Otto Troegle lets a charging grizzly Robobear have it with a well-directed shot of bear spray during a free training held on Aug. 23. Maria Davidson of Safari Club International partnered with Wyoming Game and Fish to bring bear awareness and training to Pinedale.
Clint Atkinson, the large carnivore biologist for Wyoming Game and Fish in Sublette County, said, ‘The biggest threat to human safety is dirty camps. Bears go after anything with an aroma, even toothpaste. They also have a great memory and will go back to the exact spot they found food previously.’