• A bull elk bugles in Yellowstone National Park

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P is for Pronghorn

A Pronghorn stands in a grassy meadow.

Pronghorn are the fastest runners in Yellowstone. When they need to, they can run at 70 miles per hour (113 kph) for three to four minutes. That's as fast as most cars go on the highway.

 

Did You Know?

Summer Crowd at Old Faithful.

At peak summer levels, 3,500 employees work for Yellowstone National Park concessioners and about 800 work for the National Park Service.