Wildlife of the Park

People love to see the wild animals that roam Theodore Roosevelt National Park! The park is home to large animals like bison, big horn sheep, and elk. It is also home to smaller critters like snakes, prairie dogs, and hundreds of types of birds!

The animals in a national park are wild. This means they do not rely on humans for their habitat needs. They live in a natural ecosystem that provides their food, water, shelter and space. Theodore Roosevelt National Park protects this ecosystem.

There are lots of animals who call this park home. We are only going to look at a few of them. They are grouped by the type of animal, also called a class. Click the pictures below to learn about:


When you are done learning about the wildlife of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, it is time to move on to the final section: the future of your national park!

You can also return to the main Learn About the Park page.

Last updated: July 22, 2015

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