Dogs love to explore. Mary is a springer spaniel, and she loves taking trips in the car and exploring places when she arrives. Come along on Mary's adventure to the world's first national park, Yellowstone, and experience the many wonders with her! Learn about the area's many wildlife species, the geysers, and the history of this special place. You can also write your own Outdoor Explorer Story!
Includes activity pages to educate and encourage children to spend time in the outdoors near or away from home and vocabulary words to improve their reading and understanding of science.
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Yellowstone is the world's first national park and was created for all to enjoy. Many wild creatures live in Yellowstone. Numerous geysers, hot springs, and mud pots gurgle from the earth, sometimes spouting into the sky. Mountains, rivers, lakes, and forests beckon to be explored. Dogs are welcome with their people in certain places in the park. Mary the springer spaniel takes a trip with her friends to Yellowstone and explores the park using her senses of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Come along for the adventure! After reading the story, activities will help you be an outdoor explorer, even in your own neighborhood, just like Mary!
A Dog Named Mary Visits Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone is home for many types of wild animals and special sites. Creatures large and small live in the park because of the different habitat areas. Yellowstone is also known for hot water features, such as gushing geysers and bubbling pools. Adventures await pets and their people in this beautiful place!