Grizzly Bear Cubs with People

grizzly bear cubs near people in Katmai National park AlaskaThe grizzly bear cubs we named Denali and Sitka wait patiently near a group of bear viewers.  These are the bear cubs whose mother would leave them with groups of human bear viewers while she went fishing for salmon in the river.  It is another great example of how stereotypes about grizzly bears are usually not true.  Most people would think a mother bear with cubs would be dangerous.  However, in Katmai where hunting is prohibited, mothers have learned to trust humans and even to use them as a shield against potentially dangerous male grizzly bears.  Read more about this amazing grizzly bear mother on grizzlybay.org.

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One Response to “Grizzly Bear Cubs with People”

  1. I can’t believe how close you are to those cubs! How thrilling!

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