Wildlife you will see at Yellowstone Bear World
Why would you want to waste your time driving around Yellowstone Park hoping to see wildlife, when you can save time and see all the wildlife with one stop at Yellowstone Bear World? If you want to turn an ordinary trip into something your family will always remember, bring them to Yellowstone Bear World and you will see the majestic wildlife of the American West.
Interesting facts about our wildlife
Whether you drive your own car through our park, or take a ride on one of our specialty viewing tour busses, here are the amazing yellowstone animals you will be able to see and photograph:
- Gray Wolf: The have a gray coloring to a deep charcoal. If you get a chance to hear them howl, you have experienced a truly amazing part of nature. Gray wolves are apex predators, the only things they have to worry about are people and mountain lions.
- Rocky Mountain Elk: If you want to see antlers, rocky mountain elk have the largest of any species. They live in loose herds. Elk stomachs contain four chambers, one stores food while the other three are used for digestion.
- Mule Deer: Since Mule Deer have eyes on either side of their head, they have a 310 degree view. Mule Deer have better night vision than you, but your color perception and daytime vision is superior.
- White-tail Deer: They are the smallest of the deer. You will find that they are most active at dusk and dawn, which is their preferred feeding times.
- American Bison: You might want to take extra time when you see these mighty animals. American Bison, or Buffalo, can run up to 40 miles per hour and jump 6 feet into the air. They once covered the American plains and were almost driven to extinction. You will be able to get up close and personal at Yellowstone Bear World.
- Moose: Moose like it cold. They do not like temperatures above 80 degrees. If you have ever wondered how they stay warm when it is chilly outside, moose hair is hollow. This gives them added insulation and keeps them warm when temperatures plummet.
- Mountain Goat: Their hooves are specially adapted for climbing on rough terrain. Like trees, you can determine the age of a mountain goat by counting the rings on its horns.
- Black Bear: You can only find Black Bear in North America. They love climbing trees and their sharp claws make them really good at going up.
- Grizzly Bear: A Grizzly Bear can sprint 180 feet in 3 seconds. Grizzlies can live up to 30 years and weigh as much as 1,400 pounds. If you want to have an amazing experience with bears, at Yellowstone Bear World, we have a unique experience available where you can bottle feed our bear cubs. Times are limited, so make certain you call ahead to schedule an appointment. You will not regret this once in a lifetime experience.