During my last outing in the field in East Yellowstone this past week, I used a thermal camera to observe and document some bears during the dusk and night time hours. My thermal imaging device is good for 600 yards, and surprisingly, I was able to view bears near the roadway. Please note that the temperature scale is not reflective of inner body heat; the temp is reflective of surface temperature and is deceivingly lower for mammals that are fur bearing.
Tyler Brasington is a native born and raised Pennsylvanian, yet proud current Wisconsin resident. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a B.S. in Environmental Science. Currently, Tyler is pursuing his masters in Natural Resources with the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He has worked in Yellowstone National Park under the guidance and supervision of Dr. George Clokey and Dr. Jim Halfpenny.
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