• Winter visitors watching geysers erupting

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

Animals

Yellowstone's abundant and diverse wildlife are as famous as its geysers. There are 67 species of mammals including 7 species of native ungulates and 2 species of bears, nearly 300 species of birds, 16 species of fish, 4 species of amphibians, and 5 species of reptiles.

A Columbia Spotted Frog rests on a branch.

Amphibians

Yellowstone has four species of amphibians: blotched tiger salamander, boreal chorus frog, boreal toad, and Columbia spotted frog. Learn more…

An eagle perches on the snow while eating a trout.

Birds

Approximately 150 species of birds nest in Yellowstone. Learn more…

A coyote with a mouth full of prey.

Mammals

Yellowstone is home to the largest concentration of mammals in the lower 48 states. Learn more…

 
Underwater image of three cutthroat trout.

Fish

Fishing has been a major form of visitor recreation for more than a century. Learn more…
A wandering garter snake peeks out of the grass.

Reptiles

Yellowstone is home to six reptile species. Learn more…

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