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Because they are so visible and photogenic, people are always interested in news about grizzly bear 399 and her cubs and also her adult daughter grizzly 610 and her offspring.

This year they moved to the very southern part of Grand Teton National Park. That has caused both joy and consternation, and […]

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Latest chapter in a thick book of controversy over hunt is being written-

The inclusion of most of the area inside Grand Teton National Park (the valley portion) happened after a long and bitter controversy.  The present boundary of the Park was established in 1950 after significant concessions to the usual opponents of change in […]

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Elk hunter injuries said “not life threatening”-

This story has been developing all afternoon. The National Parks Traveler is the account that has the most details that I have found so far; but none of these stories point out that he was hunting in the general area where famous grizzlys 399 and 610 have […]

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Busy Moose-Wilson paved road closed to accommodate GB399, 610 and families-

We have posted a number of stories on the photogenic and often seen extended grizzly family of grizzly bears 399, her adult daughter 610 and their various cubs, including a cub who actually switched (reason unknown) from 399 to 610 last summer.

About a […]

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It should be obvious that while wolves will be absolutely protected in GTNP, the Park is so small it is almost meaningless-

All of Grand Teton’s wolf packs spend some, usually most of their time outside the Park, so Grand Teton’s concerns are much more likely to be valid than DOI’s, which is treating wolves […]

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Controversial since 1950, critics make renewed effort to close this unique national park elk hunt-

It was part of the deal that made Jackson Hole National Monument into a national park back in 1950. This elk hunt in a fairly small, but prominent part of the Park has always been controversial. There is a new […]

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Six packs use the Park, but none year round-

Under the Wyoming wolf plan being developed, the wolves of Yellowstone and Grand Teton are to be protected from hunting, but only when they are inside the Parks. Grand Teton is a small Park. The Park’s superintendent points this out in his official comment on the […]

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Photographers don’t like the new rules promoted because of the people watching GB 399, 610 and cubs-

Photographers now have to keep further back– Jackson Hole Daily. By Thomas Dewell.

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GB399 gives one of her cubs to her daughter, 610?

These famous Grand Teton bears just became more famous with the apparent movement of one of 399’s cubs to that of her grown daughter, 610; who already has two cubs of the year.

Grizzly Sows Apparently Swap A Cub In Grand Teton National […]

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Happy photographers, traffic jams, a bit of danger, and an opportunity for a screw-up-

Mead Gruver of the Associated Press has a new story on these famous roadside bears.

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Previously, Friends of […]

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