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A Tale: Bears Entertain Yellowstone Campers — Dearling, 1900

By the 1890s, grand hotels had been built throughout Yellowstone Park and kitchen managers dumped their refuse in nearby woods. Bears soon began treating the arrival of garbage carts as invitations to dinner and watching them at the dump became a “must-do ” experience on par with viewing geysers, canyons and falls. In 1900, John… Continue reading A Tale: Bears Entertain Yellowstone Campers — Dearling, 1900