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Alaska - Katmai NP and the Foothills of the Alaska Range

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Apparently the Flounder she caught and was feeding on here was not enough.  When another fish splashed off in the distance, this Coastal Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) abandoned her meal and dashed off after another.  The ease with which this bear is distracted may have been a factor in her long her two spring cubs, which we learned had been killed by a male bear the week before we arrived.  She supposedly left her cubs to chase a fish.  Hallo Bay, Katmai National Park, Alaska.
Let the Chase Begin!