Feeding tourists, approaching grizzly bear worries visitors | State & Regional | Panda Anku

Feeding tourists, approaching grizzly bear worries visitors |  State & Regional

An adult grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park can weigh 400 to 700 pounds and sprint short distances at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour. They have large, bone-crushing jaws and teeth, and sharp claws as long as your fingers. All of this begs the question: why would you want to lure someone … Read more

Forest studies human pressure on high-elevation grizzly bear feeding sites where moths congregate | Cable | Panda Anku

Forest studies human pressure on high-elevation grizzly bear feeding sites where moths congregate |  Cable

BILLS, Mon. — Even on steep mountainsides over 11,000 feet, hikers in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are encountering grizzly bears — sometimes on purpose. In the middle of summer, some of the large brown bears scour rocky slopes in search of a high-calorie food source, armyworm moths. The moths hide in the cool shade of … Read more