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Wyoming hunters will find fewer opportunities to hunt pronghorn this year, as persistently poor weather adds more strains to struggling herds across the state. WyoFile reports that there will be fewer pronghorn licenses in 2021. After a year of unfavorable weather, antelope aren’t as numerous as Wyoming Game and Fish would like. By their own…

The world-famous Grizzly 399 is moving into Jackson, and everyone is encouraged to take simple steps to keep themselves and the iconic bear and her cubs safe. A recent Facebook post has gotten widespread attention.  Savannah Rose, a Jackson-based wildlife photographer, shared an update on the famous Grizzly 399. Grizzly 399 is one of Grand…

The woman seen harassing Yellowstone grizzlies in a viral video has been identified and charged with two offenses related to the incident. Several months after the viral video was shot, the subject of the video faces the consequences for their actions in Yellowstone National Park earlier this year. Thanks to social media, the National Park…

While many people are aware and alert to avoid hitting elk in Yellowstone, park officials are keen to make sure nobody runs over or is run over by an elk. Summer tourism continues to swell in Yellowstone National Park. With the park on track to reach record-high attendance, people and vehicles flood the park’s literal…

Have you ever done something and then, later on, think to yourself, “how on earth did I ever manage to do that?!” I think that this particular mom had one of those moments when she completely blindsided a bear on top of her fence into her backyard. Just a casual video of a lady unloading…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocates pressed the Biden administration on Wednesday to revive federal protections for gray wolves across the Northern Rockies after Republican lawmakers in Idaho and Montana made it much easier to kill the predators. The Center for Biological Diversity, Humane Society and Sierra Club filed a legal petition asking Interior Secretary…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ecologist Rolf Peterson remembers driving remote stretches of road in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and seeing areas strewn with deer carcasses. But that changed after gray wolves arrived in the region from Canada and Minnesota. “When wolves moved in during the 1990s and 2000s, the deer-vehicle collisions went way down,” said the Michigan…

As part of an ongoing research study, biologists with Wyoming Game and Fish are asking Bighorn Basin residents to report sightings of a rare turtle. The spiny softshell turtle is one of the largest turtles in the Bighorn Basin and North America. They have a soft, flat, rubbery outer shell, and females can grow up…

It is tourist time again in Wyoming as people from all across the nation will come to bask in the beauty that is Yellowstone National Park. That also means we will see recurring videos of tourists being too confident and lacking the knowledge of how to act around wild animals. This woman was trying to…

After years of construction, the replacement and restoration project is complete and ready for a better future for the visitors and environment of Yellowstone. Summer 2021 is already destined to be busy in Yellowstone National Park. In addition to the potential for another record-breaking year, park officials are embarking on several significant construction projects. Work…


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