Posts With Tag: Wildlife Whereabouts
Friday, February 24th, 2017
Record snow depths in both the mountains and valley have brought many deer, elk, and moose to the lowest elevations of the park and Jackson Hole. Many of these animals are not used to being in such close proximity to people, which can add considerable stress and lower fitness.read more...
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
Fall means wildlife is on the move! Mule Deer are migrating to warmer winter destinations while migratory birds have already left the valley. Read more about fall in Grand Teton and how wildlife prepares for the cooler months ahead.read more...
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
By the end of September, animals are reading for the winter months ahead. Elk, moose, and pronghorn are still breeding, but won’t be for much longer. The forests, meadows, and shrublands are quiet in the mornings as breeding birds abandon territories and begin migrations to distant wintering areas.read more...
Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
August is a busy month for wildlife in the park as bears are foraging, elk and bison are preparing for the rut, and eagles are fledging.read more...
Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
There is no shortage of wildlife activity during the month of June as wolf pups, grizzly cubs, and ungulate calves are playing and exploring, bird eggs are hatching and nestlings are feeding, and Snake River fine-spotted cutthroat trout and Utah suckers are spawning in park lakes.read more...
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
Bison, elk, moose, and bears are just some of the animals giving birth this month. Birds are on nests incubating eggs. Fish are spawning in spring creeks. Learn more in our latest edition of Wildlife Whereabouts!read more...
Thursday, April 28th, 2016
Spring provides wildlife with vital energy resources to help them regain strength after winter in Grand Teton National Park. Learn more in our latest edition of Wildlife Whereabouts!read more...
Thursday, March 31st, 2016
With spring just around the corner, adult male bears are emerging from their dens, migrating birds are beginning to arrive, and snowshoe hares and long-tailed weasels are shedding their white winter coats. Learn more in our latest edition of Wildlife Whereabouts!read more...
Thursday, January 28th, 2016
Below freezing temperatures and valley snowfall have Grand Teton’s wildlife utilizing all of their incredible adaptations to navigate and survive the harsh winter season.read more...
Friday, November 27th, 2015
Most black bears entered winter dens by the end of October, with most grizzly bears doing the same during the month of November. A small number of grizzly bears that have learned how to put on additional fat during early winter will remain out and about, for as much as another month.read more...
Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Grand Teton’s wildlife begins preparing for winter by seeking food and migrating to warmer areas.read more...
Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
Fall is here and Grand Teton’s birds are migrating to their wintering areas, as bears and other wildlife are searching for food to prepare for the winter ahead.read more...
Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Summer is here and Grand Teton’s wildlife is taking full advantage of the abundance of food brought by heavy spring rains. Throughout the next few months, expect wildlife to be most active during dawn and dusk due to high mid-day temperatures.read more...
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Several species of wildlife in Grand Teton are giving birth to offspring and making their way to summer feeding grounds. The beginning of summer is a busy time of year for the valley’s wild residents!read more...
Thursday, April 30th, 2015
Spring provides wildlife with vital energy resources to help them regain strength after winter in Grand Teton.read more...
Monday, March 30th, 2015
With the arrival of spring to Grand Teton, wildlife that have spent the winter here begin to move to summer feeding grounds and species who winter elsewhere start to make their way back to the valley.read more...
Thursday, February 26th, 2015
Warm temperatures in February have led to some interesting behaviors from Grand Teton’s wildlife.read more...
Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Now that winter is here to stay, animals in Grand Teton are either hibernating or migrating.read more...
Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
November is a month with hugely varying snow conditions in Grand Teton and the surrounding Greater Yellowstone area, depending on the year. These conditions have a significant effect on wildlife behavior and distribution.read more...
Friday, October 31st, 2014
Migrating wildlife in Grand Teton are on the move to their wintering areas.read more...
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
The wildlife of Grand Teton spends the fall preparing for winter.read more...
Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
Wolf pups from successfully reproducing packs are out and about, learning about the new world around them, playing and growing rapidly.read more...
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