Bear photos

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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
A brown bear mother (sow) stands in tall sedge grass to look for other approaching bears that may be a threat to her cubs.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19153  
Brown bear female sow in sedge meadow, with her three spring cubs hidden by the deep grass next to her.  These cubs were born earlier in the spring and will remain with their mother for almost two years, relying on her completely for their survival, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Brown bear female sow in sedge meadow, with her three spring cubs hidden by the deep grass next to her. These cubs were born earlier in the spring and will remain with their mother for almost two years, relying on her completely for their survival.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19154  
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
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.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19155  
Young brown bear grazes in tall sedge grass.  Brown bears can consume 30 lbs of sedge grass daily, waiting weeks until spawning salmon fill the rivers, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Young brown bear grazes in tall sedge grass. Brown bears can consume 30 lbs of sedge grass daily, waiting weeks until spawning salmon fill the rivers.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19156  
Portrait of a young brown bear, pausing while grazing in tall sedge grass.  Brown bears can consume 30 lbs of sedge grass daily, waiting weeks until spawning salmon fill the rivers, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Portrait of a young brown bear, pausing while grazing in tall sedge grass. Brown bears can consume 30 lbs of sedge grass daily, waiting weeks until spawning salmon fill the rivers.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19157  
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
A brown bear mother (sow) stands in tall sedge grass to look for other approaching bears that may be a threat to her cubs.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19158  
Coastal brown bear cub, one and a half years old, near Johnson River.  This cub will remain with its mother for about another six months, and will be on its own next year, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear cub, one and a half years old, near Johnson River. This cub will remain with its mother for about another six months, and will be on its own next year.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Johnson River, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19159  
Lazy grizzly bear naps on a log, surrounding by the grass sedge grass that is typical of the coastal region of Lake Clark National Park, Ursus arctos
Lazy grizzly bear naps on a log, surrounding by the grass sedge grass that is typical of the coastal region of Lake Clark National Park.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19160  
Full grown, mature male coastal brown bear boar (grizzly bear) in sedge grass meadows, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Full grown, mature male coastal brown bear boar (grizzly bear) in sedge grass meadows.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19161  
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
A brown bear mother (sow) stands in tall sedge grass to look for other approaching bears that may be a threat to her cubs.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19162  
Coastal brown bear on sand flats at low tide, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear on sand flats at low tide.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19163  
Juvenile female coastal brown bear walks on beach, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Juvenile female coastal brown bear walks on beach.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19164  
Coastal brown bear cub, one and a half years old, near Johnson River.  This cub will remain with its mother for about another six months, and will be on its own next year, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear cub, one and a half years old, near Johnson River. This cub will remain with its mother for about another six months, and will be on its own next year.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Johnson River, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19199  
Coastal brown bear in sedge grass meadow, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear in sedge grass meadow.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19223  
Young brown bear grazes in tall sedge grass.  Brown bears can consume 30 lbs of sedge grass daily, waiting weeks until spawning salmon fill the rivers, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Young brown bear grazes in tall sedge grass. Brown bears can consume 30 lbs of sedge grass daily, waiting weeks until spawning salmon fill the rivers.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19244  
Coastal brown bear (grizzly bear) walks sedge grass meadow near Silver Salmon Creek, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Coastal brown bear (grizzly bear) walks sedge grass meadow near Silver Salmon Creek.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19145  
Black bear portrait.  American black bears range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown.  They prefer forested and meadow environments. This bear still has its thick, full winter coat, which will be shed soon with the approach of summer, Ursus americanus, Orr, Minnesota
Black bear portrait. American black bears range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. They prefer forested and meadow environments. This bear still has its thick, full winter coat, which will be shed soon with the approach of summer.
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Location: Orr, Minnesota
Image ID: 18742  
Grizzly bear, autumn, fall, brown grasses, Ursus arctos horribilis, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Grizzly bear, autumn, fall, brown grasses.
Species: Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
Location: Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Image ID: 19614  
Brown bear female sow with spring cubs.  These three cubs were born earlier in the spring and will remain with their mother for almost two years, relying on her completely for their survival, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Brown bear female sow with spring cubs. These three cubs were born earlier in the spring and will remain with their mother for almost two years, relying on her completely for their survival.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19181  
Young brown bear stands in tall sedge grass to get a better view of other approaching bears, Ursus arctos, Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Young brown bear stands in tall sedge grass to get a better view of other approaching bears.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 19212  
American black bear, adult male, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Ursus americanus
American black bear, adult male, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: American black bear, Ursus americanus
Image ID: 15981  
Alaskan brown bear catching a jumping salmon, Brooks Falls, Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park
Alaskan brown bear catching a jumping salmon, Brooks Falls.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17032  
Alaskan brown bear catching a jumping salmon, Brooks Falls, Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park
Alaskan brown bear catching a jumping salmon, Brooks Falls.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17033  
Two young brown bears mock fighting, Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Two young brown bears mock fighting.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17035  
A large, old brown bear (grizzly bear) wades across Brooks River. Coastal and near-coastal brown bears in Alaska can live to 25 years of age, weigh up to 1400 lbs and stand over 9 feet tall, Ursus arctos, Katmai National Park
A large, old brown bear (grizzly bear) wades across Brooks River. Coastal and near-coastal brown bears in Alaska can live to 25 years of age, weigh up to 1400 lbs and stand over 9 feet tall.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17038  
Brown bear (grizzly bear), Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Brown bear (grizzly bear).
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17040  
Brown bear (grizzly bear), Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Brown bear (grizzly bear).
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17041  
A brown bear eats a salmon it has caught in the Brooks River, Ursus arctos, Katmai National Park, Alaska
A brown bear eats a salmon it has caught in the Brooks River.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17051  
Brown bear spring cub, just a few months old, Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Brown bear spring cub, just a few months old.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17056  
Brown bear walks through the marshes that skirt the Brooks River, Ursus arctos, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Brown bear walks through the marshes that skirt the Brooks River.
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska
Image ID: 17062  
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