• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

Y is for Yellow-Bellied Marmot

The Yellow-Bellied Marmot stands up to have a look around the side of the hill.

A lot of people think this is a groundhog or woodchuck. The Yellow-Bellied Marmot is very closely related to the groundhog that is common in the eastern United States.

 

Did You Know?

Bear Cubs

Even though the animals of Yellowstone seem tame they are still wild. Feeding the animals is not permitted in any way, and all visitors must keep 100 yards away from wolves and bears, and 25 yards from other animals.