Yellowstone National Park http://kplu.org en More people plus more bears equals more bear attacks http://kplu.org/post/more-people-plus-more-bears-equals-more-bear-attacks <p>Wildlife experts say bear attacks are rising &ndash; but then, so is the number of people in bear country. Yellowstone National Park officials confirmed that a grizzly bear killed a hiker from Michigan. That&#39;s the second grizzly-caused death in the park this summer.</p><p>According to the Montana-based Center for Wildlife Information, run-ins with grizzly and black bears have increased in the last 20 years in North America. To some degree, that&#39;s expected. Bear populations have dramatically increased, and more people live and recreate in bear habitat now.</p> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 23:17:07 +0000 Jessica Robinson 2469 at http://kplu.org More people plus more bears equals more bear attacks