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This is a strange turn of events. The facts have been reported in three different ways. First, it was reported that the grizzly bear had killed the hunter, then information emerged that the hunters had shot the bear then tracked it into thick brush, now it is being reported that the hunter who died actually […]

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A textbook example of how do it wrong?

A couple hiking to Wapiti Lake in Yellowstone Park surprised a grizzly bear and soon the man was dead. The woman had minor injuries. Bear experts have issued a report on the incident. They suggest that because the couple fled from the surprised bear, and screaming and […]

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Global Warming, Killer Bears?

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Obama’s Abandonment of the West

Doug Peacock continues to enrich the debate over grizzlies in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem :

Global Warming, Killer Bears? Doug Peacock, Counterpunch

Biologists sometimes like to quibble that losing the grizzly because of the collapse of whitebark pine forests may be the least of our ecological worries. Ecosystems […]

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This makes the third and the fourth incident of the year between grizzlies and hunters just north of Yellowstone Park.

All four have been separate incidents. The toll is 4 mauled hunters and two dead female grizzlies with cubs.

One attack was west of Beattie Gulch, and was probably the same bear that mauled Dustin […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey