animal tracks is like a detective game
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.
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.
The grizzly population beat all odds after teetering on the brink of extinction. It grew from 136 bears in 1975 to around 700 in 2016.
For decades, the sole rulers of Yellowstone were grizzly bears. They are now re-learning how to cope with the rise of an equal competitor - the reintroduced gray wolf.