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Tundra - NPS photo.

Bones Don’t Lie: Evidence of a Bear’s Perseverance Through Trauma

On July 1, 2014, bear 130 Tundra was found dead near Brooks River. Since this bear was well known by rangers and the public, her skull was collected and cleaned so it could be used for educational and interpretive programs. As it turns out, Tundra’s skull reveals a biography of trauma she apparently suffered through