Yellowstone wolf tours

Yellowstone wolf tours are popular with many visitors to the Jackson Hole area. Yellowstone wolf tours begin in spring and pretty much through out the year. Wolf tours in the winter begin in January until March each year. Yellowstone wolf tourYou would think bison for its size and behavior, it would not be scared of wolves. Bull bison can weigh as much as 1900 pounds. Despite the weight, they are agile and sometime graze alone, miles away from their herds. They seem so independent that I used to think, they can not be scared of predators such as wolves. However, my believes were shattered when I had a family of four on a wildlife tour. The husband spotted a gray wolf running casually near a herd of bison. Thirty minutes later, I saw a black wolf running occasionally, and three or four times lying in the dirt near a river and on the grass. Deliberately, it moved closer and closer to a herd of bison. Then I saw huge bull bison aware of the wolf’s presence, running into a group. Finally there were five bison, four of them enormous. They mustered the courage to face the enemy. They moved in formation and walked towards the wolf. The scene was reminiscent of wildebeest running away from a lion after a surprise attack by the later, and then gathering forces as a group and facing the enemy. I always thought bison are majestic and no predator might put fear and trepidation in them. But I was wrong!You could be lucky to see just about any of the following wildlife:Grizzlies and black bears in Yellowstone and Grand Teton Park are probably about 1000. The most famous include 399, Bruno and Blondee. Black bears come in two colors, black and brown. Grizzlies come in cinnamon, gray colors. The easiest way to distinguish between the two is the hump on the back of the animal. Grizzlies tend to be bigger as well.Moose may be found in the Grand Teton Park.Bison can be found both in Yellowstone and Grand Teton park. There numbers greater than any animals in the two parks, except elk.Elk are in the Jenny Lake area, Jackson Lake Lodge, Big Thumb. They usually have young ones in spring. Males shade antlers in March and April.Wolves number about 100 inside Yellowstone and Grand Teton. It is not easy to find them within the 2.2 million acre park.Big horn sheep can be found in the Yellowstone upper loop as well as the Jackson Hole area.Prong horn antelope may be found in Jackson Hole.Mountain goats may be found south of Jackson, Wyoming in the winter. You can find them also in the Yellowstone Upper Loop in the summer.Bald Eagles may be found in the Grand Teton area as well as Hayden Valley. Golden Eagles are rarer, but may be seen in the Madison River area on the west exit of Yellowstone Park towards West Yellowstone, Montana.So get ready for tours. Plan early to visit Yellowstone for wildlife tours.
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Yellowstone wolf tours

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