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Dancing Grizzly

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Detailed Description

Grizzly bear vigorously rubbing on a natural marking tree in Glacier NP, Montana. Rubbing is a form of chemical communication. DNA analysis of hair collected from natural rub trees is used to identify individual bears and census the population.

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Public Domain.