First-ever atlas of big-game migrations highlights UWyo research

First-ever atlas of big-game migrations highlights UWyo research

The first-ever atlas of ungulate migration was released in October 2018, detailing the ecology and conservation of migratory big-game species including mule deer, elk and pronghorn in Wyoming, the greater Yellowstone ecosystem and adjacent Western states. Read more >

Study reveals big game animals must learn to migrate and pass knowledge across generations

Study reveals big game animals must learn to migrate and pass knowledge across generations

A team of scientists at the University of Wyoming has provided the first empirical evidence that ungulates (hooved mammals) must learn where and when to migrate, and that they maintain their seasonal migrations by passing cultural knowledge across generations.

Mule Deer Doe’s Epic Migration, Reappearance Stun UW Researchers

Mule Deer Doe’s Epic Migration, Reappearance Stun UW Researchers

University of Wyoming wildlife biologists recently tracked down a lost mule deer doe that made a world-record migration from the Red Desert over the Teton Range in 2016, only to abruptly disappear.

The doe’s reappearance marks a stunning turn in an already astounding journey that began in 2016.

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