If you're fortunate, you might hear wolves howl next time you visit Yellowstone National Park. But, you're not likely to hear them all the way in downtown West Yellowstone unless you were there a few mornings ago.

Jennifer Simon-Baker shared these videos on her Facebook page. This was recorded Saturday morning, March 6. Make sure your sound is turned up for this one.

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It's not THAT unusual to hear wolves outside of Yellowstone National Park, but this was a unique wolf moment heard in a downtown area. This led me on a rabbit trail to figure out exactly how far you potentially can hear a wolf howl. Per a fun question on Quora, a wolf howl can be heard as far as 10 miles away. That's a big time howl.

On a clear calm night — optimal conditions for a howl carrying— they can be heard for at least ten miles

Thanks to Jennifer for the video share. It's quite a moment to hear Yellowstone wildlife even when you're not technically inside of the park.

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