<p>Silver-tipped grizzly 399 surveys a sage-filled meadow looking for potential dangers for her three young cubs in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The bears are known to exit the park, where they may be at risk from a new legal hunt.</p>

Silver-tipped grizzly 399 surveys a sage-filled meadow looking for potential dangers for her three young cubs in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The bears are known to exit the park, where they may be at risk from a new legal hunt.

Photograph by Thomas D. Mangelsen

Yellowstone-Area Grizzly Bears to Be Hunted for First Time in Decades

The sport hunt, which will begin in fall, is controversial among the public and conservationists, though state biologists support it.

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