Black Bear

Yellowstone National Park said July 15 officials recently euthanized a black bear after it bit a backpacker and On July 6, a black bear walked up to a backcountry campsite near the Hellroaring Trailhead where a group of five were sitting outside their tents.

Welcome sign for Bridge Bay Campground in Yellowstone National Park
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A bison in Yellowstone National Park gored a 72-year-old woman Thursday evening.

Black bear attacks are extremely rare, but that could be changing. Wildlife officials say with more people coming into contact with wildlife, the chances for conflict will also increase.