Here’s How To Stay Safe Around Wildlife In Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is renowned for its abundance of wildlife, which includes wolves, moose, elk, bison, bears, and more. While these creatures are truly magical to observe in the wild, encounters are not always pleasant. This is especially true when the animals feel threatened or nervous. Too often, visitors can approach wildlife out of curiosity or wanting a photo and this intrusion can cause unpredictable reactions from the animals. Here are a few tips for staying safe around the wildlife at Yellowstone National Park.
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For additional information about park safety concerning wildlife, be sure to read this helpful guide from the National Park Service.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.