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More Yellowstone Wildlife Incidents, This Time Involving Black Bears

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After several more Yellowstone wildlife incidents involving black bears, National Park Service officials are asking visitors to exercise more caution when handling food at campsites.

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Female Grizzly With Cub Identified in Recent Yellowstone Bear Attack


Rangers have determined a female grizzly with at least one cub or yearling was responsible for yesterday’s Yellowstone bear attack, but no further action will be taken.

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Bear Spray Saves the Day in Yellowstone Bear Attack

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This is why you carry bear spray when hiking: A Yellowstone bear attack could have been much worse had a family not purchased and used bear spray to mitigate injuries to a 10-year-old boy.

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Yellowstone Bear Trapping Begins Next Week

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If you’re planning any backcountry hikes this fall, you may want to be aware of this: scientific Yellowstone bear trapping by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) and National Park Service runs from Aug. 21 through Oct. 31.

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Bear Signs and Pronghorn Fawns in Yellowstone National Park


Sundays are the perfect day for messing around in the park. Yellowstone National Park, that is.

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Seasonal Bear Management Restrictions Going Into Effect March 10


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


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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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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