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avatar Whitebark Pine Report
July 22, 2009 05:36AM
http://www.jacksonholenews.com/article.php?art_id=4852

Whitebark pine cone crop looking good
High-protein food could help reduce conflicts between grizzlies, hunters this fall.
By Cory Hatch, Jackson Hole, Wyo.
July 22, 2009
Whitebark pine seeds could be abundant this fall, giving some wildlife managers hope that the high-protein food source will help keep grizzly bears out of lower elevations where they’re more likely to get into trouble....



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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/22/2009 05:36AM by Frank Furter.
avatar Re: Whitebark Pine Report
July 22, 2009 07:34AM
Interesting supplemental link to USGS article on Glacier area Grizzly Bear- Black Bear Ecology and eating habits where other food sources are discussed, including army cutworm moths. Note how many calories a grizzly will take in each day:

http://www.nrmsc.usgs.gov/research/grizzlyb.htm





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