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Jackson, Wyo. • Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools and the Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa are offering a number of spring package dates for multi-day adventures, which provide guests a chance to observe wolves and bears in the Greater Yellowstone Geo-Ecosystem and experience Jackson Hole hospitality.

The five-day excursions begin April 23, with the last one starting May 30. Expert biologists lead wolves and bears expeditions through Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, while exploring the ecological roles of the animals.

Highlights include stops in the Lamar and Hayden valleys, where bears hunt and wolves commonly den. The trip may include stops at Old Faithful, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs.

Prices begin at $2,908 for two and include trip leaders, two nights lodging at the Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa, two nights lodging in Cooke City, Mont., meals, snacks, and beverages, transportation, use of optics, all park entrance fees and dinner at the Wild Sage restaurant. They are limited to eight participants.

For information, log on to http://www.wildlifeexpeditions.org.

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