Other Mammals

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

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 >>
Cougar-collars, Bozeman, cougars
Joe King
Cougar collars save lives.  Read more >>
Great Grey Owl, Yellowstone Wildlife, Montana Wildlife
Lee, Barbara
The red fox & great grey owl. Read more >>
Understanding Coyotes, Michael Huff
Leahy, Michael
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 >>
Coyote, Sunset
Drews, Debbie
All about the coyote. Read more >>
Snowshoe Hare, Montana
Lee, Barbara
Montana's hue-changing hare. Read more >>
Northern Bridgers, Hunting Moose, Bozeman
Savage, Nick
Learning what I'm capable of, the hard way. Read more >>
bobcat, winter, Outside Bozeman, Montana
Haring, Mike
Following a photogenic bobcat. Read more >>
Voles, Meadow vole, Outside Bozeman, Montana mammals
Knight, Phil
They're what's for dinner. Read more >>
David Galliard
Bozeman's backyard beast, the lynx. Read more >>
Sinay, Ken
Once the snow falls, there’s no better time than winter for “reading sign.” Whether snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, or surveying the landscape from a chairlift, picking out animal tracks and trails can enhance any outdoor experience. 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 >>
Montana Haiku
Gustafson, Sid
mountain sheep graze thecold winter grass high aboveour indecency       Read more >>
Short Nosed Fruit Bat
Jones, Andrea
All about Montana's flying mammal. Read more >>
wildlife car collisions, road kill, Montana
Tucker, David
Wildlife Collision Stats. Read more >>
weasel, winter, Outside Bozeman, Montana
Lee, Barbara
Pine marten with a sweet tooth. Read more >>
Vinje, Eric
How to keep Bambi out of your garden Read more >>
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