Trips: Grand Teton National Park Summer 2013 - Bear Confusion!

Photographs of Grand Teton National Park from June 2013, the final weeks when the 2 natural cubs of grizzly bear 610, and one of 399's cubs adopted two years earlier, were together, including 760.

One of grizzly 610's cubs cries in distress after mom and her two sblings scatter after smelling an another approaching grizzly...

One of grizzly 610's cubs cries in distress after mom and her two sblings scatter after smelling an another approaching grizzly.

In the quiet of dawn, grizzly 610 bawls a loud cry that carries across the meadows.

In the quiet of dawn, grizzly 610 bawls a loud cry that carries across the meadows.

A cub stands in alarm, looking for 610 who has disappeared.

A cub stands in alarm, looking for 610 who has disappeared.

Two of grizzly 610's cubs scatter.

Two of grizzly 610's cubs scatter.

Arrowroot blooms on the eastern slopes of Signal Mountain.

Arrowroot blooms on the eastern slopes of Signal Mountain.

One of grizzl 610's cubs walks quickly along a willow thicket.

One of grizzl 610's cubs walks quickly along a willow thicket.

A cub of Grizzly 610, a daughter of Grizzly 399, pauses in her search for mom.

A cub of Grizzly 610, a daughter of Grizzly 399, pauses in her search for mom.

A close encounter with one of grizzly 610's cubs (from the safety of my parked truck).

A close encounter with one of grizzly 610's cubs (from the safety of my parked truck).

After being deserted in the meadow, one of 610's cubs searches for mom.

After being deserted in the meadow, one of 610's cubs searches for mom.

610  Grizzly Cub, 2013.

610 Grizzly Cub, 2013.

Grizzly's 610'ss two cubs forage on grasses and wildflowers, 2013.

Grizzly's 610'ss two cubs forage on grasses and wildflowers, 2013.

A bank of wildflowers lines the highway in early summer near the Grand Teton range.

A bank of wildflowers lines the highway in early summer near the Grand Teton range.

Wet from a morning grazing and digging, one of gtizzlyy 610's cub's peers across the meadow.

Wet from a morning grazing and digging, one of gtizzlyy 610's cub's peers across the meadow.

A grizzly cub, daughter of 610, breaks through a hole in the willow thicket with a wet and muddy face that gives proof to what...

A grizzly cub, daughter of 610, breaks through a hole in the willow thicket with a wet and muddy face that gives proof to what he has been doing this early morning.

A grizzly cub stands in the shadows to get a better view.

A grizzly cub stands in the shadows to get a better view.

A double rainbow over Cache Creek near the southern entrance to Grand Teton National Park.

A double rainbow over Cache Creek near the southern entrance to Grand Teton National Park.

As a summer storm passes, a double rainbow emerges with the promise of better tomorrows.

As a summer storm passes, a double rainbow emerges with the promise of better tomorrows.

A grizzly cub of 610 stands in a meadow near willow flats and practices his moves.

A grizzly cub of 610 stands in a meadow near willow flats and practices his moves.

Grizzly cubs, like 610's, frequently stand to get a better view of their surroundings and to see over the grasses and sage.

Grizzly cubs, like 610's, frequently stand to get a better view of their surroundings and to see over the grasses and sage.

A grizzlyy cub crouches before standing tall.

A grizzlyy cub crouches before standing tall.

A golden sunrise on Oxbow Bend of the Snake River.

A golden sunrise on Oxbow Bend of the Snake River.

A large, dark forest grouse closely related to the Sooty Grouse, this Dusky Grouse prefers the woodland edges near open meadows...

A large, dark forest grouse closely related to the Sooty Grouse, this Dusky Grouse prefers the woodland edges near open meadows.

A glorious sunrise on Jackson Lake.

A glorious sunrise on Jackson Lake.

A coyote circles through the sage meadows to reach its den and young kits.

A coyote circles through the sage meadows to reach its den and young kits.