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In the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, where his studies are focused, grizzlies have tripled their range over the past 40 years, and the overlap between human use areas and grizzly territory has grown wider.

When a hulking grizzly bear and her two cubs wandered into a clearing near a parking lot at Yellowstone National Park on May 10, a woman pulled out her phone to snap photos.

It was a scene that would have felt more at home in Lawrence of Arabia, not thirty-five miles north of the Arctic Circle in a land where grizzly bears roam.

There was no electricity, just a generator as-needed and its grizzly hum, hooked up to the space heater or his breathing equipment.

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I had seen grizzlies in Denali, sure, but never on foot and not this close up.

“Management” in this situation means issuing permits for trophy grizzly hunts.

The Reservation is sovereign Indian land, and the grizzly is a sacred animal to these tribes.

Current human-caused grizzly mortality is at a near record high: 56 killed in 2012.

FWS submitted a formal rule and delisted the grizzly in 2007, but was sued by wildlife groups.

Experts generally consider known mortality to represent about half of actual grizzly bear deaths for the ecosystem.

Besides, there was the ever unceasing grizzly spectre of poverty dangling before Jessie's eyes.

It was but a short ride to Bear Rock, so named because a huge boulder so resembled the head of 76 a ferocious grizzly.

I bought some candy, and gave it to the monkeys and the Rocky Mountain grizzly bears.

Little Raven suddenly identified them as cubs of the grizzly bear.

Archie Lawanne came back downstream with two grizzly pelts, and Hollister met Bland for the first time.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grizzly, such as: gray, and leaden.

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