African big cats are picky about where they live

It’s not just a mater of available food-

Maybe they think cropland is just plain ugly?

No Place Like Home: Africa’s Big Cats Show Postcode Preference. ScienceDaily

Griz attacks hunter; hunter’s companion shoots at bear, hits other hunter

No word on the condition of shot hunter in incident near Cooke City, MT-

I’m surprised this hasn’t happened more often. The news story so far is sketchy.

Here is a little more (newer) information. Man Attacked by bear near Cooke City, MT.

Elk will not be fed near Sun Valley, ID this winter

Long time private feeding by Wood River Elk Trust terminated-

It looks like some wisdom has seeped in. Feeding elk on the edge of town disrupts elk natural patterns and attracts wolves, cougars, coyotes into town. This problem will not be resolved immediately, however, because the elk now expect food. They will come to the edge of town, find no food laid out and probably attack the shrubbery.

No elk feeding in Elkhorn this winter. SV Elkhorn Association denies proposal. By Jon Duval. Idaho Express Staff Writer