The “Proper Way?”: Horace Albright and Yellowstone Bear Policy in the 1920s

Earlier this spring, wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen sent a succinct text to his friend, famed British primatologist Jane Goodall, which read simply: “Miraculously, she still lives!”  The she in question was Bear 399, a 24-year old grizzly sow, who emerged from hibernation this year in Grand Teton National Park with four cubs in tow. One … Continue reading The “Proper Way?”: Horace Albright and Yellowstone Bear Policy in the 1920s