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Taken by Bear in Yellowstone: More Than a Century of Harrowing Encounters between Grizzlies and Humans
Humans and grizzly bears have been coming into contact in Yellowstone National Park ever since it was founded in 1872. Most of these encounters have ended peacefully, but many have not. In order to most accurately tell the stories of those involved in the more deadly incidents...
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 7th 2016 by Lyons Press
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Essential reading for anyone going back country hiking or camping, or to any other area where there is even the remotest chance of encountering a bear, Eye opening book on bear encounters, sharing with you the circumstances of bear encounters, the actual experience of having a bear encounter, and how to behave and not behave during an encounter. You will definitely learn from these experiences and it will likely change or reinforce your perception on the danger of being in the proximity on a bea ...more
A fascinating read about human bear interactions within Yellowstone National Park. It's a delicate balance for humans to co-exist with wildlife. Bear attacks are rare but I feel better equipped learning from those stories shared in this book. Ms. Snow also ends the book with tips on preventing bear encounters as well as what to do if you should happen to be involved in a bear attack. ...more
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