More Bears Than Usual in Yellowstone

More Bears Than Usual in Yellowstone

Yellowstone has had record number of visitors this year, but inhabitant numbers are up as well:

Al Nash, Public Affairs Officer with Yellowstone, says this increase in includes some of the “big 5”:

And, he says that since there are more bears and a limited ecosystem:

Because of this, Al reminds people to be especially bear-savvy:

He says a rule of thumb is that you should stay the length of a football field away from bears and wolves. However, if you are viewing an animal and it reacts to you, then that means you are too close.

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