May 26, 2016

Easy Catch

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May 26, 2016
Easy Catch

Species: Brown Bear/Grizzly Bear and Sockeye Salmon | Location: Katmai Region, Alaska, USA

Grizzly bear at Brooks Falls, Alaska catching sockeye salmon on a gently rainy day. This sockeye made a great leap and would have cleared the falls, but unfortunately, it was directly into the mouth of a waiting grizzly who had to do nothing more than just open his mouth. This shot captured the very instant before his jaws closed on the five to eight pound salmon.

About The Photographer

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Amateur, but have been actively involved in photography for 50+ years. Wildlife and action photography are my primary interests, but landscapes are also high on my list of favorite subjects..

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