The establishment of Wind Cave National Game Preserve in 1912 brought the reintroduction of bison, elk, and pronghorns to the park. That legacy of wildlife protection continues to this day with the recent reintroduction of the black-footed ferret. To find more information on the animals found in the park, explore the pages listed below.
Wind Cave is well known for its highly visible mammal species, including the bison, elk, pronghorn, and prairie dog.
Last updated: January 25, 2023