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A Bear Hunt in Athabasca (Strong Lungs)
A Bear Hunt in Athabasca (Baiting the Stand)
Foot Traffic Only-Clyde Arc
Curious baby
Sean D. Tucker,Mike Goulian
Balloch Castle IR
USAF Heritage Flight
In the shade
The road to Santa Isabel
Blue Angels RI Airshow 2018
"The Diamond" on Long's Peak
A Bear Hunt in Athabasca (Beavers for Bait)
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
A Bear Hunt in Athabasca (In the Salt)
Cliff Dwellers
Colorful buildings
Boy in fountain
Kids in a fountain
Abandoned boat
A white bridge reflected in water
mannequins at the historical center of New Athos
A rainbow by the flag
Southern Charm
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A Bear Hunt in Athabasca (Beavers for Bait)

I shot this from up in a tree stand while documenting a bear hunt in Athabasca (Alberta, Canada). Beavers are used as bait, often tied up high so the bears will stand up to reach it. While they are standing, the hunter can gain a better idea of the size and the sex of the bear.

TAGS: Bear, Canada, Forest, Hunting, Nature

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
Member since 2018
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© Christie Caputo.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2016
Total Views: 276
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 11, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 180mm
Shutter Speed: 1/200
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO200
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