18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A large Grizzly Bear keeps a watchful eye over his prize.

Along the Yellowstone River sits a large male Grizzly bear atop his kill – a bull elk he took down days before. For eight days he ate and slept on his prize, keeping ravens and wolves at bay.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Camera: NIKON D4
Copyright: © Alicia White