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Yellowstone visitor wants park to train bears to be 'where guests can see them'

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August 26, 2015View for printing

At least one visitor to Yellowstone National Park doesn't appreciate that the bears didn't do their part to make the visit memorable.

This image of a visitor survey from Xanterra Parks and Resorts was posted to It reads:

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What's the most "interesting" question you've been asked?

Mine is: "At what altitude to deer turn into elk?"

When I lived in Ft. Bragg, Cheri's restaurant was on the fishing docks, where the Noyo River joined the sea. The sea lions would often haul out on the docks in the evening, for their rest. One night, as the restaurant staff were cleaning up and getting ready to close, she gets a call from the motel on the cliff above - "could you please tell your sea lions to quiet down, we're trying to sleep up here".

Maybe they're the same people who want the bears to be trained.

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