"Oh my gosh!" one exclaims as the bear stood on her hind legs during their Canadian encounter.
The restoration effort, which the president's first Interior chief supported, called for returning some 200 grizzly bears to the wilds of the North Cascades.
Grizzlies in Canada are starving as the salmon population withers amid climate change.
Valérie Théorêt and her 10-month-old daughter were staying in the cabin in the Yukon while the family was fur trapping.
The move comes just days before Idaho and Wyoming were set to allow the hunting of 23 bears.
The Yellowstone grizzly was removed from the Endangered Species List last year.
The only thing standing in the way of the GOP-backed measure becoming law is Donald Trump's signature.
A new plan near schools.
Sillouette of a brown bear yawning. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish Bear viewing adventure on the coast: Silver Salmon Creek
"The force of each bite was like a sledge hammer with teeth," Todd Orr wrote later.