'The Great Yellowstone Thaw' in Photographs

Daniel Hautzinger
The Yellowstone River. Photo: Filip Fuxa/ Shutterstock.com
The Yellowstone River. Photo: Filip Fuxa/ Shutterstock.com

Great Yellowstone Thaw airs Wednesdays, June 28 and July 5, at 9:00 pmEpisodes are available to stream the following morning here.

The three-part series Great Yellowstone Thaw follows the animals of Yellowstone as they survive through one of the harshest temperature swings in the world: a 140 degree change from winter to summer. Wolves, bison, grizzlies, beavers, and owls all weather the fierce environment. Explore the majestic landscapes and hardy species of the series in stunning photography.

Wolves. Photo: David Dirga / shutterstock.comPhoto: David Dirga / shutterstock.com Bull elk in Grand Teton National Park. Photo: Kirk Geisler / shutterstock.comBull elk in Grand Teton National Park. Photo: Kirk Geisler / shutterstock.com A bison in Yellowstone National Park. Photo: FloridaStock / shutterstock.comA bison in Yellowstone National Park. Photo: FloridaStock / shutterstock.com A great gray owl. Photo: Michelle Lalancette / shutterstock.comPhoto: Michelle Lalancette / shutterstock.com A red fox. Photo: NaturesMomentsuk / shutterstock.comPhoto: NaturesMomentsuk / shutterstock.com An otter. Photo: Rolf E. Staerk / shutterstock.comPhoto: Rolf E. Staerk / shutterstock.com A grizzly bear and her cubs in Grand Teton National Park. Photo: Chase Dekker / Shutterstock.comA grizzly bear and her cubs in Grand Teton National Park. Photo: Chase Dekker / Shutterstock.com Geysers in Yellowstone National Park. Photo: Roman Khomlyak / Shutterstock.comGeysers in Yellowstone National Park. Photo: Roman Khomlyak / Shutterstock.com An elk. Photo: DJ40 / Shutterstock.comPhoto: DJ40 / Shutterstock.com Grand Teton National Park. Photo: bondjb/shutterstock.comGrand Teton National Park. Photo: bondjb/shutterstock.com

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