After a standoff of about 10 minutes the bison slowly started to go back in the direction they came from. They would not cross in front of or behind the grizzly and his meal.
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From Yellowstone in March
As if to make his point, the bear turned and started to eat his cherished dinner
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Taking a Break
After carefully burying his elk carcass and depositing his body on top of it, the grizzly sat down and panted..
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First Grizzly of Spring
This bear has retrieved the carcass of an elk from the little pond to his right. After eating he covered it in grass and sat on it to protect it from other carnivores.
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