What's Making that Sound? Wildlife Edition

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National parks can be a symphony of interesting and unique natural sounds, including from many types of wildlife. If you closed your eyes and listened, would you be able to identify what is making a particular noise? Give it a try by playing these audio clips from parks and check your answer using the dropdown menus.

Want to hear more? Explore audio files in the NPS multimedia gallery and online Sounds Gallery.

A female bear and her cubs
A humpback whale

Spotted bats

Bighorn sheep ramming heads

An American green tree frog

An American robin


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Last updated: April 16, 2020