Grand Canyon Wildlife

From reptiles to rodents, bighorn sheep to wolves and coyotes, the Grand Canyon is teeming with wildlife.

Are There Bears in the Grand Canyon Area?

Black bear sighting are rare but there is talk of introducing grizzlies to the Grand Canyon to promote plant diversity and control grazing animals. Read More...

Bighorn Sheep & Deer

Mule deer are common throughout Grand Canyon National Park and throughout the western half of North America. Desert Bighorn Sheep are stocky sheep that are similar size to the mule deer. Read More...

Birds & Raptors

Falcons, owls and hawks are frequent fliers in Grand Canyon National Park region and Arizona. Read More...

Reptiles

There are approximately 47 reptile species that call the Grand Canyon home, including a variety of species of lizards. Iguanas inhabit this region, as do Gila monsters, chuckwallas, geckos and many others. Read More...

Wolves, Foxes, Coyotes, and Mountain Lions

Found throughout Arizona, the coyote is the state's most familiar animal. While mountain lions are solitary animals and bound to be elusive on your visit to the park. Read More...

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