Black Bears

Black Bears are the most numerous member of the bear family in North America, and are found from the Pacific to the Atlantic coast. There are an estimated 500-600 black bears inhabiting Yellowstone National Park.

Bison

The Yellowstone bison story covers more than one hundred years of struggle and conflict surrounding one of America’s most majestic animals. In the early 1800’s, an estimated 65 million bison roamed throughout the continent of North America. However, market hunting and poaching had a devastating effect on the bison population; and by 1890, fewer than Read More …

Bighorn Sheep

Although Bighorn sheep prefer the grasses and sedges found in open meadows, they find safety on rocky ledges and rugged terrain. They are nimble and have a well-developed sense of balance, allowing them to seemingly walk on sheer cliffs and mountain sides. Newborn lambs are prey for eagles, mountain lions and bobcats.