Animals

While exploring Yosemite National Park, chance encounters with the wild animals roaming around the park are quite likely. Being home to 400 species of vertebrates, Yosemite offers you ample glimpses of various species of animals in their natural habitat. An elk, a woodpecker, a bobcat or a ground squirrel might be keeping an eye on you while you are exploring the park. The diverse natural habitats found in Yosemite make it the home of a diverse species of animals that include mammals, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and insects.