Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Do (Not) Feed the Bears: The Fitful History of Wildlife and Tourists in Yellowstone” as Want to Read:
Do (Not) Feed the Bears: The Fitful History of Wildlife and Tourists in Yellowstone
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Do (Not) Feed the Bears: The Fitful History of Wildlife and Tourists in Yellowstone

by
3.7  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
It was a familiar sight at Yellowstone National Park: traffic backed up for miles as visitors fed bears from their cars. It may have been against the rules, but park officials were willing to turn a blind eye if it kept the public happy. But bear feeding eventually became too widespread and dangerous to everyone--including the bears--for the National Park Service (NPS) to ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published March 16th 2006 by University Press of Kansas
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Do (Not) Feed the Bears, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Do (Not) Feed the Bears

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-48)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Julie H.
May 28, 2009 Julie H. rated it really liked it
This is the happier version (or possibly the antidote to?) of Death in the Park. This book tells the tale of evolving NPS strategies and policies regarding visitor-wildlife interaction at Yellowstone National Park. If I may editorialize, this is an easy preparative read that families could read and discuss prior to visiting any area where they are likely to interact with wild animals. With the best of intentions, picnickers regularly share food with ground squirrels and other cute, gregarious an ...more
Emily
Feb 22, 2011 Emily rated it really liked it
Well-written, fast-paced, and witty. A history of Yellowstone I was actually interested in and finished! Go Alice!
Deirdre Hanners
Feb 18, 2008 Deirdre Hanners rated it it was amazing
My friend Alice!!
Koroviev
Aug 26, 2014 Koroviev rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction, f, history
All animals have about the same kind of relationship with their environment - they categorize all other creatures as one of predator/prey/"friend"/neither, and behave accordingly. It would seem that humans had a similar relationship at least until the early 1900s when the only thing we did to other animals is kill them, domesticate them, keep them as pets or be indifferent. The change from this state to one where we appreciate the beauty of animals i.e. without killing/domesticating/pet-ing, but ...more
Danel
Danel rated it liked it
Sep 25, 2012
Alice
Jun 10, 2010 Alice rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Therese
Therese rated it liked it
Apr 26, 2012
Ted
Ted rated it liked it
Dec 21, 2016
Vikki
Vikki rated it it was ok
Nov 27, 2007
Barry
Barry rated it did not like it
Sep 01, 2015
Jubilee
Jubilee rated it it was amazing
Jun 09, 2016
Lauren Glowacky
Lauren Glowacky rated it liked it
Jan 18, 2015
Tiffany
Tiffany rated it really liked it
Apr 10, 2015
Sky Chapin
Sky Chapin rated it it was amazing
May 25, 2010
Dawn
Dawn rated it it was amazing
Nov 12, 2009
Candace
Candace rated it liked it
Jul 28, 2011
Ine
Ine rated it really liked it
Oct 24, 2011
Melanie Cutietta
Melanie Cutietta rated it really liked it
Apr 10, 2011
Remington Krueger
Remington Krueger rated it liked it
Mar 29, 2015
Jessica Milley
Jessica Milley rated it it was ok
Jun 16, 2013
Typhanie
Typhanie rated it liked it
Jun 23, 2015
Trent
Trent rated it it was amazing
Aug 29, 2013
Jen Woofter
Jen Woofter rated it liked it
May 04, 2012
C. Hall
C. Hall rated it it was ok
May 16, 2012
Griggette
Griggette rated it really liked it
Feb 08, 2009
Kathy Havins
Kathy Havins rated it it was amazing
May 24, 2014
Preeti
Preeti rated it it was amazing
Sep 16, 2012
Kristen
Kristen is currently reading it
Feb 20, 2008
Debra
Debra marked it as to-read
Apr 06, 2008
Angela
Angela is currently reading it
Jun 26, 2008
Nicole
Nicole marked it as to-read
Oct 08, 2008
Taylor
Taylor marked it as to-read
Oct 18, 2008
Andrew
Andrew marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2009
Brooklynn
Brooklynn marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2011
Anne
Anne marked it as to-read
Dec 23, 2011
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Mar 27, 2013
Tia
Tia marked it as to-read
Apr 21, 2013
Melanie Olds
Melanie Olds marked it as to-read
Nov 18, 2013
Janelle
Janelle marked it as to-read
Jan 01, 2014
Brittany
Brittany marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2014
Jean Wetmore
Jean Wetmore marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2014
David
David marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2015
Randall Marrett
Randall Marrett marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book