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Seasonal Bear Management Restrictions Going Into Effect March 10

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Several restrictions in some bear management areas around Yellowstone National Park will go into effect Friday, March 10.

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Yellowstone Black Bear Put Down

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A Yellowstone black bear acclimated to human food was put down at Canyon Campground on Saturday night.

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Study: Drought, Not Wolves, Impact Yellowstone Elk Reproductive Rates

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With the Yellowstone elk population declining in recent years, a study from Wyoming-based researchers indicates that drought, and not the presence of wolves, is to blame for declining reproductive rates.

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Yellowstone Hiker Killed By Bear

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Yellowtone National ParkThe 59-year-old hiker founded dead on a trail in Yellowstone National Park on Friday was killed by a bear, according to the National Park Service.

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No Search for Yellowstone Killer Grizzly: NPS

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Grizzly Bear Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park officials will not search for a grizzly sow who killed a 57-year-old Park visitor yesterday because she did it in the natural course of protecting her cubs, according to Park officials.

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Grizzly Kills Yellowstone National Park Hiker

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Grizzly Bear in Yellowstone National Park

A grizzly sow with cubs was surprised by two hikers on Yellowstone National Park's Wapiti Lake trail and ended up killing one of them this morning.

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Attacking Soda Butte Grizzly was Sick, Stressed; She Snapped

Euthanized Griz

Euthanized Griz

The results of the necropsy on the grizzly bear that killed one and mauled two others in the Soda Butte Campground outside Yellowstone National Park indicates that she was ill and stressed but not baited, providing some vital clues that could certainly explain her condition.

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The Week That Was: August 8

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The most popular stories on Yellowstone Insider the past week, as measured by page views. It was a week where we thought long and hard about the fate of troublesome yet innocent bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, as well as the immediate and long-term tourism in the area.

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Did Photographer Bait Grizzly into Soda Butte Rampage?

Euthanized Griz

Euthanized Griz

The folks at the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department say they're investigating allegations that a photographer was baiting wildlife at the Soda Butte Campground with food in recent weeks, leading them to wonder if that's why a grizzly mother went on a rampage there last week, killing one and mauling two others.

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Another Bad Day to Be a Bear in Yellowstone: Food-Loving Black Bear Put Down

Black Bear

More bear news from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, this time from the Park itself: an overly aggressive black bear was euthanized yesterday by the National Park Service, who ruled out live capture and relocation as options to deal with a bear that had not gone after humans -- only their food. 

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