Recreation: Humanizing 399, the World’s Most Famous Grizzly Bear
THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE | By Mike Gorrell
Nearly a decade has passed since Millcreek resident Megan Burick caught a glimpse of the grizzly bear known as 399, but the memory remains precious to her.
“It was just so exhilarating to see that bear, even though it was over in a flash,” said the home health-care provider of her experience in the Colter Bay tent cabin campground along Jackson Lake in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. “I don’t think I realized at the time what it meant to have a bear that big so close. It was thrilling.” More>
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Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek
A critically-acclaimed book by photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen and journalist Todd Wilkinson revealing the dramatic story of famous mother bear Grizzly 399. It is an adventure you will never forget.
Grizzly bear 399 and cubs in Grand Teton National Park.
Photo by Thomas D. Mangelsen
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