Yellowstone Wildlife Spotlight: Mountain Goat

Yellowstone Wildlife Spotlight: Mountain Goat

While their name suggests a relationship to the small goats you imagine on a farm, mountain goats are in a class all their own—literally. Among the 32 species in the Caprinae subfamily like muskox, antelope, sheep, and goats, mountain goats are the only species in the genus Oreamnos (derived from the Greek word for mountain). And they are in their own category for a good reason. Mountain goats...

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Yellowstone Wildlife Spotlight: Moose

Yellowstone Wildlife Spotlight: Moose

The English-speaking world may forever wonder why a group of moose are not called “meese.” It could be because you won’t often find these massive animals roaming in groups of any kind. According to Animal Diversity Web of the University of Michigan, moose are one of the least social animals. But that all changes around autumn when mating—or rutting—season begins. During this time of...

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Yellowstone Bear World: Experience Adventure!

Yellowstone Bear World: Experience Adventure!

Planning a vacation to Yellowstone National Park is exciting. The famous landscape doesn’t disappoint as you explore the scenic splendor of spectacular forests and natural wonders. One sight that everyone hopes to see while traveling in Yellowstone are the animals, most particular the bears. If your visit lacks these much anticipated views, don’t wallow in the disappointment any longer....

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Make Your Summer Vacation Cooler than Your Neighbor’s with Yellowstone Bear World Activities

Make Your Summer Vacation Cooler than Your Neighbor’s with Yellowstone Bear World Activities

The school year is coming to a close and everyone is starting to ask the same question, “What are you doing this summer?” You don’t want to be that person who sits at home all summer watching reruns of Friends (although that is a great show). You don’t want to be that kid in class who has nothing to write about for their summer vacation report in August. You don’t want to be the one who...

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Can I Please Feed the Animals?

Can I Please Feed the Animals?

When you come visit Yellowstone Bear World, you’ll see lots of exciting wildlife—and lots of “Please Don’t Feed the Wildlife” signs. While that motto has become a funny photo-op or t-shirt print, we aren’t joking when we say it. Feeding the wildlife around Yellowstone can pose a serious threat to both you and the animals. What’s All the Fuss About? When you give a wild animal a...

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