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The Best Place to Find Black Bears in Yellowstone National Park

The best area to find black bears Yellowstone, at least in the spring, is between Tower Junction and Tower Falls.   There is a small lake along the road in that area called Rainy Lake.  Next to the lake is … Continue reading

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Big Black Bear, Yellowstone National Park

About the only negative to wildlife photography in Yellowstone is having to go through all your photos to separate the chaff from the wheat.  I shoot about 1,000 images a day and there is no time to go through them … Continue reading

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A Black Bear Protects an Elk Carcass, Yellowstone National Park

The road over Dunraven Pass opened May 29.  I didn’t know the pass had been cleared until yesterday.  As I began the drive over it from Tower to Canyon I quickly saw a bunch of cars parked.  It turns out … Continue reading

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Mad Robin, Yellowstone National Park

I was near Tower Falls last spring waiting to photograph a black bear that had decided to take a nap.  I waited for a couple of hours.  Nothing.  The only living creature near me then was this robin that looked … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Black Bear, Yellowstone National Park

I started this photo blog a little over a year ago in Yellowstone.  I thought then that it would be a good time to start the blog because I would have, hopefully, a lot of images to get the blog … Continue reading

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Killing Black Bears and Selling Their Gall Bladders

Recently I wrote that the elk are dropping their antlers in Point Reyes National Seashore and the Park Service is busy picking up the antlers before the antler traders find them and remove them (which is illegal).  I mentioned that … Continue reading

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Black Bear Spring Cub, Yellowstone National Park

I can’t wait to get to Yellowstone this spring.  This little spring cub (AKA “cub of the year” or “COY”) is one reason why.

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