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Photo: Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Photograph by Asher Fergusson, My Shot

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  • Photo: A tiny frog rests atop a fingertip.

    BioBlitz Around the World

    Wherever you are, you can participate in Project Noah's BioBlitz. How many species can you document and identify?

     

Rocky Mountain Park Animals

  • Photo: Porcupines

    Animals in the Park

    From mighty elk to rare boreal toads, Rocky Mountain National Park protects animals of the high south-central continental divide.

  • <p>Photo: Male elk, or wapiti, forages for food under a thick blanket of snow</p>

    Elk

    Learn about the animal Native Americans call "wapiti." Get the measure of these antlered giants that can tower some 9 feet tall.

  • <p>Photo: Black bear mother and cub</p>

    Black Bear

    Get to know North America's most common bear. Learn the logic behind the familiar refrain: "Please don't feed the bears."

  • <p>Photo: Snowshoe hare sitting in the snow</p>

    Snowshoe Hare

    Look carefully to spot this creature, whose snow-white winter coat helps it blend in with its snowy environment.

  • <p>Photo: Porcupine on a gravel path</p>

    Porcupine

    Can porcupines shoot their quills at predators? Get the pointed truth, plus other fascinating facts about these prickly rodents.

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