Grizzly attacks on humans in and around our national parks always make the news, but you’re more likely to be attacked by bison, or ticks. Here’s a guide for wary campers.
Jordan Fisher Smith spent 21 years as a park ranger and rescue medic in California, Wyoming, Idaho, and Alaska. His ranger memoir, Nature Noir, was a Wall Street Journal Summer Reading pick and an Audubon Magazine Editor’s Choice. His Engineering Eden, covering the bear attack on Harry Walker and the struggle to live peacefully with wildlife in the national parks, was published in June by Crown and the accompanying audio book was released by Blackstone.