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Study Questions Whether Yellowstone Grizzlies Are On Rebound

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A study argues the number of Yellowstone grizzlies could be in decline and far from the robust status needed to remove the bears from endangered status.

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Yellowstone Grizzly Population Slightly Down in 2011

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Yellowstone Grizzly

The annual census of grizzly bear population in the Yellowstone National Park area showed a slight decline this year, leading experts to wonder if historic yearly growth in the numbers has come to an end.

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Grizzly Bear Linked to Two Yellowstone Killings Captured, Euthanized

Yellowstone Grizzly

Yellowstone Grizzly Bear

A grizzly bear sow that killed hiker Brian Matayoshi and was present at the scene of hiker John Wallace's killing has been captured and euthanized by Yellowstone National Park staff, but her two cubs were placed into confinement.

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Take Care: Bear Research Slated for Yellowstone’s Hayden Valley

Yellowstone Grizzly

Grizzly Bear

Just a reminder to be careful out there as we head into the end of the summer season: Biologists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will be conducting scientific grizzly bear research operations in Yellowstone National Park through October 20.

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Killed Yellowstone Hiker Was Frequent Park Visitor

Yellowstone Grizzly

Yellowstone National Park Grizzly

Pharmacist Brian Matayoshi, killed by a grizzly sow Wednesday, was on his fourth visit to Yellowstone National Park with his wife, Marylyn; they had never seen a bear on previous visits.

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Officials Ban Tent Camping in Three Cooke City Campgrounds

Euthanized Griz

Euthanized Griz

Concerns about potential bear incidents have prompted Gallatin National Forest officials to allow only hard-sided campers in three Cooke City-area campgrounds, including one where a rampaging bear killed a man last summer.

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Endangered Species Coalition: Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Merits Protection

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Yellowstone SignIn a move that doesn't surprise Yellowstone National Park observers grappling with climate change, the Endangered Species Coalition named the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem as one of the 10 most endangered areas on the globe.

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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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