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'Hair of the bear' census to count grizzlies

At least 40 grizzly bears are thought to make their homes in the far northwest corner of Montana and northeastern Idaho, but getting an exact count is tricky. Researchers are hoping for a more accurate assessment this summer based on the grizzlies' fur.Full story

Animal Tracks: Close encounter with a grizzly bear

Larry and Cindy Griffith expected an exciting adventure when they booked their 10-day vacation to Alaska. But nothing prepared them for being so up close and personal with a grizzly. I spoke with Larry, back home in New Mexico, about the trip. Full story

More grizzlies meeting up with humans

There have been a half-dozen encounters between grizzly bears and humans reported in Montana this month alone, a number experts attribute to a growing bear population stuck in the low country because of the deep snowpack. Full story

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