Denali is home to around 200 grizzly bears (not much at all), and we had the chance to see at least 12 in our tour, all being busy looking for food before coming winter. Also being already used to sight of tourist buses, they did not shy away from the curious cameras.
The bad news we learned is that local authorities (made up in majority by licensed hunters) allow shooting any bear crossing the invisible border of Denali park! Outraging…A full impact of indiscriminate grizzly hunting has a full range of indirect impacts on entire bear population in the area, more to read study HERE
All over United States, where this majestic animal still has a presence, there is more and more pressure from hunting lobby, with devastating impact on the grizzly population. More to read in this Article