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Grizzly Mother Sharing her Catch

Guests are often a little confused when they see a mother grizzly catch a salmon and not share with her young cubs.  She does this for two reasons.  Although the mother is nursing these cubs it is in everyone’s best interest for them to learn to catch their own fish and feed independently.  Secondly because the mother is nursing these cubs she needs to consume a lot of calories to maintain this and must be a little selfish at times.