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 only thing standing in the way of the GOP-backed measure becoming law is Donald Trump's signature.
Float planes pull right up to the Farm Lodge for transport into interior Lake Clark. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish With such
"The force of each bite was like a sledge hammer with teeth," Todd Orr wrote later.
Breaking News: Obama Administration Grounds Aerial Hunting, Other Inhumane Predator-Killing Practices On Refuges In Alaska
I'm delighted to report that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has followed the National Park Service in prohibiting some of the most wanton and misguided methods utilized to slaughter grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, and coyotes on our public lands in Alaska
A search continued Thursday for the animal, believed to have been a grizzly.
Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Associate Professor of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University; John A Vucetich
"It is not a good thing for the future of polar bears that we see this hybridization occurring."
Do NOT try this on your own.
In March 2016, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed delisting the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem in portions of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. As mandated by the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the Service opened a 60-day public comment period.