As a wildlife sanctuary, our mission is providing lifelong sanctuary to non-releasable greater Yellowstone ecosystem wildlife while sharing a message of conservation and education. All of our animals are native to this ecosystem. 
There are three canid species in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. We currently red fox, a completed coyote habitat ready for residents, and our new wolf habitat is under construction (see our special project page for details or to make a donation). Pictured here is Rex, a 9-year-old red fox.
We have four black bears at the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, ranging from 11 to 24 years of age. They are visible and active all summer long, and just like their wild counterparts, they hibernate for 4-5 months every winter. That's Winnie in the picture.
Our porcupines are ambassador animals, helping us out with animal encounters. Rocky (in the picture above) is always a crowd pleaser. Meeka the 3-legged raccoon has been with us for a couple of years, and we have a new raccoon arriving soon.
There are three kinds of wild cats in this ecosystem, and we have all of them: mountain lion (also called a cougar or puma), bobcat, and Canada lynx. Pictured here is Thor, a nearly-blind lynx rescued from a fur farm.
We have a wide selection of native birds, including corvids (raven & crow), falcons, hawks, owls, cranes, and vultures. Most of them came to us with injuries caused by being hit by cars, caught in fences, or shot. Rouge, the ferruginous hawk in the photo here, is our newest bird.
One of our most popular residents is Speedy the bison. Due to concerns with diseases, the State of Montana is not allowing zoos and sanctuaries in the state to take in cervids (e.g., deer, elk, and moose) at this time.
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