A group of wildlife enthusiasts had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with one of Yellowstone Park’s most elusive species — a wolverine – while touring the park. The guests and their tour guide were both taken aback by the bizarre occurrence. Thankfully, the event was recorded on video!
Carl Kemp, one of the visitors, claimed, “We turned around to go back when I observed what I believed was a black bear racing down the road.” “We realized we were in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime chance as soon as it turned!”
A group of visitors were traveling through the wildlife reserve on Saturday when a wolverine crossed the road just in front of them. It even came to a complete stop and looked them in the eyes from a safe distance. The unusual event lasted only a few minutes, but it captivated the group, which included a 9-year-old daughter and her father.
“The 9-year-old daughter couldn’t stop exclaiming, ‘Wow… we saw a wolverine today!’ for the rest of the tour.” For The Win Outdoors, according to MacNeil Lyons, the tour operator’s proprietor. “She said it was the most amazing day of her life
The chances of spotting a wolverine in Yellowstone, much alone having one cross your path, are quite tiny, so these visitors should consider themselves extremely fortunate. Only seven (documented) wolverines live in the park!