"Be Bear Aware" Animal Dangers Tip by jessicadf

Animal Dangers, Yosemite National Park: 47 reviews and 36 photos

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by jessicadf

There are most definitely bears living in and around Yosemite National Park. NEVER leave food or anything with human smells such as deoderant, mouth wash, toothpaste, etc., in your car or in your tent. Also, bears have learned that paper and plastic bags hold food, and metal spray canisters often hold food - so if they even SEE those, regardless of what they may or may not contain, the bears will do their best to get at those items.

Every year a LOT of cars are destroyed by hungry and curious bears.

If you're staying in a hotel, make sure you take all tempting items to your room with you. If you aren't staying inside a hotel, all campsites provide Bear Boxes, where you can store your food. Use 'em!

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  • Written Sep 1, 2004
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