Wildlife of the Bighorn Basin
The Bighorn Basin is a special place. It's beautiful. It's rugged. It's wild.
We are paleontologists, but it isn't just the life of the past that fascinates us. The modern plants and animals of this dry landscape are just as captivating and worthy of our admiration. Many are endangered - threatened by invasive species, habitat decline, or climate change.
Take a few moments to enjoy the life and scenery captured on camera and assembled on this page, and learn more about the amazing wildlife of this special region.
Fauna in & Around the Bighorn Basin
Wood Tiger MOth
One-eyed Sphinx Moth
Nevada Tiger MOth
Great Tiger MOth
Stink bug nymph