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Big Horn Mountains Region - Wildlife

    Wyoming is home to more than 600 species of wildlife, including many that have vanished from other regions of the country.  The Big Horn Mountains region of Wyoming is populated by many of these species of wildlife.

     Big game wildlife in the area includes Mule Deer, White-tail Deer, Elk, Moose, and Pronghorn Antelope. Black Bears, Mountain Lions and Coyotes also make their home in the Bighorn Mountains and Bighorn National Forest.  Birds include Wild Turkeys, Bald and Golden Eagles, Sage Grouse, Ruffed Grouse, Ring-Necked Pheasants, and several species of Falcon.

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Mule Deer are one of the many species of wildlife in the Big Horn Mountains region.

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Bull and Cow Elk

     Many species of wildlife are visible from (and on) Wyoming's roads. Deer and other wildlife can also be frequently seen within many of Wyoming's cities and towns. Use care while driving, particularly at night.

     Some wildlife, such as moose, are unpredicatable. Be careful not to get too close when viewing or photographing these animals.

     If you are interested in hunting or fishing in Wyoming, see our Hunting & Fishing page for more information and links to useful hunting and fishing web sites.

     If you wish to see more detailed information about Wyoming's wildlife viewing areas, please visit the Wyoming Game & Fish web site links below.

    If you vacation here, take the opportunity to view our wildlife. See why we say:

Wyoming's Wildlife -
      Worth the Watching©

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Bull Moose - Photo Courtesy of
Southfork Mountain Lodge & Outfitters

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Bald Eagle

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Wild Turkey

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Pronghorn Antelope

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