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Young bear running in water with freshly caught fish
Grizzly bear catching fish at Brooks Falls
Let Go of my Buddy
A brown bear catching salmon at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park
Bald eagle and brown bear at Katmai National Park
Not a Teddy Graham
Salmon Shake
Too Many Salmon Options!
Bristol Bay Lowland Meanders
Grizzly Grass
Grizzly Lunch
Thinking About It
Bear Talk
The Handshake
Grizzly Timing
Bear-zilla
Face to Face
A huge Alaskan Brown Bear at Brooks Falls, AK
Alaskan Brown Bear at Brooks Falls
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Too Many Salmon Options!

Here is a quintessential shot from Katmai National Park: bear with jumping salmon at Brooks Falls. July is all about the falls here. In the pre-salmon spawn days, this fall line acts like a speed bump, and delays the salmon’s arrival at its spawning ground. This bottleneck also happens to be the spot where the bears are at their highest concentration.

TAGS: Alaska, Katmai, Nps100

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Date Taken: 07.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
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