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In Big Sky, we share our mountain town with all sorts of wild animals.
Keep your eyes peeled for wild animals in Big Sky because you never know what you might see.
It's not uncommon to spot a moose on the golf course, see wolf tracks on a hike, hear a coyote howling in the night, spot a bear running along the road in Yellowstone, get stuck in a bison traffic jam in the Park, capture an image of a mountain goat while riding the Lone Peak Tram, or spook a herd of elk on the drive up to the ski hill. We have an abundance of wildlife in Big Sky and it's really cool!
Over the past year, we've made a point to highlight interesting facts about the wild animals in Big Sky. This post takes a quick look at the animals that you might see in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Use the links below to learn more about these wild creatures.
Moose Near Big Sky Town Center | Photo D. Lennon
Grizzly with Cubs | Pixabay Image
Bison Herd In Yellowstone | Photo: Yellowstone Vacations
Black Bear | Pixabay Image
Chase Navratil with A Rainbow Trout | Photo: Alex Mansfield
Coyote Leaping During Hunt | Pixabay Image
Mountain Lion | Photo: Pixabay
Porcupine In Madison Range | Photo: D. Lennon
Great Horned Owl | Pixabay Image
Three Mule Deer | Pixabay Image
Bald Eagle | Pixabay
Pronghorn In A Field | Pixabay Image
Snowshoe Hare | Pixabay
Wolverine | Pixabay Image
Lynx | Pixabay Image
Marmot | Pixabay Image
Beaver In The Water | Pixabay
Are there other wild animals in Big Sky Country? Of course! This is far from a complete list, but it's a fun starting point. Try to spot all of these animals in the wild. It's no easy task. Remember to click on the above links to learn interesting facts about the wildlife of Big Sky Country.
No matter what time of year you're in Big Sky, there's a good chance that you'll spot wildlife. Always treat the wild animals in Big Sky with the utmost respect. Be careful in their presence and know what to do in case you have a close encounter with wildlife.
Oh and if you capture an amazing wildlife photo, please tag #visitbigsky. We can't wait to share in your wildlife experience!