Bears and Moths

Grizzly Bears Find Fall Feast in Well-Traveled Moths

October 21, 2013

Online story: “As aspen leaves turn the gold of fall, grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone area endure the final mania of their annual feeding frenzy before winter’s hibernation. The omnivorous bears compulsively pack on the pounds with berries, fish, carrion, whitebark pine seeds and a food unique to the Rocky Mountains—thousands of army cutworm moths.”


Illustration is purely for fun and by Marissa Fessenden