A is for Arachnid
All spiders are arachnids. The Black Widow Spider is one of the arachnids that lives in Yellowstone.
所有的蜘蛛都属于蜘蛛类节肢动物。而让人畏惧的黑寡妇蜘蛛(Black Widow Spider)就是生活在黄石国家公园众多节肢类动物(Arachnid)中的一种。
B is for Bison
Bison are the biggest animals in Yellowstone. Even the biggest bison had to start as a little baby calf.
C is for Coyote
Coyotes look like dogs but you should never try to pet them because they are wild animals.
D is for Deer
The mule deer in Yellowstone have big ears like mules.
E is for Elk
Male elks have huge antlers like the one in the picture. Female elks have no antlers.
雄麋鹿(Male Elk)长着像照片里那样的巨大犄角(antler)，但雌麋鹿(Female Elk)却没有犄角。
F is for Feline
All cats are felines and the biggest feline in Yellowstone is the Mountain Lion. The Mountain Lion has been called many things over the years. Some people called them cougars while others called them catamounts or panthers.
所有的猫都属于猫科动物(feline)。在黄石国家公园中最大的猫科动物要算美洲狮(Mountain Lion)。美洲狮的称谓多种多样，有些人称它们为cougar而有些人叫它们catamount或者 panther。
G is for Grizzly Bear
When you hike in Yellowstone it is smart to wear a bell or to sing while you walk. That way if there is a grizzly bear around the bend he will know you are coming and won't be startled.
H is for Hare
The fur of the Snowshoe Hare turns white in the wintertime to help them blend in the snow. That way they are not so easily seen by animals that might want to eat them.
I is for Insect
One of the most disliked insects in the park is the mosquito.
J is for Jackrabbit
Jackrabbits are hard to photograph because they run so fast.
K is for Killdeer
Killdeer like to eat bugs at the edges of the hot springs in Yellowstone.
L is for Long-tail Weasel
Long-tail Weasels have long slender bodies. They are related to minks and otters.
M is for Moose
Moose like to spend their summers near rivers and streams where the plants are lush and green and tasty.
N is for Notrthern Flying Squirrel
Flying squirrels use the skin flaps between their legs to glide from tree to tree.
O is for Osprey
These young ospreys are waiting for their parents to bring them a fish to eat. Osprey love fish and are sometimes called fish hawks.
P is for Pronghorn
Pronghorn are the fastest runners in Yellowstone. When they need to, they can run at 70 miles per hour (113 kph) for three to four minutes. That's as fast as most cars go on the highway.
Q is for Queen Bee
Every honeybee hive in Yellowstone has a queen bee. It is her job to lay all the eggs that will develop into the worker bees. The workers feed the young bees and collect the nectar that will be turned into honey.
黄石国家公园里每个蜂房里都有一只蜂女王(Queen Bee)。它的任务就是产卵，而这些卵以后都将成为工蜂(Worker Bee)。工蜂负责喂养幼蜂和采花酿蜜。
R is for River Otter
River Otters swim so fast that they can catch fish underwater. This otter caught a very big trout and now it is settling down to a fine dinner.
S is for Snake
The prairie rattlesnake is the only poisonous snake in Yellowstone. They are not very common so most people feel lucky if they see one.
草原响尾蛇(Prairie Rattlesnake)是黄石国家公园里唯一的一种毒蛇(Poisonous Snake)。它们可不是那么常见，所以看到它的人都倍感幸运。
T is for Trout
Yellowstone is famous for its beautiful Cutthroat Trout. They got the name cutthroat because of the bright red slash under their mouths.
U is for Uinta Ground Squirrels
These ground squirrels hibernate for most of their lives. They spend most of the year sleeping in their underground homes and only come out for a few months in the summer.
温塔地鼠(Unita Ground Squirrels)生命之中很多时间都在冬眠。一年中绝大半时间，它们都在地底的窝里睡大觉，仅仅在夏季的几个月出来活动。
V is for Vole
The meadow vole is a little rodent that likes to hide in tunnels under the grass. If you ever see a coyote pouncing on something in the grass it might be a meadow vole.
W is for Wolf
Wolves were brought back to Yellowstone in 1995. Visitors who look carefully can sometimes see a pack of wolves running together in the distance.
X is for Fox
I know. Fox starts with 'F'. I just couldn't find a Yellowstone animal whose name started with 'X' so I had to cheat. Sorry about that!
Y is for Yellow-belied Marmot
A lot of people think this is a groundhog or woodchuck. The Yellow-bellied Marmot is very closely related to the groundhog that is common in the eastern United States.
Z is for Zigzag Fritillary
This is a picture of a fritillary but it is not a Zigzag. Sorry, I just couldn't find a photo of a Zigzag. Fritillaries are beautiful brown, orange, and black butterflies. The fritillary in the photo is drinking nectar from an aster flower.
这是一张普通豹纹蝶(Fritillary)的图片但不是Z字豹纹蝶(Zigzag Fritillary)的，这确实很遗憾。Z字豹纹蝶太难找到了。豹纹蝶是一种有着棕色，黄色和黑色花纹的美丽的蝴蝶。这张照片中的豹纹蝶正在一朵紫苑花(Aster Flower)上采蜜呢！