Alaska Salmon Run (44 images)

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Late August, early September 2015 on the shores of The Cook Inlet. Salmon run! Brown bears trying to fatten up on a rich diet of salmon, in order to maximize fat reserves before they hibernate for the winter. Record high tides swamped the meadow in the afternoons, but this seemed to concentrate the bears' attention and focus on the early morning and early evening low tides. Happily the times with the best soft light. Fish were abundant, and a handful of active and successful brown bears...
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