Monday, April 20, 2015

Bear Necessities: Warning as hungry grizzlies awaken, venture out for food  By  Published April 20, 2015

Around the nation, bears are waking up after winter hibernation, and wildlife experts warn they are hungry and possibly dangerous.
Campers and hikers in the West should be especially careful, as grizzly bears have been spotted leaving their dens in eastern Idaho, and national parks including Yellowstone and Grand Teton, in Wyoming. In the next few weeks, simple math says human encounters are likely to increase.

"If you see a grizzly up close, it’s all about bear spray and hoping it isn’t a mama grizzly with cubs."- Tim Warner, Greater Yellowstone Coalition

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