Day: May 2, 2016

Yellowstone Bears Need Your Help

Grizzly bear numbers in the Greater Yellowstone area have improved since the animals were first protected in 1975, but the bears continue to be threatened by isolation from other grizzly populations, loss of key food sources and human-caused mortalities. Overall grizzlies occupy less than 2 percent of their historic range in the lower 48 — and yet the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to remove protections from Yellowstone’s bears.

Source: Yellowstone Bears Need Your Help