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Planning a Winter Trip to Yellowstone? Here’s What to Expect

Winter in Yellowstone

Winter Cross-Country Skiing
 
A visit during the winter season shows a completely different -- and refreshing -- side of the Park. Parts of the Park are dormant, as many species retreat into dens and nests for hibernation. But other parts seem even more majestic than during the summer months.

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Wolves Driving Down Yellowstone Elk Numbers: Study

Elk

Elk

A new study shows that the wolves of Yellowstone are affecting elk populations in very surprising ways. Since 1995, elk populations have been declining. It was estimated in 1995 that elk populations in the northern range numbered somewhere between 17,000 and 19,000. In the three winters prior to 2008, the estimated elk population has dropped to somewhere between 6,279 and 6,738.

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