2019 Known and Probable Grizzly Bear Mortalities in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Known mortality - a carcass is in hand; Probable mortality - evidence strongly suggests a mortality has occurred but no carcass is recovered. Abbreviations: BOR = Bureau of Reclamation; BLM = Bureau of Land Management; BTNF = Bridger-Teton National Forest; COY = cub-of-the-year; CTNF = Caribou-Targhee National Forest; GNF = Gallatin National Forest; GTNP = Grand Teton National Park; IDFG = Idaho Fish and Game; MTFWP = Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks; PR = private land; ST= state owned land; SNF = Shoshone National Forest; UNK = Unknown; WRIR = Wind River Indian Reservation; WYGF = Wyoming Game and Fish; YNP = Yellowstone National Park.
CountUniqueSexAge classKnown Mortality DateLocationDemographic Monitoring AreaLoss  
Part A. Documented known and probable grizzly bear mortalities that occurred during 2018 inside the Demographic Monitoring Area (DMA).         
1201901MAdult3/31/2019South Fork Shoshone, PR-WYInsideKnown, human-caused, management removal for cattle depredations.  
Part B. Documented known and probable grizzly bear mortalities that occurred during 2018 outside the Demographic Monitoring Area (DMA).         
Part C. Documented known and probable grizzly bear mortalities found during 2018 that occurred in years prior to 2018.         
This information is preliminary and is subject to revision. It is being provided to meet the need for timely best science. The information is provided on the condition that neither the U.S. Geological Survey nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from the authorized or unauthorized use of the information. Release of information will be limited for mortalities under investigation.