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A bear and her tree

A bear and her tree

Marty’s photo of the day #3085: “I didn’t touch the tree. I promise!” (Black bear, photographed in Yellowstone National Park)

Hiking away from the crowds

Hiking away from the crowds

Marty’s photo of the day #2924: Most people who go to Yellowstone National Park never leave the main roads. I think that’s great, because it makes it easy to hike away from the crowds. I photographed this black bear last month on one of those hikes.

The prettier bear

The prettier bear

Marty’s photo of the day #2886: Yesterday, I shared a story about essentially hiking into two black bears in a narrow Yellowstone National Park valley. The photo (see #2885) with that post showed the male bear, with a black coat. This photo shows his companion, with a brown coat. This bear didn’t stand up to […]

Bear-ly too close

Bear-ly too close

Marty’s photo of the day #2885: Last weekend, in Yellowstone National Park, we were going to hike up an old-favorite closed road that Deb and I had hiked before. Then I spotted an unmarked trail going off to the side and suggested we follow it instead. The trail went into a narrow valley and eventually […]

Black bear standing

Black bear standing

Marty’s photo of the day #2882: I don’t often miss posting a photo of the day, but Deb, Fiona, and I are in Yellowstone National Park, and yesterday morning we were up early to drive into the Lamar Valley. Now is the time when the locals do Yellowstone, because you can see the park before […]

Black bear

Black bear

Marty’s photo of the day #2414: I completely forgot about this picture. This is a black bear, photographed several years ago in my backyard, with my motion-sensing camera.

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