A legislative committee is sponsoring a bill that would prohibit Game and Fish employees and Wyoming law enforcement from assisting federal officials investigating people who kill or injure grizzly bears or wolves.
Wyoming says a pending grizzly bear hunting agreement among three states will preserve grizzlies in the Yellowstone ecosystem.
Yellowstone National Park scientists and photographers working for National Geographic have documented a “bear bathtub” used by grizzlies to cool off.
The country’s top wildlife official wrote state game chiefs in September agreeing the Yellowstone-area grizzly bear population could decline to 600 — 114 fewer than today’s count of 714 — once federal protections are lifted.
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The company that employed Adam Stewart appeared to follow safety protocols, yet he was killed in a 2014 bear attack in the grizzly rich Teton Wilderness and his company fined for safety violations.