Vol. 38 (2015)
Conferences And Meetings

Atlas of Wildlife Migration: Wyoming's Ungulates

Bill Rudd
University of Wyoming
Matt Kauffman
University of Wyoming

Published 2015-01-01


For thousands of years ungulates have migrated between seasonal ranges in the vast and beautiful landscapes of Wyoming. From mule deer and pronghorn that travel across the Red Desert to the wilderness journeys of elk and moose in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Wyoming boasts some of the longest and most spectacular migrations in North America. These epic, terrestrial migrations are to many a symbol of Wyomingâs vast intact landscapes. And although these migrations are part of the regionâs cultural heritage, they are poorly understood and threatened by rapidly changing landscapes. Recent research at the University of Wyoming has broken new ground in our understanding of Wyomingâs ungulate