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On the evening of Aug. 9, 1967, only four days before the infamous Night of the Grizzlies, Shea, Gildart and two other rangers were visiting Granite Park Chalet. What John and Steve didn’t know was that Glacier was in the middle of a grizzly crisis. Glacier was filled with marvelous creatures. They will eat almost anything but prefer roots and berries. They are North America’s biggest and most powerful animal. They threw on their boots and ran. They told their story to the ranger on duty. On a summer night in 1967, a tragedy in Glacier National Park would transform the way we care for wild places. Two weeks later, they’d realize how lucky they were to make it out alive. The boys spent the night in a cabin. It was starving and had broken glass in its teeth. They’d arrived the day before. Instead, bearproof trash cans protect bears from getting into human garbage and signs remind tourists not to feed the wildlife. Night of the Grizzlies: 2 deaths in Glacier National Park led to changes in bear management From the An earthquake, the Confederate fountain, Greg Gianforte.Here are 17 stories from 2017. series August 12th will be the 45th anniversary of the tragedy known as "The night of the grizzly" I was wondering if anyone here knew of any of the people involved at either Granite Park or Trout Lake. Both women, Julie Helgeson, 19, of Albert Lea, Minnesota, and Michele Koons, 19, of San Diego, California, died of their injuries. But then it started to tear apart their backpacks. By the time John and Steve were growing up in Montana, fewer than 1,000 grizzlies remained in the lower 48 states. Kirkus Reviews called the book "the kind of horror story you can't put down. Best of all: They spotted a group of bears that came to the lake for a drink. If a grizzly was seen near a trail, the trail would be closed. They told their story to the ranger on duty. On August 13, the world woke up to shocking news from Glacier. They’d arrived the day before, excited for three days of cooking over a campfire and sleeping under the stars. Grizzlies can run up to 35 miles per hour. Check back soon for more announcements and tutorials. See the Contest Page for details. Before students read the article, have them watch this fascinating video about the work being done in Glacier to help understand grizzly bears. When they returned to their campsite the next morning, the grizzly was gone. [6], The first attack was reported around midnight at the Granite Park Chalet. For these bears, humans had become a source of food. Their jaws can chomp through metal and bone. [13] One specialist at the time calculated the odds were greater than 1 in a million for a single attack but the odds of two separate attacks in a 4 hour time span were beyond measure; these odds were calculated based on the 57-year history of no fatal attacks. They hoped the bear would leave. It was July 1967. Their jaws can chomp through metal and bone. "Night of the Grizzlies" by Lauren Tarshis Two bear attacks on the same night in Glacier National Park transformed how we care for animals in the wild. Their knife-sharp claws can tear apart tree stumps. [8] Two rangers shot a bear at a ranger station near Trout Lake on August 14; a postmortem examination of the stomach contents conclusively identified it as the bear that had killed Koons. In total, four bears were shot and killed by Monday, August 14;[7] the first two, which had become habituated to rummage through the Granite Park Chalet trash, were killed on August 13. It can also permanently change the animal’s habits and relationship to the natural environment. They knew that grizzlies usually stayed away from humans. Normally, a grizzly attacks only if taken by surprise or if it feels threatened. What John and Steve didn’t know was that Glacier was in the middle of a grizzly crisis. The Core Skills Workout is a series of skill-based activities that will help your students "bulk up" in the comprehension skills they need most to become strong, analytical readers. [3], The second attack was reported around 4 AM at Trout Lake; Koons had gone camping there with four friends, and all five worked at the Lake McDonald Lodge. Cans of spaghetti and chili were torn apart. Larry M. Elkin is the founder and president of Palisades Hudson, and is based out of Palisades Hudson’s Fort Lauderdale, Florida headquarters. The last bear was killed at the Chalet; she was a sow with two cubs, and was blamed for Helgeson's death because of the presence of blood on her claws. The boys’ first day was perfect. Put students in groups, either in your classroom or in virtual breakout rooms. They prayed the grizzly wouldn’t chase after them. Ask them to read the article a second time and discuss or write their answers to the close-reading questions and critical-thinking questions (available in your, Distribute or assign the Cause and Effect Skill Builder (available in yourÂ, Alternatively, distribute or assign the Choice Board (available in yourÂ. Tens of thousands of the bears were shot and poisoned. They were basically giant garbage heaps. Story 5 out of 5 stars. Some grizzlies had lost their natural fear of humans and were behaving aggressively. One camper awoke with the bear sniffing her sleeping bag, but remained still and the bear moved on; when the bear was investigating Koons, Koons woke and screamed; the other four campers were able to escape by climbing trees, but the zipper on Koons's sleeping bag was stuck and the bear dragged her approximately 300 feet (91 m) away from the campsite. But the real problem wasn’t the bears. All summer they had been getting complaints about grizzlies lurking near campgrounds and threatening humans. But the rangers had bigger problems to deal with, like the wildfires that were burning in some areas of the park. When the bear turned away from Ducat to Helgeson, he ran to a nearby group of campers for help; the bear dragged Helgeson into the woods as she screamed. Five winners will each receive a Storyworks prize. [3][10], The book's name has become the popular name for the maulings of August 13. If appropriate, invite them to describe a special animal that is native to their countries of origin. This is why John and Steve didn’t feel afraid on that July evening when they spotted grizzly bears. Some of these stories made grizzlies seem like monsters— mindless killers with a taste for human flesh. Ideas about grizzlies—and humans—would never be the same. The text weaves together narrative and informational passages. Find it in your Resources tab! By the mid-1900s, scientists had come to understand that grizzlies were not mindless monsters. Steve and John understood that grizzlies could be dangerous. Two horrific grizzly attacks would soon shatter the peaceful beauty of Glacier National Park. In Glacier, some grizzlies started to depend on garbage for survival. Thorough and mindful research is crucial to making sure you get your hands on the best-possible Night Of The Grizzlies. We’ll send you updates on digital features and tips here throughout the year. Finally, Glacier’s leaders were forced to face the truth. It was starving and had broken glass in its teeth. Their campsite was close to the trail established by bears feeding on the Chalet's garbage. Some were the smaller and more common black bears. Back then, tens of thousands of grizzlies lived here. Some people in the park were even using garbage to lure grizzlies closer to humans on purpose. Glacier was filled with marvelous creatures like hawks and bighorn sheep. They can also listen to the Author Read-Aloud. They should then add to the chart, comparing what humans have done to address those problems. The Night of the Grizzlies is a really great story, and an important story, told by two masterful storytellers. The only truly safe place for a grizzly was in one of the area’s two national parks, Glacier and Yellowstone. In the 57 years that had passed since the park’s opening, no grizzlies had ever killed a human within the park. Garbage pits like those at Granite Park were closed. Afterward, have students select one of their reflections to share aloud with the class. Those new rules led to lasting change. Use breakout chat rooms to place students into groups of 3-4. After a terrifying 4-mile hike through the darkness, they arrived at a ranger station. The only truly safe place for a grizzly was in one of the area’s two national parks, Glacier and Yellowstone. A few even spotted grizzly bears. They set up their campsite and feasted on the trout they caught in the lake. Glacier was filled with litter. John and Steve made it out of the wilderness that night. In these parks, hunting wasn’t allowed and all animals were protected by law. For more than half a century, grizzly bears roamed free in the nati The boys were out on the lake, horsing around on a big pile of floating logs. Their front paws can crack a skull in one swipe. No anecdotal evidence was provided to substantiate the theory, and a 1991 study demonstrated that "[n]o bear showed appreciable interest in menstrual odors regardless of the bear's age, sex, reproductive status, or the time of year. [3], Several park rangers had previously filed a report after observing on August 9 that bears were feeding on garbage generated by the Granite Park Chalet and campers; this was possibly a deliberate attempt to attract tourists,[3] as the main attraction at the Chalet were the grizzlies. The boys spent the night in a cabin. Guests would then crowd onto a balcony, clapping and shouting as they watched grizzlies fight over leftover hot dogs and chili. Suddenly, a strange sound caught their attention. This dramatic and tragic story, and how it eventually influenced the fate of the grizzly bear in Nearly all the rest were chased from the habitats where they had lived for thousands of years. When they returned to their campsite the next morning, the grizzly was gone. The attacks happened 7 miles apart. Grizzlies have lived in North America for about 50,000 years—far longer than humans have. Bears use them to snatch salmon, dig for food, and make their dens. They looked over at their campsite. Many of America’s first people came to see these bears as sacred creatures. Grizzly bears in Glacier National Park killed two young women and severely mauled one man. Performance 5 out of 5 stars. TM ® & © 2020 Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Find the audio read-aloud in your Resources tab.Â. The man was not surprised. Shop now. In Glacier, some grizzlies started to depend on garbage for survival. It was what happened the next evening that filled them with terror. Like John and Steve, they walked the winding trails and looked out across the jewel-like lakes. A skinny grizzly was devouring a loaf of their bread. But at least two were grizzlies. [3], One theory postulated the bears were attracted by odors associated with menstruation, and brochures were circulated to warn menstruating women from entering bear territory. The Core Skills Workout comes with every issue and will support your reading program no matter what your scope and sequence. As you read, look for what caused two grizzly bear attacks and what changed as a result of them. In fact, they are intelligent and shy. But Steve and John quickly escaped the honking cars, crowds of hikers, and trash-covered trails. In Glacier’s 57-year history, there had never been a single deadly grizzly bear attack. Cans of spaghetti and chili were torn apart. The other bear was in even worse shape. Back then, tens of thousands of grizzlies lived here. [9]:40–41 The campground at Trout Lake "looked like a battlefield strewn with K rations", according to Olsen;[10] rangers took nearly twenty bags of garbage out of the site by helicopter a few weeks later. On August 13, the world woke up to shocking news from Glacier. "Night of the Grizzlies" is a great tale and although written by Olsen nearly 45 years ago, is only slightly outdated. Invite students to visit this website, which gives information about a variety of endangered animals. Although she was eventually found alive 400 feet (120 m) from their original campsite, she later died of her wounds at the Chalet. On the night of August 12, 1967, grizzly bears in Glacier National Park killed two young women and severely mauled one man. "[11], Olsen's book examines the most plausible explanation of the unlikely dual attacks[12] since no fatal grizzly attack had ever been recorded in the park's 57-year history prior to that night. In Glacier, their favorite treats are chubby little squirrels called marmots. Her front paw was badly torn, likely from broken glass. Want to hear this story read aloud by a Storyworks writer? Click here! In the days that followed, this was the question that echoed across Glacier’s forests and lakes. Buy Night of the Grizzlies by Jack Olsen online at Alibris. 5.1a, c; 5.3a, b; 5.5a; 5.6a, c, g, h; 5.7b, c, d, f, g; 5.9d; 5.10a, b, c, d; 5.11; 5.12a, b; 6.1a, c; 6.2a, b; 6.4a; 6.5a, c, g, h; 6.6b, c, d, f, g; 6.8d; 6.9a, b, c, d; 6.10; 6.11a, b. Glacier’s leaders had no answer to this question. The boys knew something about this bear seemed unusual—and dangerous. Or maybe lightning had spooked the bears. 880 Ratings. Hours before, Koons and her friends had hiked to Trout Lake, passing a group that warned them about a bear. Feeding human food to a wild animal isn’t just unhealthy for the animal. In the late fall or early winter, grizzly bears dig a hole called a den, where they hibernate for up to seven months. Hours before, Koons and her friends had hiked to Trout Lake, passing a group that warned them about a bear. The attacks were not related; they happened 7 miles apart. The night of Saturday, August 12th, lightning lit the skies of Glacier National Park. But the real problem wasn’t the bears. But night after night, the show went on. Night of the Grizzlies (Signet) Jack Olsen. 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[5]:50 However future events would show grizzly attacks to become more common, as Olson explains, because of increased human presence in wilderness areas and decreased habitat for bears to live in, reaching a critical tipping point in the summer of 1967. iStockPhoto/Getty Images (berries); Shutterstock.com (all other images). Finally, Glacier’s leaders were forced to face the truth: It was not heat or fires or lightning that had caused the grizzlies to turn violent. The boys shouted at the bear, hoping that their voices would scare it off. They hiked several miles up to Trout Lake. Many of America’s first people came to see these bears as sacred creatures. Rangers cleaned up the trails and campgrounds. Bears use their claws to snatch salmon, dig for food, and make their dens.Â, Grizzlies can run up to 35 miles per hour. In fact, the bears are highly intelligent, with excellent memories. Two weeks later, they’d realize that they had been lucky to escape with their lives. Softcover. The first people arrived more than 12,000 years ago. That area was known to be the territory of a sow bear that fed on garbage at Kelly's Camp, a privately-owned facility that predated the establishment of the park, nearby at the north end of Lake McDonald; the bear was characterized as "not quite right" and had previously chased a group of Girl Scouts the week prior to the attacks. Then ask them to create a chart comparing the problems that grizzly bears in Glacier National Park faced with those of orangutans in Borneo. ELL students may not have prior knowledge about grizzly bears. The man was not surprised. The first people arrived more than 12,000 years ago. Then show the video “. Access this article and hundreds more like it with a subscription to Storyworks magazine. Mountain lions snuck through the trees. Want to Read. Unlike black bears, which could once be found all across America, grizzlies lived only in the West. But it is unusual for a grizzly to use its deadly powers on a human. When the first people arrived, more than 12,000 years ago, tens of thousands of grizzlies lived up and down the western part of the continent. Many park staffers were uncomfortable with this situation, as recounted in Jack Olsen’s 1969 book, “Night of the Grizzlies.” Among them were Gildart and his friend, wildlife biologist Dave Shea. It was what happened the next evening that filled them with terror. They felt lucky to see these amazing creatures. Yet, the young campers proved unphased. Yet, the young campers proved unphased. They were behaving aggressively. Today, such practices are banned. I stumbled across this documentary the other day. I’m very glad to hear that the result of that terrible night was much better management by the Parks. On the Glacier National Park website students can visit the park from home, looking at the park’s webcams, reading blogs by park rangers, and checking out digital versions of park exhibits. Most lived in the northern wilderness of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming. vocabulary, supporting details, key idea, text evidence, synthesizing, analyzing, critical thinking, narrative writingÂ. More specifically, it was the garbage that people were leaving all over the park—leftover food at campsites, wrappers and broken bottles on trails. Normally, a grizzly attacks only if taken by surprise or if it feels threatened. The boys left Glacier with what little camping gear they could save. "Night of the Grizzlies" is a great tale and although written by Olsen nearly 45 years ago, is only slightly outdated. At campgrounds, picnic areas were set up far away from where people slept. Learning Objective: Students will read a narrative nonfiction article and identify how humans’ leaving garbage in national parks changed the behavior and well-being of grizzly bears, and what happened as a result. With Clint Walker, Martha Hyer, Keenan Wynn, Nancy Kulp. Convert currency. I thought I would share, because I am unable to find it on YouTube. Grizzlies’ claws can grow up to 4 inches. In Glacier’s 57-year history, there had never been a single deadly grizzly bear attack. Neither grizzly had been surprised or threatened by people. (Grizzled means streaked with gray.). Have students partake in a virtual “silent conversation.” Create a shared Google Doc with memorable quotes from the article. The story includes some higher-level vocabulary, such as habitats and transformation, and a good deal of descriptive language. Nearly all the rest were chased from their habitats. It can also change the way it acts in the wild. Based on the terrifying true events. Glacier was filled with litter. It had smashed their lantern and eaten all their food. One was a mother bear. You are being redirecting to Scholastic's authentication page... For more support materials, visit our Help Center. John and Steve made it out of the wilderness that night. One was a mother bear that had been seen with her two cubs at the Granite Park garbage pit. R.1, R.2, R.3, R.4, W.2, W.3, SL.1, SL.2, L.6, R.4.1, R.4.2, R.4.3, R.4.4, W.4.2, W.4.3, SL.4.1, SL.4.2, L.4.6, R.5.1, R.5.2, R.5.3, R.5.4, W.5.2, W.5.3, SL.5.1, SL.5.2, L.5.6, R.6.1, R.6.2, R.6.3, R.6.4, W.6.2, W.6.3, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, L.6.6, 4.1a, c; 4.3a, b; 4.5a; 4.6a, c, g, h; 4.7b, c, d, f, g; 4.9d; 4.10a, b, c, d; 4.11; 4.12a, b. Send it to “Grizzlies Contest” by December 1, 2020. So, here ya go! Grizzlies do have fearsome powers. Lastly, “presenters” can present their group’s research to the class. Four grizzlies were also dead; the mother grizzly’s two cubs were also euthanized. Feeding human food to a wild animal is unhealthy for the animal. [17], This article is about the book, for the unrelated 1966 movie, see, List of fatal bear attacks in North America, "Grizzlies turn killer – two girls die, youth mauled", "Night of the Grizzlies: Lessons learned in 50 years since attacks", "Rangers Theorize Lightning Caused Two Grizzlies To Attack Trio", "The Grizzly Bear Murder Case Part III: End—or beginning? Eleven bullets split the cool night, and the bear slumped into a ravine. We are all doing much better, but issues still arise, like the rangers shooting the griz sow and cubs up morning star way a few years ago. But they weren’t frightened. This is one reason why people started hunting grizzlies. And ideas about grizzlies—and humans—would never be the same. News & Features Lessons From Night of the Grizzlies The unthinkable tragedy that unfolded 50 years ago in Glacier National Park claimed the lives of … Check out Storyworks At Home for our favorite stories and tools to kick off your year. Most lived in the northern wilderness of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming. A final look before the Grizzlies suit up for draft night By Drew Hill , Daily Memphian Published: November 17, 2020 9:15 PM CT ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas suggested Syracuse junior Elijah Hughes, seen at right in March, as an option for the Grizzlies in the second round. Grizzly bears eat almost anything, including: Write a story that a grizzly bear living in Glacier National Park could tell her cubs about how things have changed for bears in the park since 1967 and why. Terror was just ahead. And so John and Steve didn’t feel afraid on that July evening when they spotted grizzly bears sipping cool water from Trout Lake. For these bears, humans had become a source of food. They looked over at their campsite. The boys weren’t grizzly experts, but something about this bear seemed unusual— and dangerous. Night of the Grizzlies (1969) is a book by Jack Olsen which details events surrounding the night of August 13, 1967,[1] when two young women were separately attacked and killed in Glacier National Park, Montana, by grizzly bears. Grizzlies’ claws can grow up to 4 inches long. Aggressive bears would be moved to remote parts of the park. Two 14-year-old boys, Steve Ashlock and John Cook, were enjoying a fishing trip in Montana’s Glacier National Park. Late Wednesday night (or early Thursday morning) Grizzlies GM/Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Zach Kleiman spoke with media on a … [9][15][5] A 37-page prologue was added for the book. Truly, Night of the Grizzlies is the scariest thing I’ve ever read – Stephen King couldn’t come up with a better description of a bear attack. In fact, they felt lucky to see one of Earth’s most amazing creatures in the wild. They ordered rangers to find the two grizzlies and euthanize them—kill them painlessly. Nothing could change the tragic events of “the night of the grizzlies,” as that night in August became known. They will eat almost anything but prefer roots and berries. Read the lower-Lexile version of the article together, and ask what the title “Night of the Grizzlies” refers to. [9]:42–43 The caretaker was instructed not to feed the bears, but he felt those instructions were only being stated pro forma and after checking with the concessionaire, kept the practice. That’s faster than any Olympic sprinter.Â, Invite students to browse through the article, looking at the pictures, captions, map, and sidebar. Potential sources can include buying guides for Night Of The Grizzlies, rating websites, word-of-mouth testimonials, online forums, and product reviews. Before reading the article, show the Text Features Slideshow . They were excited for three days of camping and fishing. Never before had there been a deadly grizzly attack in Glacier. This is a beautiful lake surrounded by Glacier’s thick forests and rugged mountains. [3], On orders from park management, rangers were armed and told to shoot any bear they found at Trout Lake and Granite Park Chalet. In 1967, Glacier National Park, two rangers try to prevent a horrific tragedy after careless policies put man on a collision course with one of the smartest and deadliest animals on Earth. Night of the Grizzlies (1969) is a book by Jack Olsen which details events surrounding the night of August 13, 1967, when two young women were separately attacked and killed in Glacier National Park, Montana, by grizzly bears. They hiked several miles up to Trout Lake, one of the glittering lakes set among Glacier’s thick forests and rugged mountains. 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