Deer, bighorn sheep, elk, rabbits, birds, bats, foxes and three kinds of wild cats roam southern Utah.
Frogs, toads and even a salamander are to be found in Zion National Park, thanks to the Virgin River, streams in slot canyons and even monsoon rains.
Look to the sky at dusk and those small birds you see may actually be bats. You can distinguish bats from birds by their flight patterns.
There are a lot of bighorn sheep in Utah. In fact, there are too many. Zion and Utah are creating a plan to capture and move bighorn.
Unlike the grizzly, the black bear is still fairly common in the large forested areas of Utah. Rarely black, instead they can be blonde or chocolate brown.
Forty percent of all Utah mammals are rodents. You can distinguish rodents by the way they eat.
No one who has heard the eerie cry of a coyote during its hunt in Zion can ever forget it. The high-pitched yip, yip and howl are just plain spooky.
Feeding wildlife is actually a form of animal cruelty. Being fed human food causes the wrong type of bacteria to become dominant in their stomachs.
The black-footed ferret (the French word for "thief") was once considered the rarest land mammal in North America.
Visitors keep eye's wide to catch a glimpse of the rare gray fox found in Zion's woodlands and shrubs.
Zion National Park gets almost three million visitors annually -- most in Zion Canyon -- and mountain lions stay far away from such crowds.
This elegant animal is one of the most common in the area and can often be seen grazing on the lawns in front of park buildings.
At least 291 bird species call Zion home. Birds operate pretty independently of humans, but sometimes the two conflict. Both falcons and climbers love Zion's commanding cliffs.
The fertile grasslands, woodsy forests and lots of streams in Utah allow the jackrabbit, pika and cottontail to flourish.
The popular big game animal known as the "pronghorn" frequents southern Utah.
Lizards and snakes flourish in Zion Canyon. Chances are, as you walk the many trails, you'll see one of the 16 species of lizards or 13 snake species.
Utah has three species of native cats, the mountain lion, or cougar; the lynx; and the bobcat, a cousin to the lynx.