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15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Bear and Salmon

This brown bear successfully captured a salmon in Kuril Lake. There is no happier bear than a bear with a fresh salmon in his mouth! The bears at Kuril Lake are in a state of hyperphaghia, meaning they are always hungry. They must gain weight before the winter’s hibernation and catch up to 40 salmon a day to achieve that.

This photo is a finalist in the Natural World category of our 15th Annual Photo Contest. See all 60 finalists here.

TAGS: Bear, Fish, Lake, Salmon

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Ramat Gan, Israel
Member since 2016
Awards
Photo of the Day: 03.05.18 Editors' Pick Finalist
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Copyright:
© Roie Galitz.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Total Views: 11300
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION Kuril Lake, Kamchatka, Russia