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Bears Lead To Temporary Closure Of Glacier National Park's St. Mary Campground

Increased bear activity has led Glacier National Park officials to temporarily close the St. Mary Campground, located on the east side of the park. The campground has seen a recent increase in bears, creating a high potential for unpleasant encounters between humans and bruins.

How You Can Help Yellowstone National Park's Bears

Much has been made of the recent decision by Yellowstone National Park officials to put down a grizzly bear that was tied to the fatal mauling and partial consumption of a hiker. Is there a way you can perhaps help another bear from being put down? Perhaps, by donating to efforts to see bear-proof boxes installed at camgrounds throughout the park.

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