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Wildlife

 pronghorn antelope

 pronghorn antelope

 frog

 frog

 elk calf

 elk calf

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 owl

More than 600 species of wildlife, including fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds inhabit the rangelands and forest of Montana and the Dakotas.  Pronghorn antelope, Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer are the most numerous big game species. 

We also manage habitat for some very rare species, including the threatened grizzly bear, Canada lynx, and gray wolf.

In the Spotlight

BLM and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks move bighorns

Greater sage-grouse conservation 

Wildlife of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument

Photo gallery-Burrowing Owls of the Northern Prairie (be patient, the photos take several seconds to load)