September 21, 2014

Fight in the Water

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September 21, 2014
Fight in the Water

Species: Brown Bear | Location: Alaska - Katmai, United States

Two coastal brown bears fight in the cold waters of Alaska'as Katmai National Park.  There are two general types of brown bears, the coastal brown bear and the inland grizzly. Grizzlies are mostly herbivores and weigh as little as 350 pounds, while a coastal brown bear who eats mostly spawning salmon may reach 1,500 pounds!

About The Photographer

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Eric's illustrious career began in Alaska in 1989, where he worked as a field researcher on many of the state’s diverse animal species, including river otters, waterfowl, moose and reindeer. He also served as the Head Naturalist at Kantishna Roadhouse Lodge in Denali National Park. Read Eric's bio to learn more about him!

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