Other Mammals

Bats, pronghorns, beavers, and wolverines – some of the lesser-examined mammals that inhabit southwestern Montana.

Winter Wildlife Tracking, Mountain Lions
E. Donnall Thomas, Jr.
Reading secrets in the snow. The day began with a cougar track in the snow, followed by a mystery. The solution to that puzzle once again demonstrated how tracking during the winter reveals startling insights into the behavior of Montana’s wildlife. Read more >>
Beaver, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, Montana
Faith Rudebusch
Beaver reintroduction in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness.   Read more >>
Coyote Tracks, Wildlife Tracking, Yellowstone Safari
Mike England
Reading the signs left behind.   Read more >>
Carol Polich
How animals respond to the cold.  Read more >>
Cougar-collars, Bozeman, cougars
Joe King
Cougar collars save lives.  Read more >>
Understanding Coyotes, Michael Huff
Michael Leahy
Coyotes are awesome. Savvy, playful, tough, and, yes, wily. If you don’t know this yet, if you still think suffragettes are subversive and coyotes wicked and worthless, Michael Huff wants to set you straight. He likes coyotes. Lives coyotes. Watches them, shoots them, respects them. Read more >>
Mule Deer, Hunting, Bozeman, Montana
Tom Reed
All about hunting mule deer.  Read more >>
Bull Moose, Madison River, Montana
Ken Younger
A moose and an angler square off.   Read more >>
Beaver, Montana, Bannock Grazing Association
Sean Quartz
Climate change threatens the places where we hunt and fish, but beavers can help.  Read more >>
Moose, Mountain Biking, Moser Creek
Phil Knight
A near-miss with an angry moose.  Read more >>
Bozeman, hunting, antelope
Greg Lemon
A thin film of dust coats your lips as you worm your way through the sagebrush. One elbow, then another, head lowered over a cradled rifle. The sun’s high and hot and you’re sweating. But there’s a herd of antelope just over the next rise—you think—and this is the final approach. Read more >>
Bighorn Rams, ram, Bozeman
Barbara Lee
Montana's rutting bighorn rams.  Read more >>
white-tailed deer, Bozeman, hunting
Greg Lemon
With a husky snort, the deer’s tawny frame turns, and all you see is a giant white leaf blowing away. Busted, yet again, by the wily white-tailed deer. Your hour-long stalk is over, your day done. Read more >>
Montana Bighorn Sheep, Gravelly Mountains
Don Thomas
Like a herd of rutting rams, various parties butt heads over bighorn-sheep management in southwest Montana—but others are figuring out ways to work together. Read more >>
Montana Prairie Voles
Barbara Lee
Seems we're not so different after all.  Read more >>
Great Grey Owl, Yellowstone Wildlife, Montana Wildlife
Lee, Barbara
The red fox & great grey owl. Read more >>
Montana Haiku
Gustafson, Sid
mountain sheep graze thecold winter grass high aboveour indecency       Read more >>
Coyote, Sunset
Debbie Drews
All about the coyote. Read more >>
Short Nosed Fruit Bat
Jones, Andrea
All about Montana's flying mammal. Read more >>
Snowshoe Hare, Montana
Lee, Barbara
Montana's hue-changing hare. Read more >>
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