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The most common here is the Great Horned Owl which is one of the most widespread owls in North America. Great Grey Owls frequent the area and may be found in the boreal forest. Great Gray Owl feeds on small rodents like mice and squirrels.

  The spring of 2010 brought a nice surprise to Yellowstone National Park, A grizzly sow with four new cubs put on quite a show in Yellowstone’s northwest corner. The sow was dubbed Quadra Mom. One of the quadruplets was a runt half the size of the others and was often seen hitchhiking on his […]

  Mountain Goats the acrobats of the cliffs are a wonder to watch, these natural born rock climbers scamper around in a vertical world that would take the breath away of the typical human if we somehow found ourselves in their territory. The Mountain Goats of the Greater Yellowstone eco-system make a home on the […]

Copyright © 2012 All Rights Reserved By Daryl L. Hunter ~ written for and originally published in The Greater Yellowstone Resource Guide It is a great joy when you are lucky enough to come across a family of river otters frolicking in a river or stream. Otter sightings are not common but, when seen, are always a highlight […]

Copyright © 2012 All Rights Reserved by Daryl L. Hunter ~ written for and originally published in The Greater Yellowstone Resource Guide “Locking Horns – Bison Demonstrating Metaphors” I look at this picture and I see a metaphor, a metaphor that is emblematic of my life. I have been locking horns with people ever since my age of […]

Yellowstone’s abundant and diverse wildlife are as famous as its geysers. After the reintroduction of the wolf all of the wildlife species that inhabited the park when it was first explored over 100 years ago survive today qualifying Yellowstone as the only intact eco-system in the lower 48 states.