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Image 17329, A brown bear eats a salmon it has caught in the Brooks River. Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA, Ursus arctos, Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.   Keywords: alaska:alaskan brown bear:animal:animalia:arctos:bear:bear behavior:brooks falls:brooks river:brown bear:brown bear catching salmon:brown bear eating salmon:caniformia:carnivora:carnivore:chordata:coastal brown bear:environment:grizzly bear:jump:katmai:katmai national park:leap:mammal:national park:national parks:nature:outdoors:outside:river:salmon:spawn:ursidae:ursus:ursus arctos:ursus arctos horribilis:usa:vertebrata:vertebrate:water.

Each July Silver and King salmon return from the ocean by way of Brooks Lake and swim up the Brooks River to Naknek Lake. Brooks Falls is just one obstacle facing these salmon. Not only must the fish leap high enough to reach the top of the falls, they must also avoid the Grizzly bears that try to catch them below, at and above the falls. Dozens of Alaskan brown bears are found in the Brooks River area in July and many are often seen at the falls or in the river below the falls each day. When the salmon run has ended, usually by late July, the bears disperse, only to gather along Brooks River again in September as the dying salmon, too weak to swim, float back down the river after having spawned out in Naknek Lake.

A brown bear eats a salmon it has caught in the Brooks River. Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA
Image: 17329  -?- 
Species: Ursus arctos
Common name: Brown bear
Range: Holarctic
Other Names: Grizzly bear, Alaskan brown bear, coastal brown bear, Ursus arctos horribilis
Endangered Status: Threatened (ESA)
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA
Copyright © Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.

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