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Black Bears vs. Grizzly Bears – What’s the difference?

This time of year, the greater Yellowstone ecosystem is one of the best places in the world to view bears in their natural habitat. But it can be difficult to determine what kind of bear you’re looking at! Black bears and grizzly bears are both species of bears found in Grand Teton, Yellowstone, and other […]

History of Bear Feeding in Yellowstone National Park

The history of bear feeding in Yellowstone National Park dates back to the early days of the park. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, visitors to the park would often feed bears in order to attract them for viewing and photography. In the 1920s, the National Park Service began actively encouraging bear feeding as […]

Do You Carry Bear Spray While Traveling In Grizzly Country?

Grizzly Bear on the Road

If you’ve spent any time in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, you know it’s a good idea to carry bear spray. But, because it’s not allowed on planes, many visitors find themselves with a dilemma: spend $50 on a can just to discard it during the airport’s security check, or hike without — a dangerous gamble. […]