A white weasel in winter is hard to see. Photo via Flickr.
Have you seen any weasels lately? Maybe an all white short-tailed or long-tailed weasel this winter? Here are some neat facts about this crafty little animal that lives in the Rocky Mountains.
Next time you go for a walk in winter you can be a detective.
After a freshly fallen snow is a great time to go and find some animal tracks in winter. Here are some simple tips to help you figure out what kind of animal may have left those tracks. Continue reading
Have you seen a mountain lion during winter? Summer?
Mountain lions in winter are very active as they walk around and hunt prey. Here are 3 cool facts about these mountain lions during the winter, including their winter survival strategy. Continue reading
Human parents spend a lot of time raising their children.
Animal parenting strategies depend on many different factors, such as lifespan and predation risks. All animals make different choices with the ultimate goal being reproductive success. Continue reading
A mountain goat with its thick winter coat.
Here are 5 rocky mountain adaptors, animals that adapt in order to survive the cold, harsh winters of the Rocky Mountains. I wonder if you know all of them? Continue reading
Have you seen this small mammal high up in the Rocky Mountains?
The American Pika is another small mammal that lives in the alpine area at the tops of the Rocky Mountains. Here is some basic information about this mammal. Continue reading
A yellow bellied marmot. Photo via Flickr.
A yellow bellied marmot is a very neat animal that lives in the Rocky Mountains. Here is some basic information about this true rock star (it lives in rocks). Continue reading
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Marmots are a very cool animal that live high up in the Rocky Mountains. Here are 8 fun facts about these cool mammals. Continue reading
What animals live in this amazing world above the trees?
Surprisingly, there are many alpine animals that can be found above the tree line in the Rocky Mountains. Here are some of the main ‘rock stars’. Continue reading
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Squirrel moms are incredibly loving and dedicated parents. Many Rocky Mountain animal parents love their babies, but you won’t believe what squirrels do. Continue reading