Happy Birthday to Grizzly 399

January 19, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Born in January of 1996, the world's most famous grizzly bear celebrates her birthday this month.  Currently asleep in her den outside of Grand Teton National Park, grizzly 399 turns 26!

Once she and her four cubs appear out of hibernation, probably sometime in May 2022, she is expected to kick out her four cubs shortly after. 

Fingers crossed that Jackson Hole will be better prepared than they were last year, when 399 and her cubs got food rewards while visiting housing developments.  Read my article, published in November 2021, on the human-caused uncertain futures for the grizzlies here: https://www.destinationwildlife.com/blog/an-uncertain-future-for-grand-tetons-grizzlies

Read my article on the backstory of grizzly 399, published in July 2020, here: https://www.destinationwildlife.com/blog/can-queen-of-tetons-grizzly-399-protect-her-heirs

Here are some of my favorite images of grizzly 399 and her four cubs these past two years. 

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Close-up of 399

399 and the cubs in the summer of 2021


What is the most popular fine art print in my Etsy shop so far? 

Grizzly 399 and her four newborn cubs in spring flowers in 2020.

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Striking a pose for the camera and showing off her formidable claws


399 in a rainstorm


What's the second most popular fine art print? 399 of course! Here she is in the wild flowers in the spring of 2020. 

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