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Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego, Phalacrocorax auritus Golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos Adult female moose in deep meadow grass near Christian Creek, Alces alces, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Double-crested cormorant drys its wings in the sun following a morning of foraging in the ocean, La Jolla cliffs, near San Diego.
Image ID: 26529  
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Golden eagle.
Image ID: 12210  
Species: Golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos
 
Adult female moose in deep meadow grass near Christian Creek.
Image ID: 13039  
Species: Moose, Alces alces
Location: Christian Creek, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
The bisons massive head is its most characteristic feature. Its forehead bulges because of its convex-shaped frontal bone. Its shoulder hump, dwindling bowlike to the haunches, is supported by unusually long spinal vertebrae. Over powerful neck and shoulder muscles grows a great shaggy coat of curly brown fur, and over the head, like an immense hood, grows a shock of black hair. Its forequarters are higher and much heavier than its haunches. A mature bull stands about 6 1/2 feet (2 meters) at the shoulder and weighs more than 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms). The bisons horns are short and black. In the male they are thick at the base and taper abruptly to sharp points as they curve outward and upward; the females horns are more slender, Bison bison, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Bull elephant seal exits the water to retake his position on the beach.  He shows considerable scarring on his chest and proboscis from many winters fighting other males for territory and rights to a harem of females.  Sandy beach rookery, winter, Central California, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon Great egret (white egret), Ardea alba, Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, California
The bisons massive head is its most characteristic feature. Its forehead bulges because of its convex-shaped frontal bone. Its shoulder hump, dwindling bowlike to the haunches, is supported by unusually long spinal vertebrae. Over powerful neck and shoulder muscles grows a great shaggy coat of curly brown fur, and over the head, like an immense hood, grows a shock of black hair. Its forequarters are higher and much heavier than its haunches. A mature bull stands about 6 1/2 feet (2 meters) at the shoulder and weighs more than 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms). The bisons horns are short and black. In the male they are thick at the base and taper abruptly to sharp points as they curve outward and upward; the females horns are more slender.
Image ID: 13120  
Species: American bison, Bison bison
Location: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
Bull elephant seal exits the water to retake his position on the beach. He shows considerable scarring on his chest and proboscis from many winters fighting other males for territory and rights to a harem of females. Sandy beach rookery, winter, Central California.
Image ID: 15458  
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California, USA
 
Great egret (white egret).
Image ID: 15657  
Species: Great egret, Ardea alba
Location: Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve, Newport Beach, California, USA
 
Wood duck, male, Aix sponsa, Santee Lakes Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts, Phalacrocorax auritus, La Jolla, California Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Wood duck, male.
Image ID: 15694  
Species: Wood duck, Aix sponsa
Location: Santee Lakes, California, USA
 
Double-crested cormorant, breeding plumage showing tufts.
Image ID: 15784  
Species: Double-crested cormorant, Phalacrocorax auritus
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15791  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Coyote, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Canis latrans Two mature brown bears fight to establish hierarchy and fishing rights, Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska Brown bear waits for salmon at Brooks Falls. Blurring of the water is caused by a long shutter speed. Brooks River, Ursus arctos, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Coyote, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15879  
Species: Coyote, Canis latrans
 
Two mature brown bears fight to establish hierarchy and fishing rights.
Image ID: 17036  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Brown bear waits for salmon at Brooks Falls. Blurring of the water is caused by a long shutter speed. Brooks River.
Image ID: 17047  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Western gulls, courtship behaviour, Larus occidentalis, La Jolla, California Black bear walking in a grassy meadow.  Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds.  Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age.  Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Black bear walking in a grassy meadow.  Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds.  Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age.  Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota
Western gulls, courtship behaviour.
Image ID: 18397  
Species: Western gull, Larus occidentalis
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow. Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds. Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age. Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder.
Image ID: 18741  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow. Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds. Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age. Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder.
Image ID: 18743  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear in a tree.  Black bears are expert tree climbers and will ascend trees if they sense danger or the approach of larger bears, to seek a place to rest, or to get a view of their surroundings, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Black bear cub in a tree.  Mother bears will often send their cubs up into the safety of a tree if larger bears (who might seek to injure the cubs) are nearby.  Black bears have sharp claws and, in spite of their size, are expert tree climbers, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Black bear in a tree.  Black bears are expert tree climbers and will ascend trees if they sense danger or the approach of larger bears, to seek a place to rest, or to get a view of their surroundings, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota
Black bear in a tree. Black bears are expert tree climbers and will ascend trees if they sense danger or the approach of larger bears, to seek a place to rest, or to get a view of their surroundings.
Image ID: 18745  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear cub in a tree. Mother bears will often send their cubs up into the safety of a tree if larger bears (who might seek to injure the cubs) are nearby. Black bears have sharp claws and, in spite of their size, are expert tree climbers.
Image ID: 18746  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear in a tree. Black bears are expert tree climbers and will ascend trees if they sense danger or the approach of larger bears, to seek a place to rest, or to get a view of their surroundings.
Image ID: 18747  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow.  Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds.  Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age.  Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Black bear walking in a grassy meadow.  Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds.  Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age.  Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota Brown bear walks on tide flats.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow. Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds. Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age. Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder.
Image ID: 18748  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Black bear walking in a grassy meadow. Black bears can live 25 years or more, and range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. Adult males typically weigh up to 600 pounds. Adult females weight up to 400 pounds and reach sexual maturity at 3 or 4 years of age. Adults stand about 3' tall at the shoulder.
Image ID: 18749  
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota, USA
 
Brown bear walks on tide flats. Grizzly bear.
Image ID: 19136  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Juvenile female coastal brown bear (grizzly bear) grazes on sedge grass, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska Coastal brown bear in meadow.  The tall sedge grasses in this coastal meadow are a food source for brown bears, who may eat 30 lbs of it each day during summer while waiting for their preferred food, salmon, to arrive in the nearby rivers, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska A brown bear mother (sow) stands in tall sedge grass to look for other approaching bears that may be a threat to her cubs, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female coastal brown bear (grizzly bear) grazes on sedge grass.
Image ID: 19137  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Coastal brown bear in meadow. The tall sedge grasses in this coastal meadow are a food source for brown bears, who may eat 30 lbs of it each day during summer while waiting for their preferred food, salmon, to arrive in the nearby rivers.
Image ID: 19138  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
A brown bear mother (sow) stands in tall sedge grass to look for other approaching bears that may be a threat to her cubs.
Image ID: 19139  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide.  Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska Coastal brown bear on sand flats at low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Image ID: 19140  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Juvenile female brown bear forages for razor clams in sand flats at extreme low tide. Grizzly bear.
Image ID: 19141  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Coastal brown bear on sand flats at low tide.
Image ID: 19142  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Young brown bear stands in tall sedge grass to get a better view of other approaching bears, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska Coastal brown bear walking on sand beach, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska Coastal brown bear walks in Silver Salmon Creek, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Young brown bear stands in tall sedge grass to get a better view of other approaching bears.
Image ID: 19143  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Coastal brown bear walking on sand beach.
Image ID: 19144  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 
Coastal brown bear walks in Silver Salmon Creek.
Image ID: 19146  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Silver Salmon Creek, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA
 

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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Aix sponsa
Alces alces
Aphelocoma ultramarina
Aquila chrysaetos
Arctocephalus townsendi
Ardea alba
Baeolophus wollweberi
Balaenoptera musculus
Bison bison
Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Canis latrans
Carcharhinus galapagensis
Carcharodon carcharias
Cardinalis cardinalis
Cardinalis sinuatus
Carpodacus mexicanus
Cervus canadensis
Chen caerulescens
Fregata magnificens
Galeocerdo cuvier
Geococcyx californianus
Grus canadensis
Gygis alba
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Icterus bullockii
Icterus cucullatus
Larus occidentalis
Megaptera novaeangliae
Melanerpes formicivorus
Meleagris gallopavo
Mirounga angustirostris
Mola mola
Molothrus ater
Odocoileus hemionus
Oncorhynchus nerka
Passer domesticus
Pelecanus occidentalis
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Phalacrocorax auritus
Pheucticus melanocephalus
Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pipilo fuscus
Prionace glauca
Puma concolor
Pygoscelis adeliae
Spheniscus mendiculus
Sphyrna lewini
Sula granti
Sula leucogaster
Toxostoma curvirostre
Ursus americanus
Ursus arctos
Zalophus californianus
Zalophus californianus wollebacki
Zalophus californianus wollebaeki

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