Buffalo, Wind Cave National Park

WILDLIFE OF WIND CAVE

 

With a name like Wind Cave National Park, some are surprised that it is also a wildlife refuge. American bison, prairie dogs, pronghorn, deer, elk and more roam the 33,970 acres in the park above the cave itself. Animal lovers know this area in southwestern South Dakota as a prime spot to encounter critters any time of the year.

Elk at Wind Cave
Bison
Antelope
Bison face
Elk

Baby bison
Bison and prairie dog
Elk fighting
Hawk

Antelope
Coyote at Wind Cave
Photographing wildlife
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