As far as who-would-win fights go, a scrap between a big-ass grizzly bear and a pack of wolves rates right up there at the top. Except we know the answer to this one. Bears and wolves generally don’t mess with each other unless food forces their circles to overlap. A freshly killed elk can be the difference between life and» Read more
When it comes to playing hard to get, female grizzlies in Washington state are pros. In 40 years of tracking grizzly bears as part of recovery efforts in the Evergreen State, US Fish and Wildlife Service officials have captured and collared four males but never a female. Until now. The sow was captured in northwest Washington near Metaline Falls, 10» Read more
6 Percent of Americans Think They Could Beat A Grizzly Bear in Hand-to-Hand Combat. They’re (Dead) Wrong.
I’ll admit, after a beer or two, my perception of my own strength and toughness can get a bit inflated. But I can recall no time in my life when I’ve ever considered myself more than a would-be morsel to a 600-pound fur-covered battering ram with claws and teeth, otherwise known as a grizzly bear. Turns out, though, at least» Read more
A 65-year-old California woman was pulled from her tent in the middle of the night and mauled to death by a grizzly in Ovando, Montana. Officials reported Friday morning that they have located and killed the bear. According to The Associated Press, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks reported that Leah Davis Lokan was on a long-distance bike ride with her sister» Read more
If you stumbled upon a dead grizzly, would you chop off its head and paws? Someone did just that, and state and federal authorities are trying to determine who. In June, a 25-year-old male grizzly bear dubbed No. 394 was found dead along the gravel bar in the Yellowstone River north of Gardiner, Montana. The bear was known to local» Read more
What You Need to Know About Yellowstone Grizzly Attacks and the Future of Hunting Brown Bears in the West
The iconic Yellowstone grizzly bear is charging back into the news — and the halls of Congress. On April 17, a backcountry guide fishing north of West Yellowstone National Park died after being attacked by an old boar grizzly protecting a cached moose carcass. Charles “Carl” Mock is the eighth person to have been killed by grizzlies in the region» Read more