Friends Don't Use Friends as Bear Bait Coloring Activity

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Coloring Activity

Coloring activity with text "Friends Don't Use Friends as Bear Bait". Additional alt text on the webpage.

NPS / Matt Turner

The image is a coloring activity to encourage trip planning and wildlife safety in parks. Text on the image reads "Friends Don't Use Friends as Bear Bait. National Park Service. Keeping You Safe Since 1916." The illustration includes outlines of a person pushing another person to the ground with an outline of a bear approaching. There are six trees and a mountain in the background. Instructions for the activity are included on this webpage.


Download the “Friends Don't Use Friends as Bear Bait” image. Choose your method:

  1. Print the image and color it with art supplies of your choice or
  2. Use a software program to draw or paint on the image

Share your art masterpiece on social media using #KeepingWildlifeWild and #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque to promote trip planning and wildlife safety in parks.


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Last updated: April 20, 2020