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Wildlife department offers springtime grizzly tips

 

April 18, 2002



In the Northern Rockies, just three hours from Havre and the Hi-Line, grizzly bears are meeting and greeting a new spring. A large number of prairie residents spend time recreating in those same grizzly bear areas. Caution should be used when in bear country to make sure that a weekend of fun does not turn into a scene from a bad horror movie.

The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks has a pamphlet with some good tips for avoiding grizzlies altogether and about what to do if you meet one by accident.

It recommends that hikers avoid traveling alone in grizzly country. Make lots of...



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