Here's looking at you
Scientists with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team have seen the first female grizzly bear with cubs of the year for 2020 in Yellowstone National Park. The radio-collared female was seen with 3 cubs during a telemetry tracking flight on 4/10. One of the 3 cubs is hard to see between the 2 obvious siblings, but you can just make out its head. This beautiful 13 year-old female bear weighed 311 lbs and was estimated to have nearly 40% body fat when first captured and radio-collared on September 15, 2019 by the USGS scientists with the team. Image courtesy of USGS partner Mark Packila.