About an hour earlier, Grizzly 399 had crossed the road.

Her small, newly born cub of the year poked along behind her. When the duo approached a crowd of 60 or so wildlife watchers and photographers, Grand Teton National Park’s bear brigade sent the people packing.

Grizzly 399

Delighted wildlife watchers look on Tuesday as Grizzly 399 and her cub of the year cross Teton Park Road.

399 and cub

Grizzly 399 scans her surroundings as her fresh cub peeks around her hind leg in this shot from valley wildlife photographer Christi Wood-Dutro.

Contact Billy Arnold at 732-7063 or barnold@jhnewsandguide.com.

Environmental Reporter

Billy Arnold has been covering the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and the people who manage it since January 2022. He previously spent two years covering Teton County government, and a year editing Scene. Tips welcomed.

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